Video: Experts, millennials talk culture and stigma

Cultural background determines how you view mental health from sharing diagnoses to seeking treatment.

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By Kierstyn Schneck and Nathan Strauss/Matters of the Mind

Millennials talk mental health in a multicultural world

Our cultural experience determines how we view the world. This includes our perspectives on mental health.

 

Stigma or not?

Yes, younger people share a lot more personal information.  But stigma still persists, in some cultures more than others.

Getting Treatment

A diverse population doesn’t mean an equal population in terms of having access to mental health treatment.

Generational Divide

Millennials on average are more likely to share about private issues. Except when culture dictates otherwise.

“How would you define mental health?”

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