These 9 College Students Want To Tell You About Their Mental Illnesses

We applaud people who talk about their struggles with bodily injury or illness like amputations or cancer. But surviving mental illness is rarely celebrated. Even though mental illnesses like depression and anxiety are incredibly common, they carry a stigma that prevents many people from seeking treatment. So these students deserve a standing ovation for coming out of the shadows to tell the story of their journeys.

Don't give in to stigma. If you dig this video, share it so more people with mental illness can leave shame behind.