Educating The Masses Is The ONLY SOLUTION To Getting Mental Awareness OUT OF THE CLOSET


It is my belief that educating the public is the ONLY way to get society to understand the importance of the epidemic the world is facing with their collective biases and stigmas they place on the subject of MENTAL HEALTH. I belong to a Think Tank, and recently a Mayor in AZ addressed the subject focusing on teens and children. I posted some comments in the tank that I am going to share here. I don’t think enough is said about mental health and am sick and tired of the subject being ignored and shoved under the rug. Ignoring the subject will not make it go away. There are so many hidden costs that society is paying for this very moment. For example, there are prisons full of inmates suffering with mental disorders.  Just compare the cost difference in treating these people and incarcerating them. Locking them in jails is…

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About Martha (Marty) Dickson Patterson

Marty: Retired from sales and management near Seattle, Washington.
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