You're probably wrong about kids with mental illnesses.
As a society, we drastically need to improve upon the way we discuss and think about mental health. Despite the fact that people are more open about their mental health issues than ever before, there is still an astonishing amount of misinformation out there that can be harmful in the long run. Believing the many myths out there about mental health is never going to help us understand how to effectively deal with these issues.
Whether you suffer from mental health issues or not, it's important to educate yourself on the realities of these illnesses. That way, you can be in a better position to help someone suffering from mental health issues—or even to potentially help yourself one day as well. Click through to find out the truth behind common mental health myths.