Please find below a curated list of 150 of The Best Stigma Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Stigma Quotes that resonate.
I spoke so much about being a manic-depressive. I want to bring everyone back to my earliest memories of this companion of mine. Some people call this companion I have an ailment, or worse a terrible nightmare from which some people cannot awaken. I know that I have nothing to be ashamed of. I have nothing that should garner a stigma.
We can prevent more people from becoming more addicted – that’s number one – with prescribing laws and making sure that people can’t get too many of these opioids when they are initially prescribed them. Number two is, we have to make sure the millions of people who are already addicted have access to good and effective treatment. Finally, it’s critical that we remove stigma and that’s why we’ve made a film, to show that this can happen to anyone.
Since I come from a family of mental instability, and I have suffered depression myself, I knew that living in shame is senseless and painful, and that by talking about it, I have come to peace with it. The stigma behind people’s suffering needs to end. We as a community need to embrace these disorders, try to understand them (if only just to talk about them) so that we can cease being defined by them.