Life Span

Individual values, beliefs, and cultural norms may significantly shape one’s experience of mental health challenges as well as the perception of symptoms. Racial/ethnic, gender, and sexual minorities often suffer from poor mental health outcomes due to a number of barriers when seeking healthcare in general. Access to resources, misinformation, and higher levels of stigma are common obstacles to proper diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions.

Mental Health Support Is Not 'One Size Fits All'