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My main problem of this project is how to attract people to join the activity as i noticed lost of people aren’t open minded to this and they scared of being discriminate, I had did a survey which proves it.

“Nearly Half of Americans With Severe Mental Illness Do Not Seek Treatment”

this article prove that many people with mental health problem are preventing of getting help

What Prevents People From Seeking Mental Health Treatment?

  • “Between the media stereotypes and common misconceptions about mental illness, it’s no wonder that no one wants to admit to it. And the misunderstandings of the general public and the nasty things people say about mental illness don’t help either.”
  • “Many people feel embarrassed or ashamed of their symptoms because our society places illogical taboos on mental health issues over physical conditions,”
  • Many people aren’t sure what warrants a therapy session.
  • most people wait until their symptoms are unbearable
  • Therapy can be costly.
  • too busy and no energy after work

This article discuss more of how to solve the problems

source:

http://natashatracy.com/mental-illness-issues/dont-people-get-help-mental-illness/ http://psychcentral.com/lib/seeking-mental-health-care-taking-the-first-scary-step/00013701 http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/broadcast-thought/201310/why-is-mental-illness-scary

http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2013/01/14/what-prevents-people-from-seeking-mental-health-treatment/

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