Revising Attitudes Toward Mental Health


You err (“New Resource Opens for Troubled Teens,” Dec. 11 edition); the error is common.

The real fear is of people who direct stigmas, and people who mindlessly repeat them, acceding to playing that mind game.

In that vein, you present yourself as someone to fear. And you do not intend to do so.

See rape/stigma, for an earlier, insidious version.


Harold A. Maio

Ft. Myers, Fla.

The author is a retired mental health editor.

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