Debunking mental illness myths

Posted at 6:31 PM, Feb 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-06 18:31:01-05

One in five Americans live with mental illness, but only 44 percent of adults seek the treatment they need. 

It carries a negative stigma, but doctors are working to debunk myths about mental illness. 

Dr. Drew Pate from Sheppard Pratt Health System joined ABC2's In Focus to discuss those myths and what you can do to help those with mental illness. 

See video above for full interview.

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