Part 1: Reducing Stigma. Is That Possible? By Carla Castillo

“People tend to treat mental health like some big scary monster in Singapore,” shares Carla, a youth community member with Resilience Collective.

 

Hear as Carla sheds a light on the need to understand mental health conditions to help mitigate the barriers of mental health stigma. She mentions having to face mental health stigma due to the lack of understanding of mental health conditions and symptoms, especially among adults such as parents or their loved ones.

 

To continue tackling stigma, Carla also explains the need to be more aware of such conditions and symptoms to be able to nurture empathy to erase the walls of stigma.

 

Carla is also a creative in the arts industry and is looking at ways to expand her plant collection as a plant mom!

 

Share this with someone today! And encourage a person that you know who might be going through similar struggles to seek help and find support.

 

Watch to learn more!

 

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Reflection Questions

Take a deep breath in, and spend a few minutes gently pondering over these questions from the video:

 

1. What are some steps that I can use to reduce mental health stigma in the workplace?

 

2. How do I learn more about mental health conditions to understand how to work with my colleagues who might have mental health conditions?

Part 2: “My Struggle with ADHD at the workplace” by Carla Castillo

How can we support people with mental health challenges at the workplace?

 

Hear more from Carla, a youth community member with Resilience Collective as she provides insight about facing struggles at the workplace.

 

She shares about how a supportive and understanding workplace can play a pivotal role in supporting someone with a mental health condition, or going through a mental health challenge.

 

Find out how you can build a supportive and understanding culture at your workplace!

 

Join our peer support sessions here.

Reflection Questions

Take a deep breath in, and spend a few minutes gently pondering over these questions from the video:

 

1. What are 3 ways that I can take to foster a supportive and understanding culture at the workplace?

 

2. How do I communicate my challenges to my colleagues or supervisors to ensure that I receive sufficient support and that my work efforts are appreciated?

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