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By Lindsay Holmes
September 27, 2016

It's no secret that there's a veil of shame surrounding mental illness.

Nearly one in five American adults will experience a mental health disorder in a given year. Yet only 25 percent of people with a psychological condition feel that others are understanding or compassionate about their illness, according to the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.