“You Are Not Alone.” This is a phrase that shows up often in our social media posts, on our website, in our other blogs posts, in presentations we give, and during our calls. So when I saw that same phrase as the amplified message for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) this month for Mental Health Awareness Month, I started reflecting on why this phrase is so important. It might seem like we use that phrase a lot, even too much at times. But it is the single most important thing we want every person experiencing abuse to know and feel assured of.
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