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A Little Conversation Goes A Long Way

“There exists a strong stigma towards mental health in the South Asian community; many either decide to believe that it doesn’t exist or that it is negligible in the lives of both teenagers and adults. Since there is a limited opportunity to succeed in these countries, the culture becomes shifted amongst first-generation children to fall in line with the expectations of their superiors. It is true that being at the top of the intellectual totem pole will well-serve one later in life, but at what cost?”

Read this inspiring story, where Surya gives his perspective of struggling with mental health, both as a student and a member of the South Asian community.

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