#CountMeIn Call to Action - Week 28: Combat Misinformation about Mental Health Challenges.

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Childhood trauma from violence, abuse, racism, and other adverse childhood experiences, is at the root of many mental health issues. Long-term effects from these experiences may surface later in life and have a permanent impact on overall health and well-being. Join us in acknowledging this important truth and debunking the myth that all mental health challenges are purely biologically caused.

Combat misinformation about mental health challenges.

It is a problematic myth that most mental health issues have purely biological roots. The majority of mental health challenges faced by women and girls are the result of trauma, such as adverse childhood experiences or gender-based violence. Inform yourself and actively educate others.

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