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Wallaa’s Project: Labels and Mental Health

“I think society has associated (mental health) labels with weakness and embarrassment.”

“I think society has associated (mental health) labels with weakness and embarrassment.” Our panel of experts discusses their first-hand experiences as refugees in the US and how they adapted through mental health practices.

This clip is a segment from the Salt Lake City Well Beings Tour event, Utah’s Refugee Youth and Mental Health: A Welcome Exploration hosted by public media station PBSUtah.

The Well Beings Tour is a series of community-based outreach events hosted by local public media stations across the country to demystify and normalize mental health matters, address discrimination and stigma, and encourage compassion. Check our tour schedule to learn more.

WellBeings.org is a mental health resource, not a crisis or suicide response website. If you are in crisis, or experiencing thoughts of suicide, please text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741), or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.