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Patrick J. Kennedy Works To Reduce Stigma Around Mental Health, Substance Use With New Book

Michelle Miller reports on how former congressman Patrick J. Kennedy and author Stephen Fried are hoping to make change with their new book.

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Originally Published: May 11, 2024

Eighty-four million Americans had a mental disorder in 2022, while 34 million people had a substance use disorder. About 11 million people dealt with both, but many did not receive professional treatment, partially because of a persistent stigma leading to silence and shame around mental health problems.

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