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May is Mental Health Awareness Month WBKB 11 [Video]

ALPENA, Mich. — In May, people all across the mental health community come together to spread awareness about mental health.  The National Institute of Mental Health says there are 1 in 5 adults in America living with a mental illness- and yet stigma still exists for people seeking treatment.  In this week’s Insights, WBKB Reporter Sheri Stuart takes a look at why Mental Health Awareness Month is so important.

Insights airs Sunday at 11 a.m. on ABC and at 11:30 a.m. CBS.

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5 Types of Toxic Friends [Video]

Friendship plays an important role in our lives. However, we aren’t always blessed with having reliable and trusting friends around us. Have you ever felt like this in your experience? #toxicfriends #friendshipsCredits Writer: Veronica MaScript Editor & Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda SilveraAnimator: Lesly YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong ReferencesTEDx Talks. (2016, December 21). Sharon Livingston: 8 signs of a toxic friendship. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-94Ql0UphdATED-Ed Student Talks. (2019, May 17). Leo Hamric: What can you do when a friendship becomes harmful? Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pzZX33z-qEIf you have any experience or anything to add let me know in the comments.