Breaking the Silence Around Mental Illness

Patrick A. Roland tells us his views on how fearful perspectives can be understood, and the conversation on mental health can be moved forwards.

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Social Anxiety: “Off the Beaten Track” – Interview with Vincent Mars

Vincent Mars is a writer from Romania. In his articles, ‘Social Anxiety and What (Not) to Do About It’ and ‘The Benefits of Being an Introvert’, Vincent writes of his past experiences: how he hid from social anxiety, and the change in perception that instead allowed him to view it as a personal strength. This refreshing perspective interested me to know more, including how he came to that realisation, and any advice he would give to others who are experiencing the same.

This interview is conducted as part of a series of articles aiming to enlighten stories as well as strategies related to mental health.

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