Although mental health conditions are extremely common, we rarely talk openly about our mental health in the way we do about our physical health. It’s time that’s changed. WhatMakesUs is a new local initiative collecting stories from community members living with mental health conditions, and their allies, to highlight what makes them who they are — not defined by a mental health condition.
WhatMakesUs was created by The Wellbeing Partners and PGP (The Public Good Projects) to reduce mental health stigma and create healthier, happier, communities across the Greater Omaha and Council Bluffs area. By using the power of storytelling, these stories give a face to conditions that often stay hidden showing that people with mental health conditions are really no different from those without.
If you or someone you know has a story to tell, offer to share your story. Together we can change the conversation about mental health. Learn more about WhatMakesUs at whatmakesus.com.
We have so much great news to share from our nonprofit partners about their amazing work. But, we'd love to hear from you. Let us know if you have stories you'd like to tell and we'll make you a guest blogger!!