Mental Health Association in Delaware

Mental Health Association in Delaware

Mental Health Association in Delaware
Mental Health Association in Delaware
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What is Body Positivity?

Body positivity refers to the assertion that all people deserve to have a positive body image, regardless of how society and popular culture view ideal shape, size, and appearance.

Some of the goals of the body positivity movement include:
-challenging how society views the body
-promoting the acceptance of all bodies
-helping people build confidence and acceptance of their own bodies
-addressing unrealistic body standards
Body positivity is not just about challenging how society views people based upon their physical size and shape, however. It also recognizes that judgments are often made based on race, gender, sexuality, and disability. 

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Category: Behavorial & Mental Health, Advocacy, Education, & Support

The Mental Health Association in Delaware promotes improved mental well being for all individuals and families in Delaware through education, support, and advocacy. About: The Mental Health Association is now an affiliate of the National Mental Health Association, Mental Health America and is a Community Outreach Partner for the National Institute of Mental Health.

MHA is the only non-profit organization in Delaware that is dedicated to the goal of early intervention and prevention of mental health problems in children and adults. MHA was recognized as a “Healthy Delaware Hero” in the recently published Healthy Delaware 2010 Prevention Agenda for its work in improving the mental health of Delaware’s citizens.