According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, did you know that every 1 in 4 adults struggles with a mental illness each year or that every 1 in 17 adults suffers from a serious mental illness such as major depression or bipolar disorder? (NAMI, 2013)

Mental illness can affect anyone at anytime and with so many individuals affected, it is astounding to see that there is such a stigma surrounding mental health. One major misconception is people who suffer from mental illnesses are weak leading few to seek treatment or counseling.

We decided to speak out against these misconceptions with the #IDefineStrong campaign. Please join us in striking out the stigma by sending us your pictures with your best pose and tag us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at #IDefineStrong and #SeekSolaceNow