Mental health challenges can range from anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and many other issues. So why is there such a stigma about mental health challenges that individuals have to overcome? That is a question that Matthew Smith from Prevention focus, Inc. sat down with Janet to answer.

The Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition is asking everyone to take their pledge to end stigma. For more information about the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition or to take the pledge now, visit You'll also find information on resources available for everyone. You can join the conversation on social media as well using #LetsTalkStigma.