Imagine fighting a silent battle every day, a battle that isn’t physical, but mental. A battle that can’t be seen by others, so they don’t even know it’s happening. Welcome to the hidden world of mental illness. This often invisible struggle leaves many people feeling isolated and misunderstood due to the pervasive stigma that surrounds mental health issues. This stigma can be as debilitating as the illness itself, shadowing everything with negative perceptions and judgments.