“Working with a therapist can provide the insight, issue spotting, and cognitive and emotional skill-building that talking with a friend or family member cannot.”
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Ryan Bass, practice group assistant, speaks the truth about mental health, explaining that even if you have close friends or family you can talk to, you may still need a therapist.

This video is part of our #StopTheStigma awareness campaign. Reed Smith is committed to talking openly about mental health, dispelling myths, and stopping the stigma that prevents people from seeking help. Mental health issues are common and treatable. If you’re experiencing a mental health or substance use issue, you are not alone.


To watch other videos in Reed Smith’s #StopTheStigma series, visit our YouTube playlist.