The Courageous Class - Standing Against Stigma

The Courageous Class

After 35 years of addressing the devastating impact of stigma in the HIV/AIDS community, we’re now witnessing how stigma is affecting the pervasive mental health crisis.

That’s why, this season, we’re recognizing two courageous individuals who are living with mental illness and using their resilience and insights to help fight stigma.

The Courageous Class - Elyse Fox

Elyse Fox

Filmmaker and founder of Sad Girls Club

Learn about her daily journey with depression and how she’s emotionally empowering thousands of young women.

Meet Elyse

  1 in 4 people in the world will be affected by a mental disorder at some point in their lives.

World Health Organization
The Courageous Class - Utkarsh Ambudkar

Utkarsh Ambudkar

Actor, Writer, Musician, and NAMI Ambassador

Hear about his journey to sobriety and how he mindfully copes with his anxiety to “suit up and show up” every day.

Meet Utkarsh

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If you or someone you know is struggling, you are not alone. Click on the link to learn more about how NAMI can support you.

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Be the messenger,
break the stigma.

All net proceeds from the sale of this T-shirt and tote will be donated to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).*

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*From May 1–September 30, 2019, Kenneth Cole will donate all net proceeds from the sale of “I Have Issues” T-shirts and Tote Bags to The Kenneth Cole Foundation in support of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (minimum donation of 15% of the purchase price).

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