The acerbic Ben Goldacre debunks the Blue Monday myth in today’s Guardian.
So Blue Monday does not put a catchy name on a simple human truth. It only really shows us how easy it is to take an idea that people think they already know, and then sell it back to them. Even if it’s false.
While it might be tempting to try to piggyback on nonsense, communicating on mental health issues – like anything interesting — requires that you challenge stigma and assumptions, not reinforce them.Curious? Continue reading
Source: The Guardian