Michelle: Barack ‘Believes Strongly’ Getting Mental Health Help Is ‘Sign of Strength’

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Michelle Obama: ‘My Husband Believes Strongly’ Getting Mental Health Treatment Is ‘Sign of Strength’ (CNS News)

First lady Michelle Obama said Wednesday at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., that her husband, President Barack Obama “believes strongly” that getting support and treatment for a mental health issue “isn’t a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength.”

“It’s time to tell everyone who’s dealing with a mental health issue that they’re not alone, and that getting support and treatment  isn’t a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength,” said Mrs. Obama. “That’s something that my husband believes strongly as president, because in this country when you're fighting an illness whether that’s mental or physical you should be able to get the help you need, end of story.”

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