Perceptions of Mental Illness.

I recently had a conversation with a close friend on the topic of mental illness, someone who had been tentatively diagnosed as having depression and anxiety. Upon their diagnoses and winding down from the emotional medical appointment their perception of the diagnoses began to drastically change. They felt that they were seen as “weak” or “crazy”, labelled as someone suffering from a common mental illness. Yet when I brought up the fact that it’s well known that I suffer(ed) from […]

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