So very often, people who struggle with mental illnesses are treated as if they are faking, exaggerating, attention seeking, or as if they really want to feel that way. Not true! Trying to “wish away” these problems is about as effective as concentrating really hard on growing a third arm.
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Thank you for this. I have wrote a similar post, expressing my feelings on mental illness. it would mean a lot, if you could view it – http://laurensaysitall.wordpress.com/2014/12/20/rethink-campaign/