and .....Neither is YOURS !!!
Mental illnesses are health conditions involving changes in emotion, thinking or behavior ( or a combination of these ). Mental illnesses are associated with distress and/or problems functioning in social, work or family activities. Mental illness is common then most people realize and could very well be affecting someone you know and/or love !!! Mental disorders comprise a broad range of problems, with different symptoms. However, they are generally characterized by some combination of abnormal thoughts, emotions, behaviour and relationships with others. Examples are schizophrenia, depression, intellectual disabilities and disorders due to drug abuse. Most of these disorders can be and are successfully treated !!!!
World Mental Health Day
Mental Health is JUST as important as Physical Health !!
Metal Health and Suicide Prevention Advocate and Sufferer
January 24, 2000 - Present Murfreesboro, Tennessee
I use to be ashamed of who I was until I realized that it is indeed , OK to NOT be OK !!!!! Suffering with MDD ( Major Depressive Disorder ) anxiety ,OCD , panic attacks and PTSD myself AND I know ALL to well what this darkness feels like and although I'm educating myself along the way I do try my best to stand up and fight for myself and anyone else going through any form of metal illness !!! When I was 16 yrs old , I watched one of my best friends try to live this world in her own way ...she CUT and overdosed on 99 lithium pills and had I not of gotten to her she may not be here today !! Suicide prevention is so important to me as well !!! If more people knew it was OK to NOT be OK , and not so scared to speak about it out loud and / or just get the help they so need maybe we could save more !!! Anytime I can help someone ,I'm here !!! I have my flashlight and I promise you I will sit in that darkness with you always !!!!!