Mental Illness is not an easy subject for everyone to understand, nonetheless, it is real and tough to live with. Regardless, you can learn.
Remember, there are two sides to every story. Not everyone will understand the reasons you react the way you do, and that’s ok.
All too often, I hear the of someone in a mental health crisis being turned away from care or there’s a shortage of beds. So, how can we affect change?
If we embrace the notion that behaviour and personality are two different things, we strengthen our empathy.