Mental health in America has reached a crisis point; it is arguably one of the most important topics in today’s modern society.
I don’t need a thank you or a favor in return, I just want to help pull you out of the dark.
No face of depression or anxiety. No face of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder or OCD.
You cannot empathize with your friends that have an anxiety disorder.
Sometimes just one loving person is all it takes to save someone’s life.
All I know is this: Losing two people to the same disease you have hit close to home.
There, in that oddly cold Pittsburgh CVS, my fairy tale romance/antidepressant success story began.
The thing many people don’t understand about depression is that it mutes your ability to reach out. Even when I wanted to scream, I didn’t feel like I could speak.
This was a hospital, after all, they couldn’t be bothered by a sick person trying to reduce the harm of his disease.
Always remember, “strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.”