30 Things Your Friends Struggling With Mental Health Want You To Know

Ask Reddit wants you to know a few things about mental health.

23. You’re dealing with people who are essentially running with one leg in a two legged race. The bar for success for the mentally ill is much different than everyone else. For instance, someone suffering from severe depression making it to old age is sometimes a great feat… It certainly kills many before they get there.

24. There is literally nothing wrong with having to take medication for a mental illness. It doesn’t mean you’re creating “artificial happiness” or a dependency issue. You’re correcting your brain’s shortcomings with the resources that you have available. We do what we have to do to improve our mental health.

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