Labeling: Mental illness is definitely something labeled in society. Sometimes people refer to individuals with mental illness as being "mentally retarded" or "psycho." People may label these individuals as "less of a person" than a person without a mental illness. These labels go on and on, like things such as "crazy", "mad", "stupid", etc. People may also consider these individuals as a danger to society if they are not medicated, hospitalized, or are in public without proper supervision.
The Case For Dropping The Word 'Mental' From 'Mental Health'
In 2003, artist Anna Schuleit was commissioned to create a massive public art installation called Bloom at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center (MMHC) which was slated for demolition. Nearly 28,000 potted flowers filled almost every square foot of the MMHC including corridors, stairwells, offices and even a swimming pool for the showcase
Support Mental Health Awareness.. I am saddened by the treatment and lack of care she has recently received. I hope someday mental illness receives the attention it deserves. Mental health is an issue that needs to end. End it at http://www.fuzeus.com