Mental illness can affect anyone. In fact, one in four adults will experience a mental disorder in any given year. Help us spread the important message that mental illnesses are medical illnesses, and treatment is available.
Stop The Stigma : The Realities Of Mental Health: There are some widespread misconceptions about mental health disorders. People think the cure for depression is to “keep your chin up,” that addiction is simple weakness, and that obsessive-compulsive disorder is humorous. Let’s set the record straight about how this stigma actually affects the lives of people living with mental health issues with this infographic from Visual.ly.
Just what are anxiety disorders anyway? Anxiety disorders are the commonest psychiatric illnesses globally. And while there is no cure for anxiety disorders, there are very effective treatments available with a good evidence base.
This is a picture for anyone who thinks depression is a choice. It's a real thing that a lot of people can't control. Don't tell me to "Get over it". I can't. Don't call me names or bully me because of the way I am. If you are reading this and you have a mental disorder know that you are beautiful and don't let anyone tell you otherwise.