Sunday, July 15, 2012


People with mental illness are often perceived as very difficult to deal with and therefore marginalized.

I sometimes think: it could have been me with that mental illness.  What if it had been me?  How would I want people to treat me?

Reflecting on those questions helps me to understand how to respond better and not react defensively or out of anger.

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