Mental Illness and the Meds: Dealing with Stigma

Mental Illness and the Meds: Dealing with Stigma

I think most of us hate our depression, our anxiety, our insomnia, our PTSD, etc. We not only hate it, but feel shame for being afflicted with it.  This hate is born out of the narrative that our “mental illness” means something is wrong with us. What if our Nervous Depletion/Brain Fatigue is actually a symptom of how ill suited our culture, society, childhood histories or lifestyles are to the bodies and brains we have? 

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