“Stigma is a huge problem for people of all ages who are trying to understand mental health and the impact it can have on your life…”
Often, you hear advice telling you to “just be yourself”. Why is it so hard? How can we just be ourselves?
“One of the hardest lessons for me to come to terms with is that, I myself, cannot force anyone to seek help. I cannot make anyone want to get better…”
“Each individual is different and his or her way of dealing will also be very different. The important thing is to listen and be patient.”
“If I could work, pray, think, or exercise my way out of this I would have a long time ago…”
“I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott
Quotes from interviews with members of the mental health community.