“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.
“1. People with mental illness, especially those with schizophrenia are violent and dangerous…”
“It’s difficult not to be bothered by clearly demeaning and insensitive remarks. But what I have come to realize as a writer and a speaker, is that words only have meaning once we give them meaning…”