This video offers a good demonstration on how it sounds when someone who is depressed is asked “Are you even trying to get better?” or other similar advice often given to people with mental illnesses it also hits on the idea that saying you’ll “get better on your own” isn’t always helpful either.
- The Stigma of Mental Illness – #StoptheStigma (countingmyspoons.com)
- “fewer than 5 percent of the 120,000 gun-related killings in the United States between 2001 and 2010 were perpetrated by people diagnosed with mental illness” (brainmoleculermarketing.com)
- Cellphone therapy: New apps help track and treat mental illness – Al Jazeera America + MORE (onedaytohealth.com)
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