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We’re All in This Together

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The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

I was inspired by a song today, and I thought it would be the perfect introduction to today’s post.

The Mental Illness Stigma – We’re All in This Together

simon-migaj-421505-unsplash.jpgOn the outside, you look normal–maybe even happy. You could also have a happy life full of people that love you, a job, a car, and a life that is decent to the outside world. None of that means that you are not fighting an invisible illness on the inside.

With mental illness for most the fight is in silence behind closed doors. It happens in your mind, and you fight a war. Battles are fought and lost, and most people have no idea. You’re different, and your brain just works differently–that makes you afraid. This is what I like to call the stigma.

Let’s face it. When we first learn that we have a mental illness, it is easier to believe…

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