20 Bull$h*t Phrases We “Crazy” People are Sick of…

20 Bull$h*t Phrases We “Crazy” People are Sick of…

At UNC, I took a Rethink Psychiatric Illness training on mental illnesses and how stigma impacts those with mental health conditions. When I went through the training, I honestly didn't see what the big deal was with some of the phrases they stated should be off limits. What... no one should use the terms "crazy" [...]

#EndTheStigma: Mental Illnesses

#EndTheStigma: Mental Illnesses

  Below are some misconceptions for mental illnesses...   Depression: The person is just weak.   Bipolar: The person is just excessively emotional, even violent.   OCD: The person is just a perfectionist.   PTSD: The person just needs to 'get over it'.   Schizophrenia: The person is just plain crazy.   ADHD: The person [...]

“Learning how to fight my own brain… is by far the most difficult task…”

“Learning how to fight my own brain… is by far the most difficult task…”

Learning how to fight my own brain and reroute my own thoughts is by far the most difficult task anyone has ever asked me to complete.     But these thoughts, the ones that are not truly yours are poison in your soul and they will destroy you if you don’t overcome them.   But [...]