An Atrocious Mental Health System

“We have an atrocious mental health system,” someone once said to me, followed moments later by, “We’re going to require psychiatry of you.” My, you make it sound so attractive. 😉 Unfortunately, it’s a very true statement. Some areas are better than others. I feel badly for people living in Texas. The care given forContinue reading “An Atrocious Mental Health System”

Stigma and self-harm

There is a huge stigma associated with mental illness. Of living with a diagnosis such as borderline personality disorder. There are a lot of misperceptions. We have riots and demonstrations when the “n-word” is used and rightfully so. The term is offensive to me and abusive to the recipient. It is the terminology of hate.Continue reading “Stigma and self-harm”

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