Mental Health Awareness PSA – End The Stigma

Mental Health Awareness PSA – End The Stigma


it’s hard to connect with those living
with a mental illness when one does not understand how it feels. living with bipolar disorder feels like
like being an unpredictable road. Speeding along the road is like being in
the manic state of extreme elation, but then I slide off the road from the rain
and I falter and fall into the depressive state. I stop and try to figure out what
to do, but my mind is jumbled and I can’t control my actions. I wish someone would
just stop and take a moment to understand and help me through living
with bipolar disorder. Living with depression feels like being stuck in a
tree. Looking down and seeing the distance makes me fell like I could never climb down,
and that I’m hopeless. It’s easy for people down there, the people living without without my illness, to not
understand how I feel. Sometimes I think the only way down is to just jump, that
suicide is my only answer. If only someone would understand my depression.
Fifty-percent of teens will experience mental health challenge in their life
for the other 50% who don’t it is crucial to understand, support and
protect those who need help. For more information visit eachmindmatters.org

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