We are all on the front lines of mental illness
Look around and you’ll see so many campaigns and courageous personalities bringing mental illness out of the closet. Bell Let’s Talk Day. Olympian Clara Hughes. Musician Steven Page. They share the desire for getting people discussing mental illness to remove the stigma and bring it into the public discourse.
And it feels like we’re making some progress.
Sure, we can evolve better systems, add more resources and advance treatment options. But let’s make no mistake: mental illness is big. It’s vast. It’s complex. It’s tough to get into the details because everyone’s case is different, research is constantly evolving, and treatments and support systems can be difficult to navigate.’
Continue reading at The Toronto Star: https://www.thestar.com/life/2017/03/21/you-are-on-the-front-lines-of-mental-illness-lets-talk.html