Labeling: Mental illness is definitely something labeled in society. Sometimes people refer to individuals with mental illness as being "mentally retarded" or "psycho." People may label these individuals as "less of a person" than a person without a mental illness. These labels go on and on, like things such as "crazy", "mad", "stupid", etc. People may also consider these individuals as a danger to society if they are not medicated, hospitalized, or are in public without proper supervision.
‘Faith & Mental Health’- Bulletin insert for Mental Health Awareness Month is May. The United Methodist General Boards of Church & Society (GBCS) and Global Ministries (GBGM) have created a new resource for local congregations to observe Mental Health Awareness Month in May. The bulletin insert, “Faith & Mental Health — Creating Caring & Sharing Communities” is available free as a download. Click the image for more information.
Mental Health is an important issue that can affect anyone. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. People who suffer with mental illness need to know they are not alone! This #WellnessWednesday we take a look at celebrities who are speaking up to counter societal stigma and bias regarding mental illness! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/celebrity-mental-illness-quotes_us_5617e500e4b0dbb8000e37d7
I hate when people say there mood is so bipolar. You have no idea what you are talking about. It is a chronic mental illness that is beyond difficult to deal with at times! ~ Bipolar & all mental illnesses are not anyone's fault. They cannot control it. You can just live with it as best you can.
Quote on mental health: Mental illness is the only disease that can make you deny its own existence. Certainly the idea that the brain can deny its own illness is a frightening thought. -Natasha Tracy. www.HealthyPlace.com