"Crazy" is not synonymous with "mentally ill"
Here is the video that was in the article we posted about a yesterday.
This video perfectly describes what it’s like to have depression and what to do if one of your friends has depression.
An incredible description of what it’s like to have depression
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Holy shit this is brilliant
AMAZING. BOOST IT.
Psychosis is affected by stressors:
Everyone is vulnerable to psychosis, but some people can develop it more easily than others. People who are more vulnerable to psychosis need to be aware that there are things which can reduce that vulnerability (increase resilience), and there are things they can do to make themselves more vulnerable, which we refer to as “triggers”.
Some things that can make psychosis worse (“triggers”):
- Not sleeping
We are sorry that you are going through such a rough time.
Here are some resources for dealing with post-abortion depression:
Remember that you are not alone and that it will get better
1. thank you for enjoying our blog!
2. Yes, you are so right!! Those “scarier” mental illnesses are a lot more stigmatized and the truth is that we should post about them more. Unfortunately, because they are more stigmatized and they are not the most common mental illnesses, there aren’t a ton of posts about them floating around tumblr. It’s harder to find posts about schizophrenia and psychosis to add to our blog and that’s sad. We will do our best to find more of these posts and create some of our own.
Thanks so much for the awesome feedback!!
response on the second part!
this is good reminder that if you are suffering from depression or suicidal thoughts to talk to someone and try your hardest to get help. people out there care about you
REST IN PEACE TO ROBIN WILLIAMS
Robin Williams passed away today (Aug 11, 2014) from an apparent suicide. It is said that it takes a tragedy to remind us that anyone can have depression. Please reach out to anyone who you think may be struggling with depression and/or suicidal thoughts.