My mother was bipolar and anyone that said in front of me that a mentally ill person should kill themselves is going to get decked.
The people at fault for this tragedy in my opinion are the doctors and therapist that didn’t stop him from getting in that cockpit. He was obviously not in his right mind. They were.
Hello dear reader(s)!
You have no doubt heard by now about the guy who crashed the plane in Germany. You have also no doubt heard the comments from people who still stigmatize mental illness saying that those of us suffering from mental illness should just kill ourselves. If you haven’t, then I’m sorry to bring it up. If you have, then I’m not sorry to bring it up. If you wanted to, I am also not sorry to bring it up. If you didn’t, then once again, I am sorry to bring it up. I could go on.
Suffering from not 1, but 2 different mental illnesses makes this pretty easy for me to say: I am less crazy than the people who do not believe that mental illness is a genuine illness and should be treated as such.
There is a very real difference between sick and evil. Can…
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