I am the youngest of 7 kids; 3 brothers, 3 sisters - and me. My mom and dad divorced when I was young so it became very tough to make ends meet. My mom raised us kids as a single mother. I couldn't imagine how difficult that was for her.
People with depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders can receive more effective treatments, experience safer recoveries, and maintain a higher quality of living than ever before - so why does the stigma persist?
I think it will take a while for things to get better. I believe we could do more to make the changes necessary to help people - I am hopeful things will change.
"I was naive enough to believe the Pledge of Allegiance once I learned it; 'With liberty and justice for all.