Mental Illness

and the way it is treated in our society

What is a mental illness?

a mental illness is a disruption of mental health ( state of well-being that enables one to cope with stresses.

How is a mental illness developed?

Mix of genetics, physcological & emotional abuse, and environmental factors.

Medical Treatment

Medication and ongoing therapy are often used to help treat a mental illness but they don't cure an illness, they only make functioning easier for the person.

Ignorance

Both the afflicted and the people around them often times choose to ignore a mental illness or they misunderstand it.
Its 'Time to Change.' Lets End Mental Health Discrimination & Stigma and Raise Awareness.

Social Treatment of Mental Illness

There's workplace discrimination where employees complain or feel uncomfortable around someone who has a mental illness. Often times people with mental illness are taken advantage of in different situations.