If People Treated Physical Illness Like Mental Illness

by Bill Brenner on December 17, 2014

The cartoon below, posted on the Robot Hugs website, nails the misperception some people have about mental illness.

For those lucky enough to be free of mental illness, it can be impossible to understand how the depressed mind works. That leads to a lot of unhelpful advice and opining about how the mentally ill should just get off their asses and stop feeling sorry for themselves.

Maybe this will lead to better understanding.

Helpful Advice for Physical Illnesses

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Bill Roth January 9, 2015 at 2:05 pm

Thanks for this. It nails it.

Greg September 16, 2015 at 10:19 pm

Excellent depiction.

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