Mental Health Awareness Post (Regular Feature #1)

I applaud the efforts of my fellow blogger friend Varnika, who crafted a series to spread the awareness on Mental Disorders, and the social stigma around them. Do give it a read and spread the word.

Moonlighting Scrivener

Hello, everyone!
We can change the world, one word at a time. On this note, today, I’m going to do my bit by spreading awareness about mental health issues. I may not be qualified enough to decipher the intricacies of functionings of the human mind. However, I’m acutely aware that mental illnesses are still considered taboo in our society.

No one recognises, addresses, discusses or resdresses these problems. Yet, you’d be  surprised to know that mental illness is not a dirty secret to be always kept under wraps.

I have previously written about my experience and learning from my struggles with depression. There are many more such ailments like anxiety, insomnia, obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, attention deficit disorder, disassociative identity disorder, even kleptomania, to name a few.

Surprisingly enough, these conditions can be plaguing even the most, to be politically correct, “normal” of people around us. Outwardly…

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5 thoughts on “Mental Health Awareness Post (Regular Feature #1)

  1. People need to be more realistic and accepting that mental health is far more common than most would like to admit … it’s a huge issue and the bigotry concealing it needs to be addressed as it will affect several people close to each of us

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  2. I believe you are doing a beautiful thing by increasing awareness. It’s so trivial. I also suffer from depression and anxiety… I makes me sad to see the lack of resources available for people. I’ve started a blog (still the the works) to help increase awareness and support. Cheers to you.

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