In this generation which is full of stress and depression it is essential to know about the mental awareness to make people heal from the stinking stigma . Mental illness can be fatal.while mentally affected people are seen as aliens, here are some myths to be dispelled!
1. Hardy humane
Everyone have mental health equally just like physical health and definitely there will be fluctuations .Mental instability is not a sign of weakness. It is a folk tale that it affects only certain people. Just because you are not seeing it doesn’t means it is less painful or bearable. It can be worse than a broken arm.
2. Not serial killers!
The truth is that mentally ill people are victim of violence and they tend to hurt themselves more than others.While Environmental factors affects a person’s mental health to a greater extent,Personal health also plays a major role.
3. Stinking stigma
People who are mentally ill are not faking it for attention. Sometimes you have no idea how they feel positive when they tell their problems to you .so next time, when someone tells you their problem don’t criticize them if you want to listen do it ,otherwise just don’t fake it.
3. Get fix on:
Mental health issues do not last for a long period of time. If proper treatment and care is give it can be cured within a short period of time.
4. NO OLD WIVE’S TALE PLEASE!
Though mental illness can be cured by positive thoughts and prayers .Proper care and treatment may be needed for people with serious mental disorders like ocd, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder because they are always mistaken for possession.
Mental health conditions like schizophrenia, major depression and BIPOLAR can boost up creativity due to the active function in the right hemisphere of the brain making them good artists. It is myth that they are poor in productivity.
6. Isolation is not the answer
People suffering from mental illness are like everyone. They can be productive and happy to .They are not violent if proper attention and treatment is paid everything will be back to pavilion again!
7. Mental health problems are forever?
In contradiction to the myth that mental illness last forever, Mental illness can be treated just like a physical ailment there is no need to alienate people for this issue.just remember “Many die looking for a hand to hold”. Love is the Healing for this sickness
Heal people with love !Let the power of love overcome the love of power:)