Over the past years I have read many biased opinions on why people should not medicate mental illness. Here are just some of the comments: “It ruins your body” “you can self-heal” “It’s just the drug companies trying to get money off you” “it’s addictive” And then there’s those who tell me what I should be doing instead: “you need to sleep more” “you need to exercise more” “you need to eat healthy” “you should be in therapy” “try natural therapies” So, what happens though, when you are already doing all those recommendations? When, no matter how much you sleep, how healthy you eat, how many natural therapies you try, how much you exercise, or how much therapy you get, your mental illnesses are still stopping you from living a fulfilling life? I have tried all the above, and I still do all of the above, however without medications, alongside my sleep, exercise, healthy eating, and therapy, I am a danger to myself. I’m not denying that these things help…they help a l
Another Wornout Cliche!
A mixture of my poetry, stories, and ramblings.