Why You Should Care About Mental Illness?

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Trickle Down Effect

Another way of looking at it is like a row of dominoes. You hit one over, and that hits the next one, and so on and so on.


After all, we have our own lives and problems to take care of.


I once thought this way as well. Let the Mentally Ill take care of themselves and leave me alone!


The reality is that mental health effects everyone. We call this the trickle down effect.


Another way of looking at it is like a row of dominoes. You hit one over, and that hits the next one, and so on and so on.


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Mental Illness Effects Everyone

The person that has Avp comes to work very Depressed. He gets fired because he just cant deal with people anymore.


This effects a lot of things, from unemployment, to their co-workers that have to pick up that persons slack at work. 


Then the those co-workers go home overworked, and take it out on their families.


What about the people that have Avp that went off the deep end, ended up going on a killing spree, and took the life of a husband that left kids, and what is now a single mom to fend for herself.

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Mental Illness Effects Normals

What about the Apv that is married to a Normal that winds up divorced. Divorce wreaks families and destroys the lives of kids. Kids that might wind up, if not looked after, in jail, doing drugs, on the streets, or worse.


Everything we do matters, and effects so many others. This is especially evident when it comes to Mentally Illness.

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Mental Illness Effects Kids & Teens

Kids and Teens are the most vulnerable, not only to having Mental Illness, but being affected by family members that have Mental Health Issues.


A kid or teen that has a Family Member that has a Mental Health issue is 30% more likely to commit suicide, end up in jail, wind up with a drug or alcohol issues.


The teen or child then grows up to effect their co-workers, their future families, friends and society as a whole.


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Generations Can Be Effected

One person with a mental health issue can affect generation after generation, until 1 person with the courage to overcome Mental Health stands up and says;


ENOUGH !!!!!!!