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Memories and Survivors of Chronic Child Abuse "Almost always, they deny or minimize the abusive memories.They have to: it's too painful to believe that their parents would do such a thing.So they fragment the memories into hundreds of shards, leaving only acceptable traces in their conscious minds. Rationalizations like "my childhood was rough," "he only did it to me once or twice," and it wasn't so bad" are common, masking the fact that the abuse was devastating and chronic.But while the kn...
Wrap Your Brain Around This: An Infographic On The United States Of Mental Illness
Mental illness can affect anyone. In fact, one in four adults will experience a mental disorder in any given year. Help us spread the important message that mental illnesses are medical illnesses, and treatment is available.
Having a mental illness is so exhausting, stepping out of the house is like walking through a war zone. I'm sick of always preparing for the worst to happen.
"Having a mental illness is so exhausting, stepping out of the house is like walking through a war zone. I'm sick of always preparing for the worst to happen. "