Have you been blamed for your mental health problems? For not recovering ‘fast enough’?

Why this repeated tenancy to blame those with problems for their problems?

Why this repeated tenancy to blame those with problems for their problems? The mentally ill are likely to be told to just snap out of it. For most people who have a mental illness snapping out of it is only slightly more difficult than growing a few inches because you should be taller.

David Joel Miller’s post goes on to explain some of the difficulties overcoming problems like homelessness, addiction, and anxiety.

“all too often treatment programs are organized to meet the needs of the system not the individual”
David Joel Miller

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