Topic: mental health

It’s Time To Take The Stigma Out Of Mental Illness

Itâs Time To Take The Stigma Out Of Mental Illness

Opening the discussion about mental illness has been a long time coming. I have a history of mental illness in my family. I unfortunately don’t know all of the details, but I do know what I have been told by my mother about my grandmother and my father. Late in her life, my grandmother suffered from paranoid delusions, possibly related to PTSD after her time spent in Germany during World War II. My father was very unstable growing up, and I believe he is now medicated for a mental illness. More »