The New Face Of Mental Illness


More than once, I was asked about the word homelessness in the name of my Nonprofit. Although my target client is mentally ill, I intentionally disregarded that label in the name because of the associated stigma. The face of mental illness has changed, and expectations of what it LOOKS LIKE needs a major upgrade.

Recognize any of the “NEW FACES” of mental illness below? Any surprises?

Under the mental illness umbrella is Depression, Anxiety and Bipolar Disorders, Dementia, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Autism and Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD).

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