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9 Things Not to Say to Someone with Mental Illness

9 Things Not to Say to Someone with Mental Illness | Mental Health & Emotional Wellness | Scoop.it

"According to clinical psychologist Ryan Howes, Ph.D, “The problems happen when people make statements that imply that mental illness is a sign of emotional weakness, it’s something that can be quickly overcome with some trite homespun advice or they minimize it as a minor issue you can just get over.”

 

Below are additional examples of problematic statements, along with what makes a good response...."

 

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Via Dimitris Tsantaris
Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

So true...

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