When will America recognize the 800 pound gorilla in the room? When will the focus of concern and attention be directed at the true issue here?
Why is mental health still such a hush-hush topic? Something to be kept secret? Something to be be ashamed of or buried?
How can something that effects so many still be thought of as unspeakable and embarrassing?
Depression, anxiety, fear, anger, loneliness, hatred, and an overwhelming sense of hopelessness.
These things need far more attention than our country currently give them.
What will it take for people to open up about such things?
How can we improve our understanding and knowledge about these conditions and not treat them as weaknesses or things to be ashamed of, but as things that can be overcome and helped through?
If mental health had the same social stigma as cancer, would society be better off as a whole?