We forget sometimes that depression and mental illness are terminal JUST LIKE CANCER.
Cancer is when the body's cells turn on the body and destroy us from the inside.
The thing is, they can't see it and test for it.
There are no physical tests for depression. Depression and mental illness are much more that just a chemical imbalance. There is significant changes in the brain itself.
But with depression and mental illness they can't easily see it and the people suffering usually hide it.
But it is very similar to cancer in that the thoughts and emotions turn on their mind and cause them to think they need to die.
The medical industry needs to address the fact that 𝐝𝐞𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐥 if left untreated.
They just send you to a psychiatrist and prescribe you andtidepressants which numb you to your thoughts. They 𝐃𝐎 𝐍𝐎𝐓 𝐇𝐄𝐀𝐋 𝐃𝐄𝐏𝐑𝐄𝐒𝐒𝐈𝐎𝐍.
In our society, one of the most common coping mechanisms for dealing with emotions has become numbing ourselves with medication.
Medicating our emotions does nothing to address the underlying issue.
The drugs do nothing to change the neurological patterns in the brain that cause the depression, but only momentarily numbs the painful emotions.
We ask ourselves "why didn't they get help?" Well, the medical industry does not recognize depression and mental illness as terminal and has no cure.
𝐈𝐓 𝐖𝐀𝐒 𝐍𝐎𝐓 𝐘𝐎𝐔𝐑 𝐅𝐀𝐔𝐋𝐓.
𝗜𝗧 𝗪𝗔𝗦 𝗡𝗢𝗧 𝗬𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝗙𝗔𝗨𝗟𝗧.
𝘐𝘛 𝘞𝘈𝘚 𝘕𝘖𝘛 𝘠𝘖𝘜𝘙 𝘍𝘈𝘜𝘓𝘛.
𝙄𝙏 𝙒𝘼𝙎 𝙉𝙊𝙏 𝙔𝙊𝙐𝙍 𝙁𝘼𝙐𝙇𝙏.
𝙸𝚃 𝚆𝙰𝚂 𝙽𝙾𝚃 𝚈𝙾𝚄𝚁 𝙵𝙰𝚄𝙻𝚃.