Most Days I Do Very Well In Spite of My Mental Illness… And So Do You

People who live with a substance use disorder or a mental illness are more like us than we know. And that may be just what we may fear

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(My apologies if the accompanying photo seems overly dramatic. One of my more public addictions is iPhone photo apps…)

Most of you have never met me.

I am about to write something that may change what you think about me. I am going against the advice of people I respect – my wife and my Psychiatrist. (In fact, even saying that I have a Psychiatrist may change what you think…).

In diagnostic terms, I have a mental illness: I live with depression and anxiety. And most days I do very well.

For the rest of the article, “Please Don’t Hate Me Because I Have a Mental Illness,” click on photo.

Keep it Real


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