People are using #ThingsPeopleHaveSaidAboutMyMentalIllness to share their real-life experiences with unhelpful or insensitive comments.
Opening up about mental illness can be cathartic, but it can also bring a wave of unsolicited advice and opinions.
And yes, they can be bad, as in ignorant, uninformed, and hurtful.
If you need to talk to someone immediately, you can reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and or the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741. Or you can reach suicide helplines outside the US too.
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