Like millions of other women , I struggle with mental illness. To cope when I go through a rough patch, I often read memoirs written by other women about their mental health journeys. These books prevent me from giving up. Not to mention, these women are great writers. Just in case others need a similar boost dealing with mental illness, below are nine of my favorite mental health memoirs written by women. Jamison, a well-respected practitioner and professor of psychology, knows firsthand what it means to live with bipolar disorder.
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Mental illness touches every person's life in some way — that's one of the reasons Mental Health Month was created. Memoirs about mental illness can be invaluable resources, giving insight and detailed, honest accounts about what it actually feels like to deal with a disorder. You know that wise saying, "Don't judge a woman until you've walked a mile in her shoes? For fellow sufferers, these personal, intimate accounts of eating disorders , schizophrenia, bipolar, depression, and OCD can be life-savers, making a diagnosis seem a little less isolating and a little more manageable. Education and awareness , both for the people who are diagnosed and their supporters, are the keys to recovery, and nothing is more eye-opening than a firsthand account. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimated that nearly one in five Americans suffer from some form of mental illness , and in reality, due to underreporting and lack of diagnosis, the number is probably much higher than that. That means you, your sister, your mom, your significant other, or your best friend is living with a mental illness.
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CNN At just years-old, Dutch teenager Noa Pothoven had already written an award-winning memoir detailing her struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anorexia in the wake of sexual assault and rape. A year-old rape victim was NOT euthanised in the Netherlands. Noa Pothoven asked for euthanasia and was refused cont. Euthanasia and assisted suicide are a defeat for all. We are called never to abandon those who are suffering, never giving up but caring and loving to restore hope.