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• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?
Some of us have choice and some of us like to think we have choice. When interacting with the mental health system we need to tread carefully and sometimes look out for ourselves because our doctors may not do that for us.
No one tried to stop me when I decided to stop taking medication. My parents had seen what it was doing to me and respected that I had my own idea of what would work for me.
The story of Eric is an amazing one of a young man trying to make his own medical decisions but in a system that doesn’t respect him.
People with mental health issues are people to. We deserve the same human rights.