What's the Bigger Issue: The Symptom or the Sufferer?

October 3, 2014 2:53 PM

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What's the Bigger Issue: The Symptom or the Sufferer?

Had an interesting conversation the other day with one of my coffee shop friends. He alluded to having read some of the pieces I've posted here . Which -- let's be honest here, since we're amongst friends -- is still surreal. But he made an interesting observation regarding the public perception of folks with mental health issues.

He grew up in a different era and area than I. When he was growing up if you suffered depression, anxiety, or any other significant mental health or behavioral issues you were automatically a "bad" kid. I guess, to a certain extent, that still held very true when I was a kid. The ones with ADD were ...

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