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Thoughts on mental health

I'm working on doll clothes but after an incident today with a friend I thought I would take a break and write out something.

I was talking with a friend about mental health and issues.  I won't go into detail about what we talked about.

We got onto the subject of treatment and "recovery."  Treatment for mental health issues are wide and varied.  What may work for one person won't work for another and medications may even need to be adjusted and changed over time.  There's no one size fits all answer when it comes to mental health.

In a way I think we really put negative pressure on ourselves because there is a negative stigma against mental illness.

When we receive treatment it is often presented as a straight and linear line.  We're told Point A is where we are starting at and we cross on over to Point B.  As we walk along this line we sometimes believe recovery and treatment will become easier and easier.

What we're not told is "Point B" …