This can encompass, but is not limited to, psychological, physical, sexual, financial, or emotional abuse.” “Mental health professionals need to be aware of the link between domestic violence and mental health problems, and ensure that their patients are safe from domestic violence and are treated for the mental health impact of such abuse,” Howard says.
When you get diagnosed with ADHD, they give you speed for it and things got worse.
I had to approach her ADHD doctor and tell her what was really going on.
Then, I had to intervene again with her treatment and get her on something else.
One of the contentions I have with the treatment is that they never stopped treating for ADHD. I just want to give you more information on what’s going on and if you think it’s relevant and it affects the treatment, I’m hoping it will.
Tell your story in the comments, or submit to The Mighty and tell us about a time you were shamed because of your mental health, and a specific way you think the problem could be fixed.
Deciding to divorce when your spouse has a mental illness is a difficult, complex decision.I can’t believe she’d ever do that.” It’s a two-faced situation.I made a decision to never be vulnerable to her, never be intimate, because she’s taken a lot of things that she’s known about me and the closeness and it’s hurt me in her bipolar episodes.To take the vagueness out of the conversation around mental health, we wanted to gather some examples of modern-day mental-illness shaming to see what kind of work still needs to be done.People in The Mighty's community provided real-life examples, but we don’t want the conversation to stop here.[sources] “In this study, we found that both men and women with mental health problems are at an increased risk of domestic violence,” says Louise Howard, Head of the Section of Women’s Mental Health at King’s Institute of Psychiatry.