Whatever the stressor, life's negative turns can be due to the impact of mental health symptoms or just tragic extraneous circumstances.
When I first began writing about mental health, and topics concerning my own experience with schizophrenia, I was a bit naive. I thought since I lived through “this”, meaning, the various incidents, challenges, and pitfalls…
There is no question, that the language of the social work profession is limitless as an agent of change and transformation.
By the time I was hospitalized in the New York State Psychiatric Center in upstate New York a mere five years later, smoking was banned for all patients, staff, and visitors on the hospital campus.