Work and mental illness – Mrs TeePot
It will come as no shock to anyone with a mental illness, or any chronic illness or disability I suspect, to hear that if you are on sick leave, or unable to work due to your illness, people are generally determined to tell you, repeatedly, that work is important & will help you. Sometimes those comments are well-meaning but ignorant, sometimes they are fully intended to express that they see you as a drain on society. Either way we tend to hear about how good work is, and how it improves self esteem, keeps us...
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