MY MAD, NOT SO FAT, DIARY

It is not easy having a “mental health” problem. I say that in inverted commas as there is still a stigma when discussing this topic.

It can be as simple as filling in an insurance form or a job application, but often companies wish for this information to be disclosed. However, as I do not think my mental health issues impact my daily life, why do I need to disclose this information? I have a feeling that I am stigmatised by mental health issues in a way that physical health problems are not.

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