The Powerful Photos By This Woman Prove That Mental Illness Is Not Always Visible. -

The Powerful Photos By This Woman Prove That Mental Illness Is Not Always Visible.


When we are sick or unhealthy, it’s visible and anyone can tell that we are unwell. But when it comes to mental illness, people should be given Oscars for their acting. People hide it so well that even if you are a close friend of someone, you would never know what’s bothering them unless they tell you about it. Mental illness has always been a very difficult situation to deal with and sometimes people don’t realize that it’s a big problem and they need help. Depression slowly kills you and we all have been through this at some point in our lives. If you have gotten over it, that’s truly amazing but if you are still hiding your mental illness, please open up and tell your friends about it.

This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visible

Also read: 15 Celebrities You Won’t Believe Suffered From Mental Illness!

Milly Smith, suffering from mental illness posted photos of herself that was taken just hours before she attempted suicide for the third time. Did she end her life? Read the full story below.

This woman posted her photos with the caption “This photo was taken just 7 hours before I tried to take my own life.”

This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visible

She also wrote in the caption “This photo was taken in the morning, we went for a walk and for some food with Eli. We laughed and enjoyed our time…

This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visible

This woman a borderline personality disorder which is a form of serious mental illness. It involves serious mood swings, instability in behavior, poor self-image, and stormy personal relationships. Her diagnosis means that she can have suicidal thoughts over “the slightest trigger.” 

This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visible

This personality disorder can be terrifying and lonely. In an interview, she said, “Living with borderline means I’m constantly trying to balance my emotions, I’m constantly trying to fight the lows and keep up the highs without getting too exhausted as I’ll spiral.”   
This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visible
Destructive behavior, such as self-harm (cutting) or suicide attempts are the common symptoms of borderline personality disorder.   
This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visible
Milly then posted her photos on Instagram to show people that mental illness can’t always be seen.  
This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visible

It’s hard to tell what a person is going through and they can easily hide it if they are good at it. 

This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visible

When this woman told her doctor that she was having suicidal thoughts, the doctor said, ‘You don’t look suicidal’. 

This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visible

It’s a powerful reminder for us that mental illness is not always visible and these photos certainly prove this fact. 

This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visible

The more we can be open up about depression and mental illness, the more lives we can save. I’m glad that this woman consulted her doctor before taking her life but not all do the same and end up their lives without having a second thoughts.    
This woman posted photos that prove that mental illness is not visibleImage source: Instagram
If you think someone in your friend circle is suffering from mental illness, please talk to them and try to make them open about it.

 

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A cinephile, believes in creative laziness, satirical, daydreamer, easily bored without WIFI, Potterhead and a big Fan of GOT. --An Analyst by profession, blogger by passion--

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