All they really need to do is snap out of it
So I don’t want to hear that
They need help as well
Those who suffer from depression
Have no real mental health issue
They just have an attitude issue
Why would you think that
A fractured bone
Is the same as a
A wounded soul
How can you not see that
It is a choice and not a disease
It is a sign of weakness and not an illness
It is wrong to assume that
Vulnerability is a quality of the strong and not a trait of the weak
We need to start realizing that
It’s not about genes and brain chemistry.
Please stop believing that
They should depend on friends and family for help
If they need a source of hope and strength
Because the truth is that
They ought to be ashamed and pick themselves up
Because they, are the only ones to blame
This is about inadequacy & character deficiency
We have to stop feeding the lie that
This is a misconception & stigmatization
Depression is just a figment of their imagination.
Do not be so naive to think that
This state of mind can really turn your life upside down.
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We can challenge and overcome the stigma of depression with a change of perspective.
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