A Poetic Response To Mental Illness

By 13 August 2014

In the wake of the news about Robin Williams’ suicide, the issues of mental illness and depression are now on the forefront of many people’s minds. Ann Voskamp has written on of the more grace-filled responses I’ve seen…

I locked lips and heart hard so no one knew about the locked wards and the psychiatric doctors and why my mama was gone and it’s crazy how the stigma around mental health can drive you right insane.

There are some who take communion and anti-depressants and there are those who think both are a crutch.


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