Mental illnesses are taking a huge part of our living population and the numbers are still rising. The numbers grow, but luckily, advocates who either suffer from something like this, or their friends or families are starting to open up and share their experiences.
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40 million Americans aged 18 or older suffer from anxiety. Also, around half of the population diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with some form of anxiety, like OCD, PTSD, phobias, and Panic Disorder. The stigmatized society that we live in makes for this attitude. However, Chris and Callie are a living proof that you can have a wonderful relationship even though you’re struggling with a mental illness.
1. It is more than obvious that our society needs to come together and offer support to these people who are struggling on a daily basis.