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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

A Hard Battle..

I was sad to learn that Evansville lost a very
talented young man this last week. I have heard
so many, many positive things about him this last
week.

He suffered from bi-polar disorder. My heart goes
out to his family. Bi- polar is a ugly disease and
its hard to diagnose and at times even harder to
treat.

Our thoughts and prays go out to his family and friends.

It is a struggle for anyone with bi-polar disorder
day in and day out. It breaks a parents heart
to watch a child struggle with this. It's not fair.

We are walking in those shoes. It's hard.
We have been to many Psych, and our son
has been on numerous medications.

It is a on going battle within themselves.





I think we often ignore, look the other way or maybe
some even make fun of things they don't understand.

One of those things is mental illness. What people
like to forget is a person does not choose to have a
mental illness.

Many people go undiagnosed for years, some never
seek treatment.

Some people can't seek treatment as not all insurance
covers mental health.

WHEN it does cover mental health its a fraction
in term of limits compared to physical health.

Things have to change.

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