24-09-2014 09:41 PM
Apart from the support given by the medical profession, family and friends, I am wondering if people find support from other people with MI.
My flatmate is a paranoid schizophrenic and my best buddy has Tourettes. Even though they have their own issues I find they can be very supportive and understanding about my disorder.
From my time in clinics I have made some friends with other MI people too and they have had a really positive effect on me as well.
24-09-2014 10:16 PM
I think there's a natural tendency for like minded people to attract one another. Over the years I've found that the majority of my friends have dealt with some form of mental illness both as consumers and carers. I think in some cases we just subconsciously move towards people who understand us. Either that or I simply send all my friends around the twist lol
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