Recovery in mental health is continuous. A health care professional once told me “once a mental health patient will always be a mental health patient” I was dismayed and shocked. I asked why? He said most people only touched the surface of their mental health issues. He went on digging deeper entails talking therapy to reach the root of the problem but people tend to employ avoidance strategies by sweeping things under the carpet.
Mental health issues onset is always a combination of factors: Predisposing factors, Precipitating factors, and Environmental factors. Medication help with the biological however taking the bulls by the horn in form of getting to the genesis of the problem help a great deal. My mental health improved significantly after my talking therapy which prepared me for what I’m doing now.
I strongly employ people reading this post to talk more about their mental health. Talking is the best medicine. I would like to thank my Psychologist for an excellent job well done. All the strategies you thought me during the sessions are my coping mechanisms now.