mental illness

So Let’s Talk About Mental Health.

My mom has an acute mental illness: Depression and Paranoia. Her first psychotic break happened in 2015, out of nowhere. I remember the day it happened. I was preparing to leave to New York City to celebrate the fourth of July but knew something was wrong. She was unable to speak or comprehend I what I was telling her. She didn’t want to eat or drink water because she was paranoid that someone was going to poison her. I didn’t know what to do except call an ambulance and head to the ER.

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