I Despise People Who Mock Mental Illness

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    There is something dumb about the superiority of those who think they are better than others. For whatever reasons they may think so, it always is silly because it is unfounded. Matters like health and money are vain and to be lost forever. Mental health is a matter of culture...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    Jun 26, 2010

    Nothing To Laugh About

    I think that people who laugh at mental illness are truely thoughtless and ignorant. Having a mental disorder is no laughing matter and the person who has it is in no way to blame for the condition. It is a common misconception that people with mental illnesses are 'attention...
    LittleMissLucky LittleMissLucky
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2011

    It makes me so damn angry

    when people mock someone who has a mental illness. The people who have a mental illness, are suffering enough, and going through enough hell, but to have people mock them, and make fun of them, it makes me so mad. I am not a violent person at all, but when I hear, or see someone...
    HisLittleAriel HisLittleAriel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2015

    This Is No Laughing Matter, People Who Have Any Form Of This Suffer Enough !!

    I don't know how anyone could make fun of mental illness rather it would be bi-polar disorder, severe schizophrenia, or even depression, phobias, or Post Traumatic Stress disorder, to name a few. There are many others, but they have all got one thing in common. they are not fun...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Feb 12, 2012

    Lack Of Understanding!!

    i just wish a lot of people would have a bit more understanding when it comes to mental illnesses!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jan 12, 2011

    it makes me so mad when people make fun of

    illed people. In my class there was a group a students making fun of people who have epilepsy, I wanted to tell them that that isn't nice. They were making fun of their seizures and well I wanted to snap because I have epilepsy and no-one at school knows(except for a school...
    hyfrankie hyfrankie
    16-17, M
    Apr 17, 2015

    Its Wrong

    Meeeee too It isn't right.movies like "Jason the psycho" perpetuate the image that mentally ill people are all just losers, waiting in dark corners to do mayhem.It needs to stop.I know from long years of experience that today mental illnesses are very treatable ....
    uberwoman uberwoman
    46-50, F
    Aug 7, 2012

    Mocking Isnt Funny

    I hate people who talk like they are stupid like retard voice like duhh dhh lyke that you know wat i mean it is annoying because some people have autism, add, and down syndrome so its not cool
    CrayCrayisMe CrayCrayisMe
    22-25, F
    Jul 23, 2011

    A young girl revealed

    that she's been battling serious depression for years. I overheard a woman say she was glad that girl had mental health problems, because she seemed too perfect. Basically she was glad to find out that girl was suffering, because that eased her jealousy at her success. Wtf? I...
    UnwantedPup UnwantedPup
    31-35, T
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2015


    It's easy at times to mock those with mental health problems, the people who do have the worst mental health problem of all. An unattractive personality.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater
    41-45, F
    Nov 13, 2010

    I See You Are Hurting. I'm Now Gonna Make Fun Of You.

       First of all, let's focus on the world "illness:" it's been a long time since medicine did away with the delusion (no pun intended) that mental disorder is something a person can control. It is not a sign of demonic possession, moral corruption, witchcraft, or the way of...
    Angelfire0310 Angelfire0310
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 16, 2011

    Just Because...

    They don't have it, they made fun of people who actually suffers from mental illness. I friggin' hate people like this. Just because they don't understand anything, the mock people who suffers from this illness and refused to at least try to understand it. You think it's funny...
    amethyst91 amethyst91
    18-21, F
    Oct 5, 2010

    It's Not Funny

    They can't help having a mental illness, so don't make fun of them.
    shygirl93 shygirl93
    18-21, F
    Jul 13, 2010

    Absolutely No Excuse

    You know, I have more than one person in my family with a mental illness. Three that are friends and family, one autistic, one schizophrenic and the other autistic and severe bipolar. Are they different? At times, yes. But they are the lights of my life and have so much faith, I...
    underthescars underthescars
    18-21, M
    Jun 16, 2012

    Most people don't understand mental health

    and what's it's like living with a mental illness. The day to day battle you have a go through just to do the smallest of tasks. People need to be more aware so they can understand more and might actually help someone someday. I hate the fact that mentally ill people all get...
    leon789 leon789
    22-25, M
    Apr 13, 2014

    Biggest Pet Peeve

    I grew up around it. My Meme took care of older people with an array of different mental illnesses. They lived with her and she would take care of them. I hope one day to do the exact same thing as her. There is nothing wrong with mental illnesses. Every person I met who had one...
    Isobellachloe Isobellachloe
    18-21, F
    Jul 6, 2012

    I wonder how many people

    that mock mental illness probably have a mental illness, but refuse to admit it.
    marinderso marinderso
    1 Response Apr 22, 2015

    So I was sitting in the waiting room at the

    doctors office, the other day. And as I'm sitting there a woman with Down's syndrome came in and sat down. She must have been in her early twenties. To my right I had two teenage girls. And as this woman with Downs was called in, I noticed the teenagers started laughing and...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Aug 29, 2014

    It's Not Funny

    Im actually disgusted at the tourettes name group....and even more disappointed by some of the people who joined it and wrote stories about the quiz. It's not funny.
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Jun 23, 2010

    Despise Ppl Who Mock Mental Illness

    i don,t understand how ppl canmock ppl with mental illness no human being wants tobe ill,ppl do not chose to be mentally ill. in many situations ppl are ill because of their brain chemistry,now how can you blame a person who is illbecause of their brain lacking certain substances...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Feb 19, 2011

    It Makes Me Angry!

    yuon know my cousin was born very early and suffers from a seaward I cannot pronouns . I feel. Very bad for him because it Takes like 30 seconds to get a five word sentanse ex. TttttttttYyyyyyyyyyllllllloooooooorrrrrrrr. He says my name like that. Plus he is 14 and still in...
    Diaperdude95023 Diaperdude95023
    13-15, M
    Feb 19, 2011

    It bothers me when people call me crazy

    when I tell them I have a mental illness. I have Asperger's. That is in no way connected with being "crazy".
    x0UnionJack0x x0UnionJack0x
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 13, 2014

    I see ppl at my school all the time

    who pick on mentally handicapped kids... I know what it feels like... It's a good thing kittayninja goes to my school or I would be in the office almost every 1-4 days
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2014

    Messed Up

    When a person mock mental illness, it goes to proove what kind of person they really are...blue blood all the way!
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Aug 22, 2010

    Makes Me Feel Ashamed.

    I was watching THE SOLOIST, a movie about mental illness, and my ex asked me what the voices in my head said to me. Hmm he doesn't have a clue. Yeah I do have mental illness but not everyone that has mental illness hears voices and just the way he said it to me, like I was a...
    jcue1976 jcue1976
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 2, 2011

    It's Irritating

    Now, it doesn't bug me when people say "She's crazy/wacky/loopy" but when people say the "r" word...that gets to me. I don't claim to be innocent, either, because I've said it a few times before in the past. Then I realized that making fun of someone who can't defend themselves...
    TheSkunkLady TheSkunkLady
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2012

    I myself am mentally impaired.

    Not ill, but impaired. I have Asperger's Syndrome.
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Oct 17, 2015


    It makes me so damn angry when people mock someone who has a mental illness. The people who have a mental illness, are suffering enough, and going through enough hell, but to have people mock them, and make fun of them, it makes me so mad. I am not a violent person at all, but...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 26, 2013

    People Sometimes Don't Know How To Use Their Humanity....

    I have severe anxiety disorder. I'm not paranoid on a normal basis , but I have paranoia tendancies when I have panic attack.  As any Dr. would tell you everyone's attacks vary depending on the person. I'd say that's true. I openly tell people about my chronic depression and my...
    BreeBree2713 BreeBree2713
    18-21, F
    Dec 1, 2011

    The Irony

    The irony of it all is that if you are mocking, teasing, laughing at, picking on, or otherwise being a complete jerk to someone whose brain is not firing on all of it's circuits, then you are obviously mentally ill yourself which makes the whole thing poetically ironical in my...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 28, 2010

    They Don'T Know

    I've never meet anyone that suffering because of mental illness before (at least not that I know). I live in a society that believe that there are no such thing as mental illness: it's either your faith just not strong enough or you are just a plain weird crybaby. But I respect...
    Airlangga Airlangga
    May 7, 2013

    Example Of Mockery/Ignorance......

    Here's a paragraph sample from an ignorant EP member: ( She was verbally giving me **** on a question that I had posted.So when I tried to use my disability to clear things up and come to an understanding,this is what I get instead....) Reply by queenfishdee Apr 22nd, 2013 at...
    artgal80 artgal80
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 5, 2013


    I was put down by a member of this group for being on disability and "basically sitting on my *** and taking tax payers money". I may have a bad memory but some things I don't forget.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Oct 5, 2010
    deleted deleted
    Nov 23, 2014

    Ignorance Is The Enemy

    There's a significant number of people who may start at a young age like I did. It always frustrated me that at 13 I couldn't have a mental disorder because I was too young. My parents used to say I just wanted some attention because I was an only child. So as I grew older and...
    queer4clockwork queer4clockwork
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2012
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