Windmill Tilter – Being a gay teenager is not a mental illness!

Or …how gay teenagers might fare in our modern mental health era.

I help moderate a Facebook discussion group called UnDiagnosing Emotional Distress where we are working on formulating language and solutions to mental suffering. It turns out that labels and medications may help some people, but often harm many others. Often people get mental health labels for normal human emotional distress to normal human situations like grief, trauma, bad relationship with parents or significant others, poor job fits, or poor exercise or nutrition, or messed up sleep patterns. We’d love for everyone possible to join our discussion on Twitter

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