Mental Health Monday – A Tale of Mental Illness — from the Inside

 

Jesus taught in their meeting places, healed their diseased bodies, and healed their bruised and hurt lives.
When he looked out over the crowds, his heart broke!
Matthew 9:35-37

 

“Is it okay if I totally trash your office?” It’s a question Elyn Saks once asked her doctor, and it wasn’t a joke. A legal scholar, in 2007 Saks came forward with her own story of schizophrenia, controlled by drugs and therapy but ever-present. In this powerful talk, she asks us to see people with mental illness clearly, honestly and compassionately.

 

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