Michelle was told that getting professional help for her mental illnesses
would be a stain on her “permament record”
that would prevent her from getting into a prestigious college
or worse (in her parents’ minds) from finding a husband.
So her bipolar disorder and anxiety went undiagnosed and untreated for decades.
Michelle’s story is one of stigma, unnecessary pain and ultimate recovery.
Michelle’s article: www.huffpost.com/entry/asian-amer…e4b02e7a705dae97
Michelle’s Blog: www.livingwellhappily.com/