Enjoy a Happy Life after Mental Illness Diagnosis | When you struggle with mental health issues, sometimes it can feel as if there is no light at the end of the tunnel, but happiness is possible again. Read more. www.HealthyPlace.com
As anyone working with adult survivors of child sexual abuse would know, seizing on supposed sexual abuse as a child as an answer to your troubles is not at all a comforting or easy explanation. The experience of CSA exposes people to social stigma, disbelief, deeply confused loyalties, the pain of betrayal, often by the very people they loved and trusted most, and possible court cases where they may be vilified and dismissed.
Stigma erodes confidence that mental illnesses are real, treatable health condition. We have allowed stigma to erect barriers around effective treatment and recovery. It is time to take those barriers down.