Cutesy TV ads for Zoloft aside, it's still not OK to be mentally ill in this country. Formerly stigmatized medical conditions like AIDS, alcoholism, and even obesity are often regarded with the proper respect in polite society nowadays, but if you suffer from depression, OCD, or agoraphobia... well then you're just plain crazy, aren't you?
Actually, no. Mental illness is just like any other illness: it's a (usually treatable) condition, not a definition of a person's character. Which is just what these tasteful, minimally designed posters by Patrick Smith convey.
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