All She Wanted Was Validation

Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash

She had mental health issues and her family felt angry with her. It didn’t help that those she sought help from treated her in a similar fashion, they felt she was a hypochondriac. Over time many people treated her like a nuisance, not a human being with serious needs.

When I worked in Health Care Susan was a frequent patient, always very quiet and seemed naively kind.

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Lisa Gallagher

Lisa Gallagher

Writer with a personal interest in Mental Health & Wellness. Writing with a mission: End the labels. Photography is my hobby, life is my passion.