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Link – Video: Is Being a Mental Illness Advocate My Entire Identity?

I completely agree with what Gabe has to say in this video. None of us can be an advocate all day every day.

“I don’t want my entire life to be all mental health advocacy all the time. That would just be boring, for one thing. But I think it would be obsessive, and it could be damaging. We need breaks.”

We do need breaks, from advocacy, from working on healing, from all the things related to living as a survivor. It’s the breaks that recharge us and give us the ability to continue to move forward. Be sure to take of yourself,

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