We Were Raised To Believe That Mental Illness Is A Curse

We were brainwashed into believing that 'mad' people's state of insanity is the result of the sins of the father or a curse someone placed on the family.

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This piece is challenging to write as a Jamaican who understands hatred and knows love. Children's memory will sometimes fade out what their parents said. But their memory will cling to what their parents do. Most of…

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