If you tell anyone that you have a mental illness they automatically judge you as some kind of raging drugged up to your eyeballs murdering person.
When really 1 in 4 people will suffer from a mental illness at some point in their life.
People are too scared to speak out about their feelings in fear of being judged and discriminated against. being named a looney , mad cow or worse. this makes the situation worse
Some people are so ashamed that they become isolated from there local community find it hard to recover if they do recover at all and at times cannot face working and suffer from physical symptoms as well.