Year: 1995 Source: Connexion, no.5, (November 1995), p.1-2, 10 SIEC No: 19950292

This article discusses the effect of mental illness upon an individual. Mental illness can be as debilitating & life-threatening as physical illness because it affects life’s basics: self-confidence, daily functioning, relationships & work. Some people think of, or threaten, suicide. The stories of some Albertans who have been diagnosed with a mental illness are interspersed throughout the article.