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This Artist’s Tweets Explaining The Effects Of Mental Illness Have Gone Viral

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As we still struggle to get to grips with the very real issues people face regarding their mental health people are trying to highlight the problem in any way they can.

Approximately one in four people in the UK will experience mental health problems every year, whilst an estimated 16.2 million U.S. adults will experience at least one depressive episode every year.

Despite the glaring figures, mental health discussions to many are still thought of as a taboo subject.

One major issue with having any kind of mental health illness, can be making others around you understand why you are feeling the way you are.

An artist sent out a series of Tweets explaining why people can often feel tired due to their struggles, which have since gone viral.

Pauline Palita a 23-year-old advocate for mental health from the Philippines, was diagnosed with bipolar at 19. She decided to start the thread because she was tired of being misunderstood and wanted to raise awareness about depression.

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