When You’re Too Functional to Have Your Mental Illness Taken Seriously 

So when a “high-functioning” person asks for help or admits to himself and to someone else his struggles, it takes a lot of bravery. These people have worked every single day to build a “normal” world for themselves are terrified of admitting mental illness, and when they finally do and are met with rejection, little understanding and no empathy from a mental health worker, it is devastating.”

https://themighty.com/2017/01/high-functioning-social-anxiety-mental-illness/

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