You might be one of the many who live day-to-day with emotional distress, such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or PTSD. The problem is you or somebody you know may be functioning well publicly, but are suffering in silence.
Please seek help. Our mental health impact much of our longterm and short term physical health too. To learn more take this Mental Health Quiz from the CDC .
It's okay to not feel okay.
We can help.
Those who struggle can feel shame while pretending "to fit in" because of perceived pressure from family, friends, coworkers, and society on a broader level. This pressure leaves people untreated, trying to fit into society and pretending to lead happy and comfortable lives. Consequently, many live with emotional distress, such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or PTSD.