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The Silent Killer

Maybe you've heard Bell Canada's adds on the radio or television about "speaking out" regarding mental illness.

Bell has been one of the few companies to be so public with raising awareness with their campaign and it's one that is near and dear to my heart.

For the majority of my life, I have dealt with mental illness of my own. I've always wanted to blog about it. A few years ago I wanted to get proper treatment and I literally had to go through hell and back just to see a doctor.

I was placed on a fifteen month waiting list to see a psychiatrist. What was I supposed to do for those fifteen months?

Thankfully, someone who knew someone who knew someone knew a psychiatrist in the SOUTHERN USA, and I flew there regularly until I was properly diagnosed and on a medication that would help me. One day I'll write the long version of that story....but I don't want to focus on that today.

I've wanted to write in a different blog for sometime about my expe…