A well-known attorney just made partner at the most prestigious law firm in the state. She is very happy with her life and career until one day she is accused of illegal and unethical practices and is on the verge of being disbarred.
Homelessness is not a choice. A bad decision, a natural disaster, or even the loss of a job can result in homelessness.
Individuals with mental illness internalize public attitudes and become ashamed or embarrassed to seek treatment. Individuals with mental illness can and do recover. They can manage their conditions and go on to lead happy, healthy, productive lives.