110) Loving a Sibling With a Mental Illness

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In this episode I speak with my cousin Erin about what it was like growing up with a brother who experienced debilitating mental health issues. She talks about the lack of resources back then, the way it impacted their family dynamics, and the secrecy and shame attached to mental illness. At the end of the episode, Erin gives us her final words of wisdom on how to love somebody who has a mental illness.

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