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3 Reasons It’s Hard to Make Friends Outside Mental Health Treatment

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If you have a good handful of friends who you’ve met through mental health circumstances — whether in hospital, online groups, or in the community — you’ll likely know how great it is to have a swarming of people who understand you.

People who get what it’s like to be in your shoes, especially if you feel you’ve “fallen behind” in life due to lots of time in and out of therapy or just trying to tumble through each day.

That’s me, anyway. However, I have been doing a lot of reflecting lately and I realize I actually have no friendships I have made outside of mental health since school.

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