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DemExpat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-20-07 10:14 AM
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90. Thanks, Droopy,
Your persepective and experience offer much to this tragedy.

DemEx
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  -An insider's perspective on mental illness and perhaps Cho Droopy  Apr-19-07 11:06 AM   #0 
  - That's a wonderful post  theboss   Apr-19-07 11:10 AM   #1 
  - I want to thank you for sharing this intensely personal story  LeftCoast   Apr-19-07 11:10 AM   #2 
  - Thank you for posting this Droopy. Most people are completely ignorant on this topic. nt  piedmont   Apr-19-07 11:13 AM   #3 
  - this is what we're not buying with the money we throw down a hole in iraq  maxsolomon   Apr-19-07 11:16 AM   #4 
  - Thanks for your valuable insight  Warpy   Apr-19-07 11:20 AM   #5 
  - Exactly, Warpy...  TygrBright   Apr-20-07 12:11 AM   #77 
  - Thank You, Droopy  Forrest Greene   Apr-19-07 11:21 AM   #6 
  - please come out of the lounge more often! n/t  medeak   Apr-19-07 11:21 AM   #7 
  - Thank you  gaspee   Apr-19-07 11:21 AM   #8 
  - There is a part of your mind that does that. But, the family can  sfexpat2000   Apr-19-07 11:38 AM   #14 
     - In the 80's  gaspee   Apr-19-07 12:07 PM   #29 
     - Because we were promised local community clinics and the  sfexpat2000   Apr-19-07 12:13 PM   #30 
        - Closing the clinics  Fawkes   Apr-19-07 10:30 PM   #70 
        - My mom got sober at Agnew State Hospistal not long before  sfexpat2000   Apr-20-07 04:48 AM   #81 
        - stephexpat, I remember when Raygun was Gov. of Calif.  anitar1   Apr-20-07 02:13 AM   #80 
           - Saint Ronnie never had a problem screwing the vulnerable --  sfexpat2000   Apr-20-07 04:55 AM   #82 
     - especially with adolescents,  mopinko   Apr-19-07 12:42 PM   #38 
     - No kidding. You have to wait sometimes for weeks to find out  sfexpat2000   Apr-19-07 01:11 PM   #41 
     - You are so right, sfexpat2000! And, I might add- one of the  Quakerfriend   Apr-20-07 06:07 AM   #83 
     - So ironic. I would have given ANYTHING for Doug to be allowed  sfexpat2000   Apr-20-07 11:04 AM   #94 
     - As a Mental Health Professional  RobinA   Apr-20-07 02:18 PM   #106 
        - Well, mental health professionals have tried to shake me off  sfexpat2000   Apr-20-07 02:50 PM   #107 
  - I love you, Droopy.  sfexpat2000   Apr-19-07 11:28 AM   #9 
  - Very moving and relevant personal testimony  GenDem   Apr-19-07 11:36 AM   #10 
  - This needs to be an Op Ed piece. More people need to read it.  flying_monkeys   Apr-19-07 11:36 AM   #11 
  - I married into an Asian family and have an interesting outsider's perspective on  grace0418   Apr-19-07 11:36 AM   #12 
  - Shame is what keeps a lot of families from seeking treatment for loved ones  bleedingheart   Apr-19-07 11:41 AM   #17 
  - I completely understand bleedingheart, believe me. I come from a weirdly  grace0418   Apr-19-07 01:27 PM   #45 
     - I've heard Koreans say that the pressure to succeed is very great  treestar   Apr-19-07 01:48 PM   #47 
  - In my post  gaspee   Apr-19-07 12:01 PM   #28 
  - I understand  kineneb   Apr-19-07 12:22 PM   #33 
  - I'm sorry gaspee, I wasn't referring to your post. I was referring to some of the  grace0418   Apr-19-07 01:17 PM   #43 
  - A Korean student of a colleague of mine had a panic attack today.  moc   Apr-19-07 10:12 PM   #67 
  - Oh that's terrible!  grace0418   Apr-19-07 11:19 PM   #74 
  - Exactly...  greyghost   Apr-19-07 10:46 PM   #73 
  - I feel so bad for them.  grace0418   Apr-19-07 11:22 PM   # 
     - Exactly...  greyghost   Apr-20-07 11:47 PM   #110 
  - a post on DU linked to an article that said he'd been diagnosed as autistic at eight...  progdonkey   Apr-20-07 10:19 AM   #91 
     - I hope that's not true, but if it is that's just terrible.  grace0418   Apr-20-07 11:45 AM   #103 
  - you make the world a better place, Droopy  knowbody0   Apr-19-07 11:36 AM   #13 
  - Thank you, Droopy  RadFemFL   Apr-19-07 11:39 AM   #15 
  - Thank you for sharing.  DixieBlue   Apr-19-07 11:40 AM   #16 
  - Thanks for sharing your very personal story with us all  wicket   Apr-19-07 11:43 AM   #18 
  - Droopy, thanks for this. n/t  philboy   Apr-19-07 11:44 AM   #19 
  - Thank you. I've seen that all from the other end, and you're right, people don't get it.  jobycom   Apr-19-07 11:45 AM   #20 
  - Another great and important post. Thanks. nt  SmokingJacket   Apr-19-07 11:49 AM   #23 
  - Thank you. Best response I've read and the heart of the problem.  SmokingJacket   Apr-19-07 11:45 AM   #21 
  - I think sfexpat2000 has nails the reason for that above...  hunter   Apr-19-07 12:23 PM   #34 
     - Exactly  eridani   Apr-19-07 09:33 PM   #65 
  - Oh wow, thank you so much  proud2Blib   Apr-19-07 11:46 AM   #22 
  - Peace to you, friend  EstimatedProphet   Apr-19-07 11:50 AM   #24 
  - Wonderful post, Droopy  skygazer   Apr-19-07 11:52 AM   #25 
  - Thank you Droopy...  ms liberty   Apr-19-07 11:54 AM   #26 
  - I pray people are paying attention to these posts that matter.  hunter   Apr-19-07 11:58 AM   #27 
  - kick  sfexpat2000   Apr-19-07 12:15 PM   #31 
  - Thankfully you had an excellent support system (family first and friends later) who helped you ...  ShortnFiery   Apr-19-07 12:16 PM   #32 
  - thank you  kineneb   Apr-19-07 12:24 PM   #35 
  - Thank you so much for sharing your painful experience, Droopy.  8_year_nightmare   Apr-19-07 12:25 PM   #36 
  - Thank you very much for sharing this.  ThomCat   Apr-19-07 12:40 PM   #37 
  - Thanks for the OP  mdmc   Apr-19-07 12:45 PM   #39 
  - thanks droopy.  mopinko   Apr-19-07 12:49 PM   #40 
  - Thank you for your powerful story....  Lindsey   Apr-19-07 01:15 PM   #42 
  - Thank you for such a great post, Droopy.  PA Democrat   Apr-19-07 01:25 PM   #44 
  - Thank you for sharing this with us.  AZBlue   Apr-19-07 01:39 PM   #46 
  - kick  sfexpat2000   Apr-19-07 02:10 PM   #48 
  - Your post is enlightening, educational and above all, HOPEFUL. Thank you for all.  troubleinwinter   Apr-19-07 05:43 PM   #49 
  - thank you,,i appreciate your candor and request that we stop pretending .start educating and talking  xiamiam   Apr-19-07 05:50 PM   #50 
  - Kick. People should read this.  Duppers   Apr-19-07 06:03 PM   #51 
  - Droopy, thank you so much  Cabcere   Apr-19-07 06:20 PM   #52 
  - Peace, Droopy  Lisa   Apr-19-07 06:20 PM   #53 
  - This is a perfect response to the tragedy at VT...thanks. n/t  Flarney   Apr-19-07 06:25 PM   #54 
  - "Thank you for sharing" sounds so lame,  Raksha   Apr-19-07 06:25 PM   #55 
  - What a wonderful and enlightening post Droopy! I hope  WiseButAngrySara   Apr-19-07 06:28 PM   #56 
  - Recommended. Thanks for sharing. eom  northamericancitizen   Apr-19-07 06:32 PM   #57 
  - Thanks for your contribution Droopy, glad you got through it  slackmaster   Apr-19-07 06:35 PM   #58 
  - Thanks, Droopy... I've seen psychosis up close  Sparkly   Apr-19-07 06:56 PM   #59 
  - There are so many wouldas, shouldas, couldas related to Mr. Cho that we may  BrklynLiberal   Apr-19-07 07:35 PM   #60 
  - Thank you Droopy..  prairierose   Apr-19-07 07:50 PM   #61 
  - Excellent post  MN ChimpH8R   Apr-19-07 08:01 PM   #62 
  - Thank you  bonito   Apr-19-07 08:20 PM   #63 
  - Bless you, Droopy  maggiegault   Apr-19-07 09:31 PM   #64 
  - It took courage to reveal that history in our often ignorant society  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-19-07 10:04 PM   #66 
  - Thanks for sharing this.  Matsubara   Apr-19-07 10:17 PM   #68 
  - We might want to remind people that very few "mentally ill" people ever kill. It's rare.  file83   Apr-19-07 10:21 PM   #69 
  - Thanks for adding a sane voice to the discussion.  RevCheesehead   Apr-19-07 10:36 PM   #71 
  - Thank you for sharing this private and touching story of your experience. n/t  phylny   Apr-19-07 10:43 PM   #72 
  - Thank You...  WillyT   Apr-19-07 11:22 PM   #75 
  - Your story is another reason that it's imperative that we get  Cleita   Apr-19-07 11:28 PM   #76 
  - I have a now elderly uncle who was ill and refused treatment  NYCALIZ   Apr-20-07 12:21 AM   #78 
  - Thank you seems inadequate  FloridaJudy   Apr-20-07 01:44 AM   #79 
  - Thank you so much for your post  zippy890   Apr-20-07 06:38 AM   #84 
  - thanks for sharing such a personal story, Droopy  blondie58   Apr-20-07 07:13 AM   #85 
  - You were one of my favorite Lounge Lizards back when I was a Lounge Lizard  RagingInMiami   Apr-20-07 08:53 AM   #86 
  - Thank you for your post and for starting this wonderful thread  yardwork   Apr-20-07 09:10 AM   #87 
  - THANK YOU ALL!!!  Droopy   Apr-20-07 09:29 AM   #88 
  - Gee, let me be the SEVENTY FIRST person to recommend this incredible post!  MADem   Apr-20-07 09:50 AM   #89 
  - Thanks, Droopy,  DemExpat   Apr-20-07 10:14 AM   #90 
  - Thank you, thank you, thank you  Le Taz Hot   Apr-20-07 10:26 AM   #92 
  - You're one of the bravest  mzteris   Apr-20-07 10:56 AM   #93 
  - Thanks for your insight Droopy..  Virginia Dare   Apr-20-07 11:06 AM   #95 
  - I read this the other day. It's incredibly inspiring.  slj0101   Apr-20-07 11:06 AM   #96 
  - Thanks for this brutally honest insight -- kicked nt  HamdenRice   Apr-20-07 11:12 AM   #97 
  - He was misdiagnosed due to his ethnicity  Truth Hurts A Lot   Apr-20-07 11:13 AM   #98 
  - My name is Jack and I have a brain disease  Jack Rabbit   Apr-20-07 11:28 AM   #99 
  - I am trying to decide if your post is satrire or not. ????  rodeodance   Apr-20-07 11:39 AM   #102 
  - It isn't.  Jack Rabbit   Apr-20-07 11:48 AM   #104 
  - I call them imMobile Psych disServices.  sfexpat2000   Apr-20-07 03:10 PM   #109 
  - The media is making invisible mental illness now. Hiding it  rodeodance   Apr-20-07 11:30 AM   #100 
  - this ws Tipper Gore's issue as I recall. anyone heard from her?  rodeodance   Apr-20-07 11:31 AM   #101 
  - Kick because  Le Taz Hot   Apr-20-07 12:23 PM   #105 
  - kick  sfexpat2000   Apr-20-07 03:07 PM   #108 
 

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