Heathenry and Mental Illness

http://www.vikingheart.com/newshome/86-odin-s-greatest-enemy-depression-in-a-heathen-context

Especially the end:

That’s why it is so especially heinous to see these people being berated and belittled by those who should be their source of strength and inspiration. These people mustered up the strength of will to face the world, and then the courage to ask for help from their fellows, only to be called weak by the very thing that should be helping them to carry on. When we see those among our community asking for help, the last thing they need to hear is ‘Get over it’.

The proper answer is right there in our own tradition. 

“You are wanted, you are needed, and you are accepted as you are.”

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