Webster’s defines an advocate as a person who pleads another’s cause, or who speaks or writes in support of something. A lawyer is an advocate when he represents his client in a courtroom. … A good advocate does his or her homework, and follows through on what they say they’re going to do.Jul 31, 2010

Have you ever listened to a child who is going through cancer treatment?  I have and it breaks my heart.  That child when he/she talks speaks as what an adult would say.  Their knowledge about the cancer and treatment is deep.  The disease demands for a child to grow up too fast.

When I attemted suicide with a bottle of sleeping pills caused me to have to learn about depression, being bipolar and a myriad of other things.  I still am learning about the issue of being bi-polar, the medications that my psychiatrist prescribes.  I quickly learned that I could not be passive about the issue I was dealing with.

I learned that I am my own best advocate!

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  1. V

    You’re the perfect person to tell people exactly why they need to learn more, why they can talk about it and they don’t have to be afraid to admit to mental illness.

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  2. mycreatorscreation

    Stand up for your self, but also remember that God is also there for you and is also willing to be your advocate. 1 John 2:1 And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

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