“Why am I pleased when I see women as pilots, doctors and CEOs of large companies? I shouldn’t flinch. It should be common, yet I notice the difference.”
It was on November 26th, 2009 when I first began to think about my beliefs relating to mental illness. I like to believe that I am progressive and non-judgemental, but Karen Liberman, Executive Director, Mood Disorders Association of Ontario (MDAO), raised an interesting point that got me thinking.