PTSD doesn’t mean poor mental health. PTSD means you have re-experiencing symptoms due to past trauma and anxiety.
Poor mental health is when a person really does not know what is wrong with them, has little self awareness, little self insight and/or has little capacity to engage in therapy etc.
I have considerable insight into myself and my symptoms and I have been able to manage my symptoms well, in a fairly short period of time and I have engaged fully in therapy, in fact my counsellor has remarked I am doing a lot of my own therapy – that showing my considerable capacity and insight. Continue reading