What is the worst mental health advice/treatment you ever received from a mental health professional?
They all say exactly the same thing. You have a rare brain disease.
It’s chronic, not fatal. We don’t know why it occurs. By accident certain drugs were found to assist seizure disorder patients and some mental illnesses. But everyone is different and it takes on average 7 years to find the combination of drugs and the right dosages to alleviate your severely painful symptoms. Trial and error. Disability is almost impossible to get. But not for you
Apply. You are never going to be who you were not able to continue your career. You may spend several years bedridden. But hang in there. We” ll find something to give you a life worth living eventually.
That’s the bi Polar spiel. A friend got the same for Unilateral Depression Disease. For insomnia, like don’t sleep for months without medication type insomnia the sleep specialist said they had nothing they could do to help.