It's both ableist AND classist to tell a person that, because they can't afford to get a diagnosis or a prescription from a psychiatrist, that they must not actually be suffering from a mental condition. That's not how it works.
Say you break your finger, you KNOW your finger is broken, it f***ing hurts, and everyone keeps telling you that your finger looks like it might be broken. You don't need to go to a doctor to have them say, "yep, it's broken". You go to t... read more