Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: respect

More than anything, I need respect

  So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. Matthew 7:12   One of the most important things for me, as a person with mental health issues, is to have respect. That word keeps coming back to me as something […]

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A person like any other

a person like any other but different feeling as others but not treated as such not respected because of her label considered unworthy to be heard or responded to not fully human so, who cares? Jesus, my friend, cares. Who will follow Him?

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Maintaining respect

This morning, as I considered the great need individuals with mental illness have for respect, I recalled some of the problems my research showed me in the frequently poor medical care given to BPD patients. These problems can crop up anywhere – not only in the medical community. As I’ve said before, many practitioners consider […]

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