“Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels.”
- Frank Sinatra
Anyone who has struggled with the medical treatments for depression or other mental illnesses will require no further explanation for this image. For all the "advancements" in "low side effect" pharmaceuticals to treat these disorders, there are days when I feel more like a lab animal than a human being. Treatment is often as painful as the ailment. It is difficult to not feel like one is stuck in the middle ages, and I wonder how much the stigma associated with mental illness has stifled pursuit of its effective treatment...
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Rendered in Poser Pro 2010. Postwork in Photoshop.