Consider how mentally ill people are often told to “just get over it.” We’re often told that our illnesses don’t exist at all. The use of trigger warnings acknowledges that mental illnesses are not only real, but that society should make an effort to be more attentive to the needs of the mentally ill.

Source: What, Why, When, Where, and How?: 5 Common Questions About Trigger Warnings Answered — Everyday Feminism

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