So, what if my heroine is mentally ill?
“I think a lot of psychopaths are just geniuses who drove so fast that they lost control.”― Criss Jami, Killosophy
I am willing to bet everything I own and everything my future self will ever own that if you're reading this article, you know someone who has been diagnosed with a mental illness. If I'm wrong, leave me a comment below... I don't expect to see anything, but whatever.
According to Our World in Data, 792 million people in the world were dealing with some form of mental illness in 2017. They go on to break it down by specifics, but that number alone is staggering. Given current circumstances, I'm sure those numbers have increased dramatically.