Mental Health, social justice

APATHY: In Mental Illness and Social Issues

Remember when the bagger at the market would ask, “paper or plastic?”  It was a reminder of how a simple conscious choice we could make to benefit the environment. It takes about 1000 years for a plastic bag to degrade; when discarded and burned, toxic gases are emitted onto the atmosphere. Plastic has negative effects not only on the atmosphere, but also on the environment. When we make a conscious choice, we choose not to ignore the effects of our actions and take personal responsibility. Continue reading “APATHY: In Mental Illness and Social Issues”