“‘Thinking back,’ writes Glenn Close, 67, in Jessie’s new book, Resiliance: Two Sisters and A Story of Mental Illness, ‘I realize that even though Jessie had tried to kill herself twice, and even though she seemed to have no control over her sexuality and gotten herself into an abusive relationship and was doing drugs to cope, in spite of all that, none of us ever thought that she might be suffering from a mental disorder.’ “

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Denial, avoidance and disassociation are the default responses to behavioral mental health illnesses…

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