Respect

Respect
Respect is having due regard for someone or something. This can mean having a true regard for a person's feelings, wishes or rights. It is valid for everyone regardless of ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, or any other unique status. It also applies to people with a mental illness and they deserve to be respected just like everyone else. I have put this here because I have witnessed many occasions where people with a mental illness have not been shown respect in the community. I am not surprised by this considering stigma and some public attitudes about mental illness, but it is sad to see