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Mental Health Advocate Explains Why Depression Makes People So Tired

One thing you'll often hear time and again from those battling mental illness is that they're tired. And to may people, that may not make sense. So Twitter user PJ Palits, an art director and mental health advocate, recently decided to take to social media to explain why mental illness makes people so tired. 

Palits explained how the sleeping schedule of a person with mental illness differentiates from that of the "average" person. 

Palits goes on to make some comparisons. 

Palits provides some advice on how to help someone going through all of this. 

The thread seemed to attract a very positive response from social media users. 

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