Cover Photo: photo via Ted Eytan/flickr
photo via Ted Eytan/flickr

I’m a Person—Not a Pre-Existing Condition

“The worst days I’ve ever known could be my future under the American Health Care Act.”

It wasn’t your fault. It wasn’t because I didn’t love you or you didn’t love me. It was all too heavy and too much for one person.

"Elis Aaron is an androgyne writer, editor, and activist specializing in mental health, addiction, and trauma. They have written copy , essays, narrative nonfiction, and journalism for online and print publications, as well as UMass Boston. They are affiliated with Active Minds, the Mental Health America Advocacy Network, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), No Stigmas, and the One Love Foundation."