Accepting Bipolar depression

Why is it acceptable to have a physical illness and people will bend over backwards to help you feel better?

But if one has a mental illness then they have to suffer in silence and if they share they have a mental illness then people  will judge and label them mental illness is 1000 times worse than having a physical illness with a physical illness people are willing to help you get better but mental is swept under the carpet and not talked about .

It has taken me many years to come to terms with the fact that I have a mental illness or as I like to put it a disease of the brain there is so much about mood disorders that is under reported and not understood I have come to accept the fact that I can’t change my brain and most of the time when I feel depressed it is my brain having a blip .

There are things I can do to make myself feel better like excise and get enough sleep   and controlling what I can