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I Turn My Anxiety Into Surrealistic Art

I Turn My Anxiety Into Surrealistic Art

Hello, my name is Drew and I consider myself a surrealist above anything. Like many, I suffer from mental illness, for 2 years I didn't leave my house because of anxiety something that has affected me since I was in middle school. At...

Hello, my name is Drew and I consider myself a surrealist above anything. Like many, I suffer from mental illness, for 2 years I didn't leave my house because of anxiety something...

I Was Diagnosed With Schizophrenia At The Age Of 17, So I Started Drawing My Hallucinations To Cope With It

I Was Diagnosed With Schizophrenia At The Age Of 17, So I Started Drawing My Hallucinations To Cope With It

I have always been an 'artist', I just didn't realize what that meant until my mental illness appeared. I despise the term 'mentally ill'; it implies that who I am as a person is fundamentally corrupted and broken. Unfortunately, as soon as...

I have always been an 'artist', I just didn't realize what that meant until my mental illness appeared. I despise the term 'mentally ill'; it implies that who I am as...

What You Say About Mental Illness Vs What You Actually Mean

What You Say About Mental Illness Vs What You Actually Mean

People often misuse words like depression and ADD. Sure you might be having a bad day, but are you really depressed? Likewise, you might sometimes struggle to concentrate, especially if you're doing something boring, but does that really mean you've got...

People often misuse words like depression and ADD. Sure you might be having a bad day, but are you really depressed? Likewise, you might sometimes struggle to concentrate, especially if you're...

Using Architecture To Explain 16 Mental Illnesses And Disorders

Using Architecture To Explain 16 Mental Illnesses And Disorders

If you had to imagine your mental illness or disorder as a house, what would it look like? Federico Babina has just released a new project called Archiatric, which depicts 16 different conditions as works of architecture in various states of...

If you had to imagine your mental illness or disorder as a house, what would it look like? Federico Babina has just released a new project called Archiatric, which depicts 16...

I Give Mental Illness A Voice Through My Drawings

I Give Mental Illness A Voice Through My Drawings

I am an artist who works to give mental health awareness a voice as I portray various mental and social issues through little doodles of stickmen in an ongoing project called the Stickmen's Series. I spend a lot of time alone with...

I am an artist who works to give mental health awareness a voice as I portray various mental and social issues through little doodles of stickmen in an ongoing project called...

I Illustrated Mental Illness And Disorders For Inktober

I Illustrated Mental Illness And Disorders For Inktober

Every year thousands of artists get involved in Inktober, where for 31 days of October, you ink a drawing for each day. I decided to go off the usual prompt and focus on mental illnesses and disorders.

Every year thousands of artists get involved in Inktober, where for 31 days of October, you ink a drawing for each day. I decided to go off the usual prompt and focus...

This Yogi’s Incredible Body Poses Are Inspiring People With Serious Mental Illnesses

This Yogi’s Incredible Body Poses Are Inspiring People With Serious Mental Illnesses

Suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and major depression, a rape survivor Heidi Williams finally found peace in yoga. Having almost lost her 6-month-old, she had even attempted to commit suicide, however, yoga practice has brought the colors back to her life and...

Suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and major depression, a rape survivor Heidi Williams finally found peace in yoga. Having almost lost her 6-month-old, she had even attempted to commit suicide, however, yoga...

Shocking Photos Of Indonesia’s Mentally Ill Patients Show Their Disturbing Living Conditions

Shocking Photos Of Indonesia’s Mentally Ill Patients Show Their Disturbing Living Conditions

Pasung, the Indonesian term for restraints or restrained, was banned in 1977, but is still widely used in a country where mental illness is a taboo issue. Concerned by the plight of these people, NY based photographer Andrea Star Reese spent...

Pasung, the Indonesian term for restraints or restrained, was banned in 1977, but is still widely used in a country where mental illness is a taboo issue. Concerned by the plight...

Loving Husband Lists All The Reasons He Loves His Wife Who Is Battling Depression

Loving Husband Lists All The Reasons He Loves His Wife Who Is Battling Depression

Tim Murphy, a Los Angeles-based engineer, surprised his new wife Molly with a beautiful love note. Molly, who suffers from depression, had just returned from a trip to San Francisco and was feeling particularly blue. When she flopped down on her...

Tim Murphy, a Los Angeles-based engineer, surprised his new wife Molly with a beautiful love note. Molly, who suffers from depression, had just returned from a trip to San Francisco and...

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