Patterns and Panels: How comics portray psychological illness

“What the loose but insistent truss-work of cartoons hints at is that mental illness is not structurelessness—instead, it requires you to make sense of a structure you don’t recognize. The structure is hard to describe because you probably don’t share[…]

How Mental Illness Fed My Creativity

“There’s no romance to mental illness. Whether you’re suffering from psychosis or schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or depression, the realities of mental ill-health often mean a life disrupted by isolation, harrowing symptoms, hospitalizations, discrimination and despair.” Read the Full Article Source:[…]

Do the Mentally Ill Have to Be Extraordinary to Be Accepted?

“Let’s face it: When we see mental illnesses, like bipolar, on television, it’s most often associated with killers, but when mental illness isn’t seen in a negative light, it’s seen as some sort of gift.” Read the Full Article Source:[…]