mental illness / 3 posts found

Someone Says “Depression Is A Choice”, And Andy Richter’s Response Is Brilliant

by I'm Struggling
Earlier this year we lost several beloved figures to suicide such as Kate Spade, Anthony Bourdain, and Avicii to name a few, re-starting a worldwide conversation on mental illness. However, despite the far from new dialogue surrounding depression many people still seem woefully uninformed on how it works and how it is treated. One of the most common uneducated ideas about depression is that it is something that can be willed away if you just try hard enough, and thanks to the internet those who have actually struggled with the disease have a platform to dispell this myth. Comedian Andy […]

I Illustrated Mental Illness And Disorders To Fight The Stigma Associated With Them (New Pics)

by I'm Struggling
Back in 2016 I created 31 different dark art interpretations of mental illness disorders for Inktober (that were featured on Bored Panda), in order to start an unconventional conversation. In the past 2 years, mental health has become more openly talked about, but many people suffering from mental illnesses are still considered “crazy” or “mental”. And as long as the stigma remains, I’ll keep creating artwork to continue that conversation. More info: Instagram ADHD Antisocial Personality Disorder Anxiety Disorder Avoidant Personality Disorder Bipolar Disorder I Body Dysmorphia Disorder Cotard’s Delusion Delirium Disorder Dependent Personality Disorder Denationalization Disorder Dermatillomania Dissociative Identity […]

Someone Asks People To Share The Most Terrifying Thing They’ve Seen, Man Shares What It Feels Like To Be Murdered

by I'm Struggling
There is a social stigma when it comes to talking openly about mental illnesses and the impact they have on people’s lives. Many people out there are battling with various disorders and are afraid to open up. But sharing these stories can be important in helping others understand mental health because each story is unique. Some time ago, somebody asked Reddit users to share the ‘most terrifying thing they’ve seen in real life’, and one user named Nahimgoodu decided to share his experience. What started out as a ‘spooky’ themed forum, turned into a very important lesson about mental health […]