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Lived Experiences of Mental Illness Through Photography

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Mental illness experiences shared visually.

Unkempt Home

Saw this house and just thought oh, how depressing.  House peeling, grass not mowed, shingles falling off.  Screamed depression to me.  I couldn’t imagine living

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School Locker

This is my school locker that I keep all my books in…I’m taking 18 credits now so I have a lot of books in there.

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Endless Crying

This is water dripping from the faucet. The endless crying. The crying comes with being depressed and everything. Not sure if it was the increase

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Door And Windows

Door and windows with light through and plastic through them. [When I was depressed] I didn’t want the lights coming through, I didn’t want anyone

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Meds In A Day

Picture of all the meds I take in a day. It makes me realize how many meds I’m taking every day and wondering how this

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The Hill

This is a photo of me looking up at a hill. I wanted this to represent me waking up every day and looking at all

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Cross Stitch

Cross stitch. I have not told my mom about my mental illness and that is really hard. However, she is not really into that because

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