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Normalizing, de-stigmatizing and humanizing Mental Illness through photography and shared lived experiences

We showcase anonymous individual’s experiences with mental health Through photography.

Scale Wars

Scale Wars: picture of our scale with my daily med box. Shows my weight gain as a side effect. The Zyprexa, I gained 70 pounds,

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Pharmacy

This picture shows the pharmacy building. It represents how much pharmacy has consumed me. I really wanted to get into the program and there were

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Hell From Above

Fargo from the Air, ‘Hell from Above’. This one is a picture from the plane where they are getting ready to land.  Most of which

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Wrong Path

I saw that sign and thought it was kind of me.  I always seem to take the wrong path, like the right lane is closed

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Fallen Tree

Fallen tree still living.  I have always liked this tree but when I was a kid, it fell over and uprooted and I like it

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Bedtime Meds

These are all of my bedtime meds in smiley face.  I’m really happy that I found a combo that I can take and that I

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Time wasted.

Although I love artwork of all kinds this is a representation of hours wasted. Stuck in my head home alone with nothing more than my

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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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Dream J

Above my desk and my CCT computer is there and my Dream J that my mom gave me. I often stare at when I’m depressed

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