Comics for Mental Health

Your Stories: What Helped Me During Depression

By Ishita Mehra   Views expressed are personal. The Health Collective cannot substitute for expert advice from a trained mental health expert. ALSO READ: YOUR STORIES: BATTLING STIGMA, DEPRESSION AS A YOUNG ADULT About the Author: Ishita is a mental health youth advocate and illustrator. Her work includes writing and illustrating personal stories of people […]

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Solo’s Sadventures 11: It’s All About Therapy

  Check out more Sadventures by Solo About the Artist: Solo is a writer and cartoonist from Bangalore. She likes reading, playing video games and binge-watching Netflix. Her life would have been rather unremarkable had it not been for her BPD fuelled imagination. She also has 4 cats. Views Expressed are Personal. The Health Collective is not a […]

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Solo’s Sadventure Time 10: It’s All In a Diagnosis

Art by Solo for The Health Collective   As someone who is BPD, meeting people who can relate to my symptoms is quite a common part of my life. To be honest, it would be strange if they didn’t. At the end of the day, a personality disorder does mean that you indulge in a […]

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Affirmations: Bye, Bye Anxiety

By Adwaita Das     Remember, breathing is the key – the key to channelising the universe within us and around us. Breathing is the key to everything we want to let go of and everything we wish to have. Breathing exercises and affirmations can be done in any place or situation. When anxiety attacks, […]

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Solo’s Sadventures 09: The Art of Self-Care

  Check out more Sadventures by Solo About the Artist: Solo is a writer and cartoonist from Bangalore. She likes reading, playing video games and binge-watching Netflix. Her life would have been rather unremarkable had it not been for her BPD fuelled imagination. She also has 4 cats. Views Expressed are Personal. The Health Collective is not a […]

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Comics for Mental Health

How to Tackle a Panic Attack: Deep Breathe In, Deep Breathe Out

  This comic was inspired by this Breathing Exercise for Panic Attacks from the NHS UK Breathe in as slowly, deeply and gently as you can, through your nose Breathe out slowly, deeply and gently through your mouth Some people find it helpful to count steadily from one to five on each in-breath and each […]

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Solo’s Sadventures: Episode 07

  As a young girl navigating through mental illness, I had a rather vivid imagination. Years later, I also realise how morbid it was.   Also Read: More Sadventures by Solo Solo is a writer and cartoonist from Bangalore. She likes reading, playing video games and binge-watching Netflix. Her life would have been rather unremarkable had it not […]

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