• Welcome! It’s great to see you.

    If you'd like to talk with people who know what it's like

    Our forum members are people, maybe like yourself, who experience mental health difficulties or who have had them at some point in their life.

Trying to think of a title...

E

ElizaLeahy

New member
Joined
Oct 1, 2008
Messages
2
Hello everyone. I'm from Brisbane, Australia, I'm an artist living with a mental illness.

I have a psychiatric service dog, Gem - www.papillon-gem.com who is the cutest thing you have ever seen.

This year I'm in a project that is about artists who have a mental illness. You can look at it if you like - there are 8 artists and the art is all VERY different. www.artist-citizen.com

And my website is at www.elizasart.com

Mostly I communicate through my art.
 
A

Apotheosis

Guest
:welcome: Nice images, I love cats. I used to draw & paint a lot, not so much now.
 
honeyquince

honeyquince

Well-known member
Founding Member
Joined
May 27, 2008
Messages
1,719
Location
Yorkshire
Hi Eliza and welcome to the forum.

Do you find that art helps you cope with your illness? I used to do a lot but have done very little except doodles. I find that rather than help me they act as a reminder of how far I am away from my aspirations and therefore serve to depress me even more. I guess it's a question of being happy with what you produce or not having any expectations imposed on what you produce neither of which I am very good at.

Anyway, great to have you here. There's a really good bunch of people here that offer loads of support so dive in when you feel comfortable.
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
M Trying to navigate this living nightmare Introduce Yourself 2
Y Trying Introduce Yourself 3
S I'm trying. Introduce Yourself 5
I Trying this out Introduce Yourself 5
M Trying to cope with bad neighbours Introduce Yourself 8
kimidare Trying to avoid a relapse Introduce Yourself 5
L Hello, i am trying to sort myself out. Iam very confused and conflicted. I am very sad and stressed. Although I have a family they are so caught up i Introduce Yourself 3
W I'm New And Thriving With My MH, So I'm Now "Trying" To Socialize Again And Not Be Afraid To Let People In My Life Introduce Yourself 11
A trying to quit drinking and get past depression Introduce Yourself 3
Willvill I am trying to battle this shame Introduce Yourself 6
ipanema Trying to cope with anxiety and depression Introduce Yourself 3
S Hello, I'm a new member, and I'm trying to get some insight on antipsychotics. Introduce Yourself 11
D Im finally trying to get my life back Introduce Yourself 6
F Trying to kill me Introduce Yourself 8
Y Life as a BPD male nearing 30. Trying to look toward the future. Introduce Yourself 1
M Voluntary patients needs helps they are trying to falsely section me Introduce Yourself 14
W Hello, I'm extremely nervious but trying to interact with others again online Introduce Yourself 13
8SonDer8 Trying to Stay Introduce Yourself 7
L Newbie trying to be 'social' Introduce Yourself 8
S Hi. New here my first time. Having a struggle with GAD and trying really hard to avoid medication. Introduce Yourself 3
L I'm trying Introduce Yourself 1
mom j I searched for this forum because I am trying to work my way out of a trap Introduce Yourself 4
S Hi, I am new here. Trying to find like minded people to share my emotions without getting judged. Introduce Yourself 19
T Hello everyone, trying to find some answers Introduce Yourself 4
A What are the best ways to stop people trying to socially dominate/humiliate you? Introduce Yourself 7
M New here and trying to overcome panic and anxiety attacks Introduce Yourself 5

Similar threads

Top