A year ago, I made a post about this, but I couldn't recover my old account. So here I come again, with new drawings to show you!

I've been struggling with bipolar disorder since I was 16 years old, but I was diagnosed at 18. Talking about my feelings used to be very scary, so expressing my heart and mind on paper became my way of surviving.

Today I'm 25 years old and even though I've become more assertive thanks to years of therapy, nothing feels as great as creating these intense drawings... I get to feel relieved every time I finish an artwork, but the best part of making these drawings is getting people interested in bipolar disorder, inviting them to read more about it. I believe this is a beautiful way to help, within my possibilities, to end stigma and discrimination against mental disorders.

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#1

Distress

Distress

Made in 2017. (Phase: depression)

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Melissa 1 month ago

I really love this

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#2

Delusion

Delusion

Made in 2017. (Phase: psychosis)

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Melissa 1 month ago (edited)

ooh this is so moving and unsettling, I love it

#3

Identity

Identity

Made in 2016. (Phase: psychosis)

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Isabella Diaz 1 month ago

This is really deep

#4

Self-Stigma

Self-Stigma

Made in 2016. (Phase: depression)

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Bluebell Rizzi 1 month ago

I relate to this one so much <3

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#5

Prone

Prone

Made in 2019. (Phase: mixed episode)

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dmittie 1 month ago

I feel this juxtaposed entanglement a lot ~ extremely well done artistically.

#6

Trapped

Trapped

Made in 2017. (Phase: derealization)

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Myrthe Klompmaker 1 month ago

I know this feeling unfortunately. Everyday of my life.

#7

Paroxysm

Paroxysm

Made in 2016. (Phase: mixed episode)

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Melissa 1 month ago

I think this is one of my favorites! So much emotion captured

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#8

Demoralized

Demoralized

Made in 2018. (Phase: mixed episode)

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dmittie 1 month ago

I feel this one all too deeply.

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#9

Untitled

Untitled

Made in 2014. (Phase: mixed episode)

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Melissa 1 month ago

This almost messes with my eyes, and the color is so well done

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#10

Broken

Broken

Made in 2012. (Phase: depression)

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Rebecca Henderson 1 month ago

The look in the eyes is so very well captured. I understand that persons current deep feelings. So lost & scared

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#11

Manic

Manic

Made in 2013. (Phase: mania)

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Melissa 1 month ago

You really capture these states of mind so well

#12

Phantom

Phantom

Made in 2019. (Phase: depression/anorexia recovery)

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#13

Unloved

Unloved

Made in 2011. (Phase: depression)

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#14

I Am What I Have Always Hated

I Am What I Have Always Hated

Made in 2011. (Phase: mixed episode)

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KCN 1 month ago

My heart hurts for you in this drawing.

#15

Snowflake

Snowflake

Made in 2011. (Phase: depression)

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Sarah Storm 1 month ago

I live with depression constantly and I recognize that look. I'm never gonna be good enough, I know I'm not enough, everything is just empty.

#16

Memories

Memories

Made in 2017. (Phase: mania)

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CookieNeerrrrd 1 month ago

This one made my eyes go fuzzy...

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#17

Destruction

Destruction

Made in 2011. (Phase: mixed episode)

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Lori Bradley 1 month ago

I live with BiPolar also, these works are incredibly moving, thankyou for sharing 🧡

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