Every year thousands of artists get involved in Inktober, where for 31 days of October, you ink a drawing for each day. I decided to go off the usual prompt and focus on mental illnesses and disorders. While understanding that every disorder has many symptoms with degrees of severity I tried to capture one or two in a single image.

I've released prints and a book collection to continue supporting mental health with a large portion of the proceeds being donated to a northeastern Ohio mental health facility in need.

This month has been a wild one and can't thank enough the thousands of people who've reached out to me to tell me their story and share my work. It has been overwhelming to say the least. This is the rest of my Inktober, and you can see the first part here.

(Note: Though ASD isn't technically a mental disorder, it is included in the DSM-5 and felt it important to include.)

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#1 Post-Partum Depression

Post-Partum Depression

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#2 Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

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Philip Wakeham 2 years ago

good work

#3 Alice In Wonderland Syndrome

Alice In Wonderland Syndrome

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Naima Ivansdóttir 2 years ago

i had no idea such syndrome existed. i had to google it...

#4 Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder

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#5 Conduct Disorder (Based Off Very Real Case Studies)

Conduct Disorder (Based Off Very Real Case Studies)

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#6 Avoidant Personality Disorder (Bonus)

Avoidant Personality Disorder (Bonus)

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#7 Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

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#8 Border Line Personality Disorder

Border Line Personality Disorder

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Mary Lou 1 year ago

Would you mind if I got this tattooed?

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#9 Bulimia Nervosa (I Updated The Artwork Without The Thinner)

Bulimia Nervosa (I Updated The Artwork Without The Thinner)

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#10 Insomnia

Insomnia

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#11 Dependent Personality Disorder

Dependent Personality Disorder

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#12 Schizophrenia Disorder

Schizophrenia Disorder

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Charley Midge 1 year ago

Can I please ask what the crosses in this one represent?

#13 Major Depressive Disorder

Major Depressive Disorder

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#14 Misophonia (Fun Made Up Fact, Every Experiences It When They Hear Nickleback)

Misophonia (Fun Made Up Fact, Every Experiences It When They Hear Nickleback)

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Miriam Praus 1 year ago

lol not only Nickelback xD

#15 ADD

ADD

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Sophia Herzog 1 year ago

ADD is no longer a diagnosis its just ADHD. But this is a great representation of it, as someone who has severe ADHD this is a great representation, I'd almost have more bodies coming out it feels like my brain is going a million miles a minute. I also love that you are giving the money to Mental Health places in NE Ohio, as I've lived here for 6 years.

#16 Substance Use Disorder

Substance Use Disorder

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#17 Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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#18 OCD

OCD

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Mackenzie Turner 1 year ago

This one hits close to home.

#19 Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia

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#20 Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

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Petra Christovová 2 years ago

Great idea .. that skinny figure which sees her fat shadow - so true!

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#21 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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#22 Social Anxiety Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder

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Miriam Praus 1 year ago

so true...

#23 Body Integrity Identity Disorder (Was Too Tired And Forgot To Spell It Fully On The Image!)

Body Integrity Identity Disorder (Was Too Tired And Forgot To Spell It Fully On The Image!)

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#24 Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania

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#25 Munchausen By Proxy

Munchausen By Proxy

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Miriam Praus 1 year ago

that is really a brilliant implementation... I love your art!!

#26 Cotard's Delusion

Cotard's Delusion

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#27 Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder

Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder

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#28 Paranoid Schizophrenia

Paranoid Schizophrenia

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#29 Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder

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minerva15 7 months ago

Someone finally understands me...

#30 Capgras Syndrome

Capgras Syndrome

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#31 Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Identity Disorder

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#32 Depersonalization Disorder

Depersonalization Disorder

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Sandra Debosschere 1 year ago

<3