(Note: This comic has been transcribed below.)
At first, she tried to fight it. So how did she learn to cope with her mental disorder instead?
Here’s one story of experiencing schizoaffective bipolar disorder, struggling with the symptoms, and learning to cope.
It can be hard to feel alone in dealing with mental illness. But learning to understand what you’re dealing with can help you find the healing you deserve.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more, check out:
- An Affirming Health Guide for Living with Schizophrenia
- 5 Unhelpful Things People Say to Trivialize Mental Health Issues
Christine Deneweth is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism. A queer cartoonist and artist, Christine lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She is a cartoonist for Eastern Michigan University’s newspaper, The Eastern Echo. She writes children’s books about mental disability and has a comic strip that has been published for five years. Comics can be found on her Facebook page, and art can be found on her Instagram @crassaster. Check out her comics here.