Originally published on Robot Hugs and cross-posted here with their permission.
What do you need to support your mental health? Sometimes the answer is complicated. But here’s a comic that keeps it simple.
Because when you’re struggling with mental illness, the so-called “little things” that you do for yourself can actually be a pretty big deal.
With these mental health survival tips, take some small steps to your big victory of wellness.
The Everyday Feminism Editors
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- I Didn’t Know I Had Depression
- How to Support a Loved One Who Is Dealing with Depression
- A Visual Breakdown of the Most Common Mental Health Issues Affecting Women
- If Physical Illness Was Treated like Mental Illness
Robot Hugs is a webcomic that discusses identity, gender, and sexuality, explores depression and mental illness, and often includes cats. The creator lives in Toronto; they have a degree in Linguistics and a graduate degree in Information Studies. Specifically, they identify as a non-binary genderqueer peoplequeer mentally ill non-monogamous kinky critical feminist robot. Their hobbies include worrying, being concerned about things they can’t change, being angry, being uselessly angry, hiding from the world, and knitting. Follow Robot Hugs on Twitter @RobotHugsComic.