Have you ever heard a first-person account of schizophrenia? The media’s inaccurate portrayals lead us to misunderstand and mistreat schizophrenics because we don’t know the truth about what they’re going through.
So stop believing in the stigma with this realistic point of view that shows how we can all make a difference with a little understanding.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Why We Demonize Mental Illness – And What to Do About It
- Mental Illness: How the Media Contributes To Its Stigma
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 work here!
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