(Content Warning: suicidality)
A psychotic break can be a hard experience to understand – and the stigma around psychosis can make it even more difficult.
Here’s a comic to help demystify this experience, with one account of what it’s like to go through a psychotic break.
If you or someone you know is struggling with psychosis, we hope this helps remind you that healing and help can be possible.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- The Trauma of Mental Illness When Your Abuser Isn’t Real
- Sociopaths, Borderlines, and Psychotics: 3 Mental Illnesses We Must Stop Hating On
- An Affirming Help Guide for Living with Schizophrenia
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.