Elections are frightening times for those of us who need the safety net the state is supposed to provide. Everyone is impacted by political decisions, but for those of us who rely on the NHS to keep us alive and on benefits to keep rooves over our heads, elections remind us of our powerlessness and … More Election survival for mentals
New (digital) version of an old picture. Felt like time to bring it out again. Vote the Tories out, people. Please.
I’ve started counting the days between crisis house admissions the way factory workers count the days between industrial accidents. This is out of date already – I drew it on Monday.
I am seven. I am in Year Three at an all-girls’ Church of England school in St Albans. Some older girls are laughing at my friend and I in the library and they ask us if we are lesbians. I am fairly sure a lesbian is a woman who is in love with another woman … More Catalogue
Shout out to A & D from the women’s crisis house who came up with the pun ❤❤❤. We’re all gonna need some of this in the next few weeks!
[CN: discussion of suicide, hospital, benefits, political bollocks] It is with a heavy heart that I have to tell you that the Tories have been talking about mental health again. Theresa May made some proposals yesterday, which broadly covered three areas: 1) Changes to the Mental Health Act to reduce the numbers of people being … More Don’t believe the hype – Theresa May doesn’t care about mental health
Every month, at Studio Upstairs, a different person puts their work up on the walls and gives a talk about it. April was my month, and marked almost exactly two years since I started attending. I signed up two weeks beforehand because the person who initially put themselves forward pulled out, and the only way … More Studio Upstairs Review