Discovering a Place for Us

Discovering a Place for Us

Discovering a Place for Us is a great collaboration that Painted Brain uses to give people a welcoming place to express themselves and their experiences through art. This has become a gift for those involved, to be able to heal and share through the arts. The talented...

Unspoken Stigma Around Mental Health in My Family

It is difficult for me to think about what to write when it comes to the stigma around mental health and my family. Rarely, if ever, has mental health been openly discussed within my family. This is not to say mental illness does not take up great space in our world,...
Navigating Internalized Mental Health Stigma

Navigating Internalized Mental Health Stigma

Mental health. It’s a term that can feel so foreign, and yet it affects our everyday lives. Our ability to get out of bed. Our relationships. Our hopes and expectations about today, tomorrow, the next day. The problem of stigma It can be difficult to reflect on our...