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Mental Health Zines

zinesters who write and create zines about mental health, mental illness, personal struggles and work around it, advice and support, resources, and everything else around this theme.

Members: 282
Latest Activity: on Wednesday

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Your favorite zines about mental health 4 Replies

Started by steph sprout. Last reply by Heather Joy Jackson May 22.

I am having a hard time finding zines on Eating Disorders... Any suggestions? 5 Replies

Started by Julia Kirk. Last reply by Heather Joy Jackson May 22.

how do you do it? make zines about mental health stuff, that is 6 Replies

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Comment by Andreas Lazaris on Wednesday

@Cassian Lotte Lodge- will do! And please, feel free to contribute or to spread the call for submissions! We are accepting through the end of this month!

Comment by Cassian Lotte Lodge on Wednesday

@Andreas Lazaris, Let us know when it's available because I would love to read that.

@Alyssa, Thanks - heading over to buy that now. :)

Comment by Alyssa on Tuesday

Hello everyone! I was just going to give you a heads up about my first zine I made about a month ago. It's about dealing with anxiety and panic attacks. This is based upon experience and what my psychologist has told me, haha. If you want, you can check it out here. :) Thank you for looking!

Comment by Andreas Lazaris on Tuesday

If you’d like to hear it // I can sing it for you is an independent zine seeking submissions for Issue #001! This zine is focused on memory loss, and the negotiation of an aging and pathological body/brain and a “forgetful” self in an unaccommodating world, as well as accounts of chronic illness and the end-of-life experiences of an aging self.

We are seeking writings (300-500 words), photos, and artwork from folks in all of life’s ages and stages. This work is centered on intellectual/emotional criticisms and personal experiences of aging, illness, and death from caregivers, patients, and advocates. We are exploring the radical sociologies of aging, caregiving, and aging advocacy, as well as the experiences of mental health/wellness in all of these.

Please email agingzine@gmail.com with questions!

Comment by Michelle on Monday

This is the first time I've posted here so no doubt none of you are familiar with my 5-years-running series, but just in case... I have printed the last run of Letters to My Therapist, whatever is in the Etsy is what's left. There is some anxiety involved in regurgitating old stories, and I sort of mentally feel like I can't move on without putting this to bed. I have a few singles left and I'm selling the rest in a bundle. Check them out... thanks! Open for trades on the singles for this series, just let me know what interests you. michelle@busyweekends.com

Comment by Alyssa on Sunday

Indeed on the comment below. But I would be interested in reading it when it comes out! :)

Comment by Nyx on October 9, 2014 at 1:54am

I hope you're making a print copy as well... More power to ezines if you care for them, but there's something about handmade, hand stapled/sewn, cut and paste goodness that I love. 

Comment by Thez Zef on August 31, 2014 at 3:01pm

Hello! I'm super new to this whole zine thing, but I'm working on making a zine about psychosis (and possibly other mental health topics), with the pages littered with drawings and doodles of monsters. Why the monsters? Why not? I'm planning on making it an e-zine, and have at least the first issue free. I'm really new to this though, so if you'd be interested in giving me advice, you can contact me at thezefbluhbluh at gmail dot com. Thank you! 

Comment by ZippityZinedra on August 29, 2014 at 3:15pm

It's....It's....It's a zine! A zine is born! 'Different Shades of Normal #3 presents:

The rewind and fast-forward edition.' This perzine spans 21 years of writing. It includes failed relationships, depression, self-destruction, grief, self-care, etc. This perzine is typed and is 38 pages. Hurry and get it soon before it goes beddy-bye!

You can contact me at: Sandra_reiki_@hotmail.com

Comment by Katherine R on August 20, 2014 at 1:09pm

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

LTLE - Letters To the LTLE Editor is a new zine solely comprising letters to the editor. The inspiration for starting it came from my experiences of being mad, & being shut down/not listened to because I didn't communicate "in the right way".

I want it to be legitimate to be senseless, apocryphal, tangential, etc., even if it is difficult or confusing.

So I'm calling for letters. The letters can be about anything - current news, old news, personal rants & loves, responses to past letters, or they can be about no discernible topic. The point is that their incoherence, worthlessness or extreme specificity will present no obstacle to their publication.

Minimum wordcount is 1. Maximum wordcount is ~200. Notional deadline is October 10, 2014.

More info is here: http://ltle.tumblr.com/about

 

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