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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.

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Latest Activity: Oct 9

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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 The Author 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

Comment by Derek on July 23, 2014 at 7:04pm

hey, i got a zine awhile back from here called "Apression" , i emailed the writer and her mail was dead, i have looked for her here as well, does anyone know who i am speaking of? her zine was cool, and i hope shes ok.

Comment by Robert on July 7, 2014 at 10:49am

My first perzine, Veill, is ready for sale or trade!

Twenty pages including cover, size A5, computer font and manual typewriter font (Olympia Traveller), stapled.

In this first issue: poetry; analogue photographs taken with an ancient Russian Zenit 122; personal prose with anxiety disorder and genderqueer more or less as thread.

Started on 23/06 last, first print run on 04/07, please contact me for sale or trade at veillzine@gmail.com!

Comment by Steven Hughes Purkey on June 14, 2014 at 11:15pm

What's Your Damage? - Mental Illness & Shit! Volume One ~ new release from MC Sunflower Jones

This comp zine is filled with maniacs & lunatics freshly escaped from the asylum...including art & words from wingnuts the world round. Tales from the psychward, psychotropic medication reviews, art therapy projects, whoas from the uninsured, psychiatric resoouces, Rorschach blotches, Sigmund Freud, as well as quotes from actual mental patients & orderlies - just to name a few!

Order the Mental Illness Box Set & get the digest-sized comp zine + 2 companion micro zines: Depression & Borderline Personality Disorder. We also have a limited number of What's Your Damage? buttons & stickers, which will be included as long as they last... 

Clickity click the link, deranged butterflies, & Fuck The Stigma!

www.MCSunflowerJones.etsy.com

Comment by Nest on June 4, 2014 at 3:49pm

I make a sex zine called my buoyancy, an effortless feeling.  The first issue is about body image, BDSM, PTSD, sexual violence, sexual healing, and being radical. It's available for trade.  I thought I'd post about it here because of the PTSD and body image content.  Maybe you'd enjoy it.  Please message me here, or email me at nestnestnestnestnest at gmail.  Thank you.

Comment by lauramarie on June 1, 2014 at 12:18pm

Dear friends, my latest mental health zine is functionally ill 17.  This one is about therapy, rapid cycling, body image, disability, dreams.  Please contact me if you would like to trade.  Otherwise, here's my etsy.  

https://www.etsy.com/listing/172952157/mental-health-zine-functiona...

Comment by Jen on May 21, 2014 at 12:01am

Hey friends! I recently posted a blog post about my zine and my connection to the zine community. I also put a bunch of my zines up on my etsy shop. I'd love it if you could check them out! <3

http://www.skinnedknees.net/support-independent-press-buy-my-zines/

http://etsy.com/shop/magpiesformoons

 

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