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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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Your favorite zines about mental health 15 Replies

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survey about body norms and resistance

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Gay punks dealing with mental illness

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Comment by Sari of Hoax on June 26, 2016 at 2:48pm

Hoax is a US annual queer feminist compilation zine that aims to create a space for us to share our own truths. Issue #12: Feminisms and Healing is now up for preorders! This 80-page zine features over two dozen amazing contributors & covers topics like PTSD, self-care, Body Focused Repetitive Disorder, grief, mental illness, self-harm, AA, racism, and asexuality.


Comment by profile on June 7, 2016 at 2:41pm

Traditionally people used distros to distribute zines, maybe you can find one you like by searching "distro UK" or something similar.  Unfortunately, it is not easy to set up a secure shop on your own URL, so distros still tend to use etsy or something like that, but also do promotion outside of the etsy shop (some thing else that you may also want to try.)

I only really know places in the States, but you could still send some copies of your zines to Quimby's in Chicago.  They let you set your price and take a percentage. You have to contact them six months after you send them in to see how much money you made.

Good luck at the small press show.  Those are the best.

Comment by Jade Hutchinson on June 7, 2016 at 1:53am

Hi Maddie, I think I am going to attend Small Press Day in Newcastle. I still have not made the zine yet, maybe I am jumping the gun and looking too far ahead... I've got an etsy shop, but there is a LOT of zines on etsy, so I don't see it as a good place for me to sell. I want my zine to be noticed.

I am getting it professionally printed, it's not just gonna be one of those "a4 sheet into 8 pages" kinda thing... 

I'm just struggling

Comment by Maddie Hazard on June 7, 2016 at 12:44am

Hey Jade, there is a zine fair in Leeds, I'm not sure if that's close to you but its closer than london. Maybe you could get in touch with someone from there and try and get your zine there! :)

Otherwise online, and I might be interested in getting one... - Maddie

Comment by Jade Hutchinson on June 7, 2016 at 12:02am

I live in the north east of the England, UK. So not many Zine Fairs around me. London is probably closest and I can't afford to get there. I am looking for the best place to sell my zine, online? 
With the topic being mental health I don't see many shops willing to take it in, as a lot of places/people are a bit funny about the subject. There aren't ANY independent book shops around here so, yeah I guess it has to be online....

Any help?
Suggestions of the best places to sell online? How to get my zine noticed? 

Comment by Robert van Vaals on April 15, 2016 at 11:26am

My perzine 'Fixing A Hole' issue 2, the 'Edelweiss' edition, is available for free! In this new issue: 'From Anxiety To Zen', zen meditation as a tool against anxiety disorder (not); a review of Jett Rebel's 'Truck', his stunning latest album, and four, five more or less literary pieces on codependency. Please contact me to get your fresh copy!

Comment by Madison Van Groningen on March 22, 2016 at 7:16pm

Comment by NeuroZine Editors on March 17, 2016 at 1:15pm

Hi! NeuroZine is putting out the call for submissions. NeuroZine deals with the day to day lives of people living with mental health issues. Our debut issue focuses on the role of mental health in the workplace, both how a workplace is different for a person with mental health issues and what changes can be made to make it more accessible.

We'll be accepting submissions until April 2nd 2016 and until May 1st for a possible expanded issue. Check out our page for more details. Thanks!

-Nicole, Elliott, and Jeff

Comment by fishspit on February 26, 2016 at 6:30pm

wiseblood!  it has a number of mental health issues.  you want one?  just write!

new issue has a story of losing my gal to mental illness . . . well . . . and my alcoholism.

wiseblood!  always free!  love trades!  drop me a line oh pals of mine!

fishspit out!

Comment by missmuffcake on February 3, 2016 at 9:45am

Hello My Name is a positive take on what some believe is a gloomy topic. Stories on what it is like to strive and be alive while battling demons we cannot often speak about. Over a dozen mini stories that will have you rooting for the human race again!



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