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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 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

Started by Niku. Last reply by Jenny Hughes Jan 13, 2013.

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Comment by kit feral on August 12, 2010 at 9:24am
My zine, Gathered Years, involves mental heath. Issues 1 and 2 briefly discuss depression. I'll probably go more in depth about depression, anxiety, and OCD in future issues. They also discuss a lot of happy things, because I often write them when I'm trying to distract myself from depression/anxiety/etc. :) There's more information and pictures on my page, where you can also find a link to my Etsy shop to get your hands on a copy. :)

Comment by the force of nature on August 8, 2010 at 11:21pm
i made a page on my website for zine reviews. if you want me to review your zine send me an email at johnbobst@theforceofnature.net and ill tell you where to send it.
Comment by QueensBee Zines on July 1, 2010 at 8:50am
Hi folks!

24 pages,b&w comic zine,half-size.
All original art work! Contemplation on day to day (anxiety-related) effects of internal and social interactions.


Up for trade

or sold for $2 here:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/50541296/lets-be-happy

More comics at--> http://wingcomics.blogspot.com

Read on!
Comment by QueensBee Zines on July 1, 2010 at 8:47am
Hi folks!

24 pages,b&w comic zine,half-size.
All original art work! Contemplation on day to day (anxiety-related) effects of internal and social interactions.


Up for trade

or sold for $2 here:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/50541296/lets-be-happy

More comics at--> http://wingcomics.blogspot.com

Read on!
Comment by Jenny Hughes on June 18, 2010 at 7:02am


Hey guys, just wanted to let you know that I've finished my first zine. It's called Peach, Plum, Pear and it's a perzine dealing with mental health issues including suicide and self-harm.
It's black and white, half-size, 26 pages and zigzag stitched together with my lovely Bernina sewing machine. There are a few photos of it on my page.
They're £1.50 each or for trade :)
Comment by Fluxxii on June 13, 2010 at 11:22pm
FLUXXII is accepting zines for consignment! We are an online shop that specializes in mental health zines, such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, gender and identity, sex, addiction, suicide, recovery, perzines, etc. We offer consignment (wholesale can be arranged in few cases) and even copying services! More info on how to apply at http://fluxxii.com/pages.php?pageid=30
Comment by Hannah (Not Lonely Zine) on June 7, 2010 at 6:18am


Not Lonely #3 is now available!

Issue 3 is about the fine line between fact and fiction, not throwing things away, being pestered by dodgy men on public transport, (somewhat comically) failing at interviews, insomnia, the reality check of life after university and alternative menstrual products. It's part-handwritten, part-typed and made in a cut-and-paste style with lots of pretty backgrounds and vintage images.

I love trades! Or the price is £1 UK / £1.50 Europe / £2 Elsewhere. Please contact me via my page on here or email not_lonely_zineATyahoo.co.uk if you'd like a copy.
Comment by Nick Kessler on June 1, 2010 at 3:00pm
The Oregonian is hoping to rattle some cages (like it did mine) by printing an article about overflow and lack-of-staff issues at Oregon State Mental Hospital in hope that the government will stop furloughs and allow the workers to make up for lost time and space. Patients are telling legislators the hospital is "enveloped in a 'culture of despair.'" This is a serious issue. I have suffered from mental illness for nearly two decades, and I am fortunate all the same that I have never had to be a patient/hostage/prisoner at a State Hospital. Anyone who lives in the Pacific Northwest and gives a flying fuck about the Mental Health System can get a copy of the article from me, as well as a zine I have compiled of Opinion-Editorials of my own that are related to the mental health system. Please send me one of your interesting zines in return.

Nick Kessler
7418 NE Hazel Dell Ave. #37
Vancouver, WA 98665
Comment by sarah tea-rex on May 26, 2010 at 12:23am
Just finished my latest zine! Get A Grip is a mental health perzine on travelling Aotearoa/New Zealand as a queer feminist with depression and anxiety. I write about topics raging from consensual sex, comparing radical communities, surviving abuse, unemployment, anti-violence, social awkwardness, and cunt-like volcanoes. I write pretty raw so some of the topics may be triggering.
If you want a copy for yourself or for your distro just drop me a line and I'll sort a way of getting it you/let's exchange! I'm also planning on being organised enough to have the zine on pdf if digital is your thing.
Comment by Simon Moreton on May 20, 2010 at 8:55am
Hi all,

We're starting up a zine library here in the UK and are looking for donations. We've had some great donations so far, but I'm particularly keen to reach out to folks who write about things like mental health issues. It's a topic close to my heart one that I think needs more exposure. We also want to make sure we also have a good variety of zines on other personal issues, too, such as feminism, gender and sexuality represented in the library. So if you have something you'd like to share, we'd love to have it!

If you'd like to donate your zine, the details here: http://smoo.tumblr.com/post/586897775/zine-library

Sorry to advertise so obviously!

Best,
Simon
 

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