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Teaching Ashamed over my mental illness, I realized drawing might help

Ashamed over my mental illness, I realized drawing might help

I’ve lived much of my life with anxiety and depression. I’ve experienced the negative feelings—shame and self-doubt—that seduced me into believing the stigma around mental illness: that people knew I wasn’t good enough; that they would avoid me because I was different or unstable; and that I had to find a way to make them like me.

William Doan, Professor of Theatre, Pennsylvania State University
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