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Award-Winning Cartoonist Larry Feign signs up to Mental Ideas Podcast!

American-born cartoonist and author Larry Feign is an award-winning cartoonist, artist and writer, best known as the creator of the ‘Lily Wong’ series of cartoons and books. His work has appeared in … Continue Reading Award-Winning Cartoonist Larry Feign signs up to Mental Ideas Podcast!

Launching MENTAL IDEAS!

MENTAL IDEAS is an irreverent, noisy, unashamedly provocative film and media platform utilizing the arts and the media to engage and explain mental health in daring and ingenious ways. The platform … Continue Reading Launching MENTAL IDEAS!

Joshua Walters: Just Crazy Enough…

Joshua Walters was born in Berkeley, California. In 2001, while attending the San Francisco School of Arts, Josh was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after hallucinating he was Jesus (who hasn’t?!) … Continue Reading Joshua Walters: Just Crazy Enough…

Jade Bryant on Art as Self-Therapy

Mental Ideas Ambassador and artist-activist Jade Bryant uses art as self-therapy and inspires others to do the same. By challenging the public’s perception of borderline personality disorder (BPD) and antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), she spreads awareness, … Continue Reading Jade Bryant on Art as Self-Therapy

Art Saved My Life – Charlotte Farhan

Art saved my life. Not figuratively, but literally. I was at the end of the road in 2010, after suffering my 4th severe breakdown. I was suicidal and told that … Continue Reading Art Saved My Life – Charlotte Farhan

Mental Ideas Egg Cup Challenge!

Mental Ideas is redesigning the humble egg cup! Winner wins a trophy, a carton of eggs (ha!) and the chance to have their egg cups displayed at boutique galleries & … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Egg Cup Challenge!

Projects

Mental Ideas provides access to arts, film and media opportunities for artists coping with “invisible” mental health issues, directly and indirectly. Our projects enrich and assist recovery from mental illness by … Continue Reading Projects

Submissions

There are a number of ways you can be featured on Mental Ideas: as a featured artist/ writer/ author/ poet/ comic/ filmmaker/ social entrepreneur, as a Regular Columnist/ Resident Artist, … Continue Reading Submissions

Ruby Wax – What’s So Funny About Mental Illness?

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Sailing Miss Sadie

Eccentric social entrepreneur Sadie Kaye sails to Caracas, Venezuela, with 3 persistent young offenders from The Prince’s Trust on an empowering, white-knuckle Voyage of Adventure. After sailing the Atlantic in hurricane … Continue Reading Sailing Miss Sadie