World Mental Health Day: Depression
Every year on the 10th of October,* The World Health Organization joins in celebrating World Mental Health Day. Here at Psych Central we are (as a network) participating our 3rd Annual World Mental Health Day . This year World Mental Health Day: Mental Health and Older Adults.
In my Mental Health Humor Cartoon, I tackle psychological disorders of depression and fear of balloons in older adults. First here are the facts:
When I posted “You Lazy Fat Slob – Fat Shaming Weightloss Makes Us Fatter”, I had just seen the fat shaming article and it inspired me to draw the cartoon for that post. What I did not expect were the comments I got and how they would make me rethink some of my preconception and the way I look at myself (being 400 Lbs). Even got some great advice that I wanted to share:
I am in the process of losing weight, and when I start feeling like I’m ugly or I let myself go or people think I’m fat, I try to push those thoughts from my head – GB