Mental Illness Awareness Articles

World Mental Health Day: Mental Health and Older Adults

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

t2013 Mental Health Humor Depression is common in old age balloons Chato Stewart cartoon

Depression is common in old age balloons


World Mental Health Day: Depression
I blog for World Mental Health DayEvery 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:

“Depression is common in old age. According to the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) 2010 data, the Disability

Mindfulness: Clear your Mind

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

 

t2013 Mental Health Humor - Mindfulness Clear your Mind  Chato Stewart

 

 Caption: Mindfulness Clear your Mind

I wish I was that good at mindfulness, to be able to just wipe away everything like clicking a delete button, then focus on nothing.  I can do it, but it’s normally due to medications and I black out and sleep. Nothing mind full in sleep like that, more like mind-void.  It’s not relaxing or comforting it just like a light switch… Off then on…

 

Chato StewartMental Health Humor CartoonistDepression Bipolar Support Alliance AmbassadorConsumer Peer Ambassador South West Fla.WEGO Health Activist Awards – Hilarious Health Activist Winnerpsychological disorders Mirth Artist


Victoria Cannon Mental Health Hero #MentalHealthMonth

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Victoria Cannon 2013 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon
Drawing by Chato Stewart
Victoria Cannon sm

” I’m a cheerleader, cheering others on for better mental health!”

I have had depression and anxiety since childhood, but I refused to get treatment because even at a young age I knew the shame of seeing a “shrink”. In 1993 I was living a very stressful life and was seriously depressed when I had my first panic attack. I had no idea what a panic attack was, I had never heard of it. I thought I was having a… READ MORE
—–

Chato’s Notes: I got the idea for this caricature from my Precious’ drawing, she came up with the play on Victoria “CANNON” name. 460 Victoria Cannon Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato StewartSee Your Bonus Drawings by my children.LP 14Sweet Pea 11 - Precious 10 and Belly 7 460 Victoria Cannon Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato Stewart 460 Ed Pazicky Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato Stewart 460 Joe Kraynak Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato Stewart Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato Stewart http://mentalhealthhero.com/?p=1698 460 Shannon Jacuzzi Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato Stewart 460 Logan Noone Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato Stewart thumbnail David Speicher Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato Stewart460


Christina Huff of Ask A Bipolar Mental Health Hero #MentalHealthMonth

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Christina “Christi” Huff 2013 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon
Drawing by Chato Stewart
Christina Huff300Christi, aka The Bipolar Hot Mess, has been blogging in the mental health field since April 2011. She got her start while searching for support with her bipolar disorder because she was feeling quite alone and misunderstood with her illness and what she was going through. This opportunity came by becoming a blogger for the website Ask A Bipolar. Shortly after she started blogging there,… READ MORE

Christina Huff Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato Stewart460

See Your Bonus Drawings by my children.LP 14Sweet Pea 11 - Precious 10 and Belly 7 thumbnail David Speicher Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato Stewart460 Kathi Stringer Mental Health Hero for Mental Health Month 2013 cartoon by Chato Stewart460 Linda and Charlie Bloom Mental Health Hero 2013 Mental Health Month - cartoon by Chato Stewart 460 thumbnail KellyBabcock 460 Kristi Goldsberry small cartoon
——Sponsors——
Enzymedica the enzyme experts Sponsor Mental Health Humor Project - Cartoon-A-thon 2010 Mike Bundrant Sponsor


Mental Health
Humor



Subscribe to this Blog:
Feed

Archives





Friend me on Facebook

Subscribe to this Blog: Feed

Recent Comments
  • Olympia Rheaves: I like what you guys are up also. Such clever work and reporting! Carry on the superb works guys I...
  • Nätet: I want to thank you for the superb post!! I surely liked every bit of it. I’ve bookmarked your web internet...
  • Kathie: I simply wanted to appreciate you… I absolutely was frightful personally, nevertheless you managed to...
  • Gently1: Hello Chato, Thanks for the information. It is good to be right part time. :-) I remembered AFTER my email...
  • Arden Raven: Keep functioning ,splendid job!
Subscribe to Our Weekly Newsletter

Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code



Users Online: 12240
Join Us Now!