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Archives for January, 2011

By Chato Stewart of Mental Health Humor

Domestic Dispute

Title: Domestic Dispute
This is a cartoon I drew last year but never used it.  I normally just draw single cell cartoons and this my 3rd attempt at a comic strip. Below is some of the music I've been tuning into while I'm doing this blog post.  I thought I would share it with...
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Writing For BP HOPE

Chato's Daughter: LOOK Daddy! That Genie is out of his And He likes Ice Cream too!
 

A New columnist at BP Hope.  In his latest article in this issue of the magazine, he talks about a friend that he lost touch with only to find out his friend finally fell victim to his illness and took his own life!

This story resonated with me personally....
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Living with a Sleepless Mind


Living with a Sleepless Mind adds stress to my life! Sleeping issues are normally one of the key factors in the identification of a mental health disorder. Granted, it is not the only factor, but it seems to come up a lot.

Some of the very first questions a therapist asks is “How are you sleeping?” Does identifying...
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2011 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

Hoarding

Police Man: I see this every Snow hoarding! Normally, it’s just a nuisance. But, this snow hoarder is blocking a public walk way
and fire It’s time for an intervention, It's gut-a go!
Hoarding is a psychological condition where the Hoarder collects items, objects, and even animals to extreme, unfathomable levels.  At home, living spaces are overrun...
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2011 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

Bereavement: Memories

Card: Mavious Loved To Garden


Caption: The Tombstone was of George's Fondest Memories
A while back, Barbara Rubel asked me if I have drawn any cartoons about dealing with bereavement.  It's one of those subjects that needs to be  handled with a little finesses and tact. This is my first attempt at a bereavement cartoon.

You might Remember Barbara Rubel from the 2010 Cartoon-a-thon.
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Armchair Diagnosis

Woman: Do you really think I have a problem?

Armchair: Oh, yes, for sure! You’re a paranoid schizophrenic, with psychotic tendencies. I’m also picking up Depression an a little OCD &

Title: Armchair Diagnosis
On a more serious note, I want to share with you an excellent blog...
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Sunshine From Darkness

Saturday, I was privileged to be a part of the "Sunshine from Darkness" symposium community resource table!  It gave me an opportunity to showcase some of my cartoons and to meet many other providers and consumers in the local area.

Although I live an hour...
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2011 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

What is Your Social Security Number?


Consumer:  It’s my 6th time getting rejected for What’s your Number?

Sigh: Social  Security  Administration
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What is your Social Security number?  This is not the number each American is given for identification.  Rather, the number of times you've had to apply to get Social Security disability.  Tell me if you haven't heard this experience before:
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