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The Real Price of Psychiatric Medications

Psychiatric Med: Oh Billy, Not you too! It’s an epidemic of prescription proportion!

Medication Bottle: [warning don’t drink alcohol] Take .05 mg Twice a day CUT PILL IN HALF.   Refill: Forever

Psych Med half: [writing in the dirt] DON’T R… E…. F….. I … L … L …….  (don’t refill)

Caption: The real price of Psychiatric Medications

My 9 Favorite Over-Medicated Cartoon | Over-Medicated Cartoon 2| Over-Medicated Cartoon 3| Over-Medicated Cartoon 4| Over-Medicated Cartoon 5| Over-Medicated Cartoon 6| Over-Medicated Cartoon 7| Over-Medicated Cartoon 8| Over-Medicated Cartoon 9


Mental Health Humor Cartoon drawn by Chato Stewart.  Living and laughing with Bipolar and sharing his point of view with cartoons.

I share the cartoons with you so you can share them too…  Use the social media links below or to the left.



The Real Price of Psychiatric Medications

Chato Stewart

Chato Stewart has a mission, to draw and use humor as a positive tool to live, to cope with the debilitating effects symptoms of mental illness. Chato Stewart is a Mental Health Hero and Advocate. Recovery Peer Specialist board-certified in Florida. Chato is the artist behind the cartoons series Mental Health Humor, Over-Medicated, and The Family Stew - seen here in his blog posts. The cartoons are drawn from his personal experience of living with bipolar disorder (and other labels). [email protected]

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Stewart, C. (2016). The Real Price of Psychiatric Medications. Psych Central. Retrieved on February 22, 2020, from


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