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Ambiguous Life Lessons

Natures Ambiguous Life Lesson

Never Let go? Never Give Up? Look Before You Cross? Nature's Ambiguous Life Lessons, it's no wonder why you're confused. Yes, it's a cartoon I drew about Life Lessons!

Please feel free to tweet or post it on your Facebook wall with the hash tag #lifelessons. You can use the links below to share and if you have...
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- Mental Health Humor By Chato Stewart

Benefits of Self-Medication with ALCOHOL

Bar Get my new friend whatever she wants then get me a double!
Caption: Gail’s appetite coincided with her bad taste in men

Self-Medication with ALCOHOL--IT'S Good for Mental Illness?


The transmogrifying of our mood by bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, Depression, ADHD, and Borderline Personality Disorder is a reality depraved experience. Add self-medicating with alcoholic beverages, makes mental illness terrifically ugly,...
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John & Elaine Leadem Final #MentalHealthHeroes Cartoon-A-Thon #MentalHealthMonth

John and Elaine Leadem 2013 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon
Drawing by Chato Stewart
John & Elaine Leadem are trailblazers in the field of couples counseling. Having entered the 12-step communities at a relatively young age they originally incorporated into their marriage a traditional 12-step philosophy that taught them to "stay out of each others program." In this model they continued to hide behind personal recovery in ways that...
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Shana Koehler Mental Health Hero #MentalHealthMonth

Shana Koehler 2013 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon
Drawing by Chato Stewart
About love to read!! I also love to color. I find coloring helps me with anxiety. Reading usually takes me away from the world once I can concentrate enough on a book to get lost in it. (ADD & mind racing)
A few years ago, after my finished basement flooded a few times, I hired a friend...
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Caroline Bond Mental Health Hero #MentalHealthMonth

Caroline "Carol" Bond 2013 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon
Drawing by Chato Stewart
I'm Carol Bond and I wrote this poem in 2006 and it still rings very true. Depression has shaped me in many ways, for good and bad. I am the current president of High Country NAMI (Boone, NC) and want to use my experiences to be a better person and help others. There is a song whose lyrics are:...
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