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Let us embrace those among us who suffer from mental illness. Be kind and let us do what we can to help them along their journey.

TFK Time to Talk: Performers talking about mental health

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Art and Mental Disorders - How are they related?

via The Secret Plot

Genius or Madness? The Psychology of Creativity - Professor Glenn D. Wilson via Gresham College

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong Johann Hari via TED

Anxiety as Fuel for Artistic Creativity | Sharon Dowell 

via TED

What if we talked about physical health the way we talk about mental health? via ATTN:

Mental Health: In Our Own Words

via MIND, the Mental Health Charity