May 23, 2022

The Art of Mental Health Advocacy | Matilda (crazyheadcomics) | TEDxKI

Just how several individuals do you know that cope with mental disease? With the ever before increasing occurrence of mental disease come concerns of what we can do to curb the growth of this global health dilemma.

In this talk, Matilda walks us through maturing with the weight of psychological wellness stigma on her shoulders, and how she found healing and also campaigning for with art.

Matilda attracts from lived experience and also develops vivid art, infographics, composing, and comics regarding her psychological wellness journey with the intention of spreading out recognition, damaging the preconception, and helping various other individuals feel seen and verified. In 2018, she developed crazyheadcomics, an Instagram account that makes every effort to destigmatize and also spread understanding concerning psychological wellness problems with art.

In the last three years, crazyheadcomics has grown at an amazing rate, currently reaching virtually 500 thousand followers. Matilda draws from lived experience as well as creates vivid art, infographics, writing, as well as comics concerning her mental health trip with the objective of spreading out recognition, damaging the stigma, and helping other individuals feel seen as well as verified. This talk was given at a TEDx occasion utilizing the TED seminar format but individually organized by a neighborhood area. Discover more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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