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The best cartoons about mental health

Ahead of several courses about mental health we look at artists lifting the lid on mental health problems through their cartoons.

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Discussions about mental health and mental health problems aren’t easy. One way artists are tackling the tricky topic is with cartoons. Personal and confessional cartoons and comics depict mental health problems with sensitivity, honesty and humour. Here are a few of my favourites.





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Hyperbole and a half

Hyperbole and a Half

Hyperbole and a Half

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Depression Comix

depression comix

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Gemma Correll

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Want to find out more about mental health? Check out our psychology and mental health courses(And if you have any favourite cartoonists or artists creating work on mental health, let us know in the comments.)

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