Close

mental illness

Joanne Braddy – Removing the Stigma Around Mental Illness

Joanne Braddy Visual Artist and Sculptor

As a writer I understand the courage it takes to lay yourself bare on the page with words and it is no different with the world of visual art. Joanne Braddy’s strength and determination shines through her works as she pushes herself to paint from within. Her paintings, drawings and […]

Read More

Author Karen Tyrrell on Using Writing to Recover and Break the Stigma of Mental Illness

About 1 in 5 people will suffer from mental illness in their lifetimes and according to research by psychiatrist and researcher, Sam Harvey, mental illness is now the main reason for incapacitation in Australian workers.  Some of the leading causes for the onset of mental illness come from work-related stress […]

Read More