Broken Light: A Photography Collective

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Tag Archives: mental illness

Gift For A Friend

Photo taken by a contributor from South Africa who was diagnosed several years ago at age forty with Aspergers and Major Depression. Last year, he left his job in the corporate … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · 8 Comments

Paint With What You Got

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “I can remember as a kid at … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · 19 Comments

Ever Downward

Photo taken by contributor Richard in Upstate New York. Richard is a man in his sixties who has suffered from severe depression throughout his life. He is currently going through … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 9 Comments

Armageddon

Photo taken by contributor Leonard, a 66-year-old man who has suffered bouts of bipolar illness since his twenties. He has been a fine arts digital photographer for the past 13 years and prior to … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 5 Comments

In It For Love

Photo taken by contributor Teija, a 36-year-old woman from Finland. She suffered from a severe depressive episode at the age of 25, which turned into psychosis, and led to a three … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 4 Comments

Chelsea

Photo taken by contributor Kait Mauro, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native in her twenties who has lived all over the country. Kait’s primary diagnosis recently changed from Major Depression to Bipolar … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Trapped In My Head

Photo taken by contributor Lori who has fought a lifelong battle with severe anxiety, depression, OCD, and PTSD. She has had many people in her family also struggle with mental … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · 12 Comments

Inside

Photo taken by a contributor who has been diagnosed with bipolar II. She struggles with the ups and downs associated with her illness — depression, hypomania, anger, anxiety —  as … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 8 Comments

Clouds In My Coffee

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Jacque who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and ADHD. She is a graphic designer, wife, and mother to two boys. She is learning to … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 15 Comments

The Never Ending Horror

Photo taken by contributor Richard in Upstate New York. He’s a 63-year-old man who has suffered from severe depression throughout his life. He is currently going through a particularly lengthy rough … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 10 Comments

Between Depression and Mania

Photo taken by contributor Kait Mauro, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native in her twenties who has lived all over the country. Kait’s primary diagnosis recently changed from Major Depression to Bipolar Disorder. … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 7 Comments

Reflections

Photo taken by contributor Craig A. Miller, a 37-year-old author, speaker, photographer, and suicide attempt survivor from Boston. For many years he struggled with OCD, extreme anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts. After … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 7 Comments

The Cracks in My Mind

Please say hello to first-time contributor Lori who has fought a life-long battle with severe anxiety, depression, OCD, and PTSD. She has had many people in her family also struggle … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · 28 Comments

Unable to Confront Myself

Please say a warm hello to a first-time contributor. He is a 62-year-old man who has a lifelong history of depression. He is currently going through a particularly rough patch. About … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 27 Comments
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