Spotlight: Going Off My Meds

My name is Alyssa. I go to San Francisco State University, majoring in Japanese with a minor in comic studies. I learned about graphic medicine in one of my classes in comic studies. I became fascinated with it and realized I could make graphic medicine about my experience with suicidal tendencies and ongoing battle with depression.  I wanted to make things to express myself and to reach out to those who might have felt even a little like I did and have them know that they aren’t alone. I’m also painfully shy and awkward, and I find expressing through comics makes … Continue reading Spotlight: Going Off My Meds