Fitting mental chips into a societal block- English

woman wearing a face mask on the subway

‘Fitting mental chips into a societal block’ is a mini e-book about a mother taking her son for an outing. He had odd behaviours, which are the side-effects of his medications when he first started on them. This cartoon strip hopes to increase awareness of people with mental illness, the side effects of antipsychotic medications, and the resulting behaviours.

You can view the visual slides below :-

Food for thoughts:

Fitting mental chips into a societal block
Happy he got a seat for mum!
Mental illness , an unseen handicap?
Zac Chang, the pianist
‘Locked them up at home:
Human rights violation!
Societal acceptance, vital

Published by Chen S. P. @ TPTan

Serena Chen @TPTan, Master degree in nursing (Monash) . Serena teaches local and overseas nurses in a stomaltherapy program. She had presented papers internationally. Serena is a member of the ‘Golden Key International Society (Monash). She was an editor of a mental health bulletin and she enjoys pottery works, cartoons, painting and poems. She shares insightful experiences about being a carer for people with mental illness and cancer in this defining society.

7 thoughts on “Fitting mental chips into a societal block- English

  1. The problem with having problems is that ‘someone’ always has it worse.” “What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” “Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable.
    Good messages and meaningful in this video.