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OUT FROM THE MIST : MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH THE LENS OF ART

Hayley Roberts “Gone Dotty’
Sharon Templeton ‘Hallucination Face’

In its third consecutive year, international film and photography competition, OUT FROM THE MIST is helping to break down the stigma associated with mental illness by sharing experiences of those who have lived with it.

1 in 10 people globally experience mental health disorders – that’s 792 million people, indicating there isn’t a more important time than right now to be spreading awareness and breaking down stigma surrounding mental health.

Founder and Creative Director, Michael Lockwood, says since being diagnosed with depression ten years ago, he’s had to learn to manage it as part of his everyday life.

“For better or worse, this illness is an integral part of who I am, and I’m proud of who I am, depression and all.” Continue reading OUT FROM THE MIST : MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH THE LENS OF ART