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Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health ‘Monsters’ Into Art

Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health

When it comes to mental illnesses, it’s not always easy to define how it feels, how it appears inside your thoughts, or the way it makes you feel. But it is serious and frightening for millions of people.

What if we told you that you can explain yourself experiencing anxiety, despair, or PTSD with the help of pictures? Toby Allen, an English illustrator, wanted to re-create depression, borderline personality disorder, and anxiety disorder as monsters in order to explain and combat these mental illnesses.

Toby Allen mental illness monsters drawings give these conditions a comical form, making them look more understandable so that people might relate to it.

Here are a few Toby Allen Mental Illness Monsters

1. Anxiety

Anxiety Monsters inside your Head
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

2. Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Indentity disorder Monsters inside your Head
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

3. Paranoia

paranoia Monsters inside your Head
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

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4. Selective Mutism

selective mutism Monsters inside your Head
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

5. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

obssesive compulsive disorder Monsters inside your Head
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

6. Anorexia Nervosa

anorexia nervosa Monsters inside your Head
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

7. Depression

depression Monsters inside your Head
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

8. Avoidant Personality Disorder

avoidant personality disorder Monsters inside your Head
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

9. Sleep Disorder

sleep disorder
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

10. Social Anxiety

social anxiety
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

11. Body Dysmorphic Disorder

body dismorphic disorder
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

12. Bipolar

bipolar
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

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13. Schizophrenia

schizophenia
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

14. Misophonia

misophonia
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

15. Borderline Personality Disorder

borderline personality disorder
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

16. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

post traumatic disorder
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

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We hope that these animated versions of mental illness as monsters will help you overcome some of the most overwhelming conditions and moreover, you will be able to explain to your loved ones how it feels when one is going through such conditions.

Comment your favorite illustration in the comments below!

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Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health pin
Illustrator Toby Allen Turns Mental Health 'Monsters' Into Art

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