A mystical 17-year-old teenager diagnosed with schizophrenia with the nickname of ThePsychoticArtist. does not tell much about herself, except expressing her situation by her drawings. She is an artist and uses art as a therapy as well as in order to broke the stigma that the society has upon mentally ill people.
“I have always been an ‘artist’, I just didn’t realize what that meant until my mental illness appeared. I despise the term ‘mentally ill’; it implies that who I am as a person is fundamentally corrupted and broken.” she says and then she adds:
“Unfortunately, as soon as I tell people what I struggle with, I feel like that’s all they see me as. They see the stigma perpetuated by the media, and the inaccurate stereotypes portrayed in Hollywood. That is precisely why I am so open about what I live with.”
Here is Kate, An 18-year-old artist with schizophrenia.