John-Paul Flintoff




Postcards from the edge #2

Sketches from my breakdown

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That's me on the right. I drew this immediately after my first therapy session, in psychiatric hospital in 2018. . When it was my turn to speak, I was so overwhelmed that I burst into tears. It felt like I cried for hours. I covered my face – ashamed, I suppose. . Both the woman on my right and the young man on my left put a hand on me. And it felt good. . I am offering for sale postcard-sized copies of this image, “Group Therapy Session”. . I created the postcards to send to companies looking for somebody to speak about mental health. But it’s exhausting “promoting” a talk about my own breakdown, and with lockdown that kind of speaking event is finished. . So I want to get rid of these. I’m selling them for £17 each, with 50% of profits to womanstrust during May (Mental Health Awareness Week). . If you pay £27, I’ll add some colour, and sign it. . Please DM me if you are interested. . If you are feeling depressed, anxious, or at rock bottom - talk to somebody. And if you get emotional, that’s OK. In fact, it’s probably good. . Thank you for reading. Have a nice day. . . . . . . . . . . . #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #depression #anxiety #therapy #arttherapy #artforsale #sketch #sketching #drawing #ink #waxcrayon #artistsoninstagram #instaart #artistsofinstagram #artonapostcard #postcard #crying #cryingman #humantouch #touch #tears #sobbing #kindness #dontwanttobemrmentalhealthforever</a></p> <p style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px 0 7px; text-align:center; text-overflow:ellipsis; white-space:nowrap;">A post shared by <a href="https://www.instagram.com/jpflintoff/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px;" target="_blank"> John-Paul Flintoff</a> (jpflintoff) on

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