Catherine Edgerton is a self-identified queer multimedia artist who explores mental health through books, drawings, and stained-glass kaleidoscopes. She gifts her journals and kaleidoscopes to those struggling with mental health challenges, loss, or addiction. She is part of the Art Asylum, a collective in Durham, North Carolina that builds tool-kits, crisis prevention / intervention strategies, and concrete resources to resist stigma, undermine criminal / patient labels, and foster creativity and connectivity between and beyond its members.
I enjoy multi-media journaling and building stained glass kaleidoscopes to give away to others who are struggling with mental health challenges, loss, or addiction. While we often feel isolated in our madness, the vulnerability we experience has the power to (and does) build a creative and brilliant collective strength among us. My hope is that…
This is part of a series: the PEERS I’m Good blog for mental health recovery. Here is their mission:
PEERS is excited to announce the re-launch of the I’m Good blog campaign! The purpose of this online series is to give those on the path to mental and emotional health challenges a safe, solid space to share what sustains their wellness. It’s also a platform that encourages community members to honor their personal journeys regardless of shame, stigma, hurtful labels, and day-to-day stresses that make it hard to thrive.