The message “You Have Company” on this mural refers to the often-invisible challenge of mental illness, which seems isolating to those suffering from mental health issues. Simply knowing that others are similarly challenged can help people cope successfully.
Seattle-based cartoonist Ellen Forney, herself diagnosed with bipolar disorder, based the mural design on elements of her 2012 graphic-nonfiction memoir Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me, where she finds inspiration from
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