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ART SUBMISSIONS

IMAGES WE ACCEPT:

  • Mental health related tattoos
  • Artwork representing a personal story, perspective, or emotion.
  • Other art mediums such as photography, needlepoint, clay, etc.

IMAGES WE DO NOT ACCEPT:

  • Text or poetry images
  • Images that including triggering descriptions of suicide, self harm, self promo/advertisements
  • Images & captions that give generalized advice or over used sayings such as “fight the stigma” or “you are enough”

GUIDELINES

  • Caption length: less than 400 characters
  • Not an artist? We recommend using Canva to create your submission!
  • Please include any necessary trigger warnings.

Click here to read our FAQ page and contact us with any additional questions.

Experiencing issues? 
Please email us your submission directly and include the same info on our form: Contact@howamifeeling.org

BLOG SUBMISSIONS

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. We are looking for stories about the relationship between creativity and your mental health. Additional topics we are looking for: self awareness, growth, connection, self love, acceptance, inner wisdom, strength, inner voice, instinct/gut feeling, resilience, courage, bravery, pushing your limits, learning.
  2. Click here to download our PDF, “How to write a personal story blog post”.
  3. Fill out our submission form & send in your story.
Optional: We also accept submissions based on a piece of personal artwork that you would like to expand on.

GUIDELINES

  • Length: 800-1,200 words.
  • We accept anonymous submissions & pieces that have been previously published.
  • Please include any necessary trigger warnings.
  • We do not accept submissions that include triggering descriptions (or photos) of suicide or self-harm, promotions, advertisements, or stories that give over generalized advice or cliche sayings such as “fight the stigma” or “you are enough”

Click here to read our FAQ page and contact us with any additional questions.

FAQ & RESOURCES

  • When will my submission be posted?
    We cannot guarantee a specific post date. We try to publish articles & artwork from newest to oldest. We greatly appreciate your patience.
  • Why wasn’t my submission posted?
    It is likely due to not following our format guidelines.
  • Is there anything I should avoid writing about?
    We highly recommend that you avoid giving over-generalize/oversimplified advice and/or use phrases such as “you are good enough” or “fight/squash/destroy the stigma”.
  • More questions?
    Check out our FAQ page
  • Need help writing your piece?
    Download our storytelling guidelines PDF.