Beating depression: webcomic to reduce mental health stigma created by Indonesian brothers

An Indonesian storyteller in Hong Kong has translated his own struggle with depression into a webcomic to encourage people affected by the condition to talk about their problems more openly and to raise public awareness about mental health issues.Press Play was launched this month to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Month in Hong Kong. In it Edward Gunawan, 36, chronicles his 15-year battle against depression, with vivid black-and-white illustrations by his brother Elbert Lim, sketched…

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