Sonaksha Iyengar's illustrations take on mental illness on Instagram

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A 22-year-old writer and illustrator is trying to get people talking about mental illness, one letter of the alphabet at a time.

Sonaksha Iyengar's illustrations, posted under the hashtag #atozofmentalhealth, take on a variety of mental illnesses, like anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, narcolepsy and more.

Each piece, posted to her Instagram account here, is designed around one letter of the alphabet as part of the #36daysoftype project on Instagram.

See all of her #atozofmentalhealth illustrations here.

'Anxiety can come in the brightest colours'

(Credit: Instagram via @sonaksha)

'Bipolar disorder is not the same as a tantrum'

(Credit: Instagram via @sonaksha)

'Fugue can cause chaos and distress, be patient'

(Credit: Instagram via @sonaksha)

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'Grief does not come with a time stamp'

(Credit: Instagram via @sonaksha)

'Having an eating disorder is not attention seeking'

(Credit: Instagram via @sonaksha)

'People with histrionic personality disorder are not pretending'

(Credit: Instagram via @sonaksha)

'You can't just get over a mood disorder'

(Credit: Instagram via @sonaksha)

'Napping a lot does not make you narcoleptic'

(Credit: Instagram via @sonaksha)

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