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Anxy Magazine Seeks to Smash the Stigma

There aren’t many print mediums outside of scientific journals seeking to open up conversations around mental health-related topics. , a peer-led print magazine currently crowdfunding on , aims to do just that—normalize the conversation about mental illness and “smash those stigmas”.

“We intend to cut through the clutter and open up conversations about those transformative moments in powerful personal narratives.” said Anxy’s Founder and Creative Director, . “Anxy exists to demonstrate that sometimes the darkest and most paralyzing experiences can have empowering ripple effects in our lives.” 

Anxy will be a bi-annual print magazine with different themes—personal struggles, loneliness, or fears, for example—paired with stunning visuals, photo essays, and personal narratives by and for people with lived experience. 

The Kickstarter campaign for Anxy ends on October 19—and they still have some little ways to go. If you feel this project is necessary, consider supporting it in a way that works for you: , share the news within your networks, or spread the word on or .

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