Mental illness theme in Saskatoon graphic novel

Local artist Elaine Will has drawn from her own experiences to show the confusion and chaos that surrounds a mental breakdown.
A Saskatoon woman has released a graphic novel based on her experience with mental illness, Britainy Robinson reports. 1:54

It's a look at the dark places the mind can go. A place full of fear, anxiety, even delusions.

Look Straight Ahead is a new comic by Saskatoon artist Elaine Will. She decided to put her story to paper after suffering her own breakdown in 2002.

It's a tale she hopes will help other people who are dealing with similar issues.

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