open letters

"a tribute to the broken: an open letter" Broken, scathed, scarred, and worst, shattered like tiny pieces of sharp-edged fragments of glasses Barely breathing, barely breathing, b

bottle

i’m a bottle suppressed, stuffed with dried up tears and dreams that remain as dreams, words unsaid and crumpled up thoughts, neatly folded emotions and everything that othe

tragedy

the tragedy wasn’t found in the uproar of the deep blue with which its crescendos supposedly meant to overpower that of the voices it wasn’t in the silence casted, kissing t

untitled

I've been struggling, in the constant cycle of denying & living with my mental illness And art has always paved way for self-care, and somehow, healing I truly believe i

try to recall the right way to pray

only when you stay awake late enough can you hear the sound of daybreak, a town slowly coming alive as you wonder if you still are you count every breath you spend staring

Back to School, Silakbo’s Mental Health Hour Episode #3

This month, a med student, undergrad, person on taking their second undergrad degree, and teacher talk about mental health in the school environment, covering the stress from choos

The Audience Matters, Silakbo’s Mental Health Hour Episode #2

This month, we explore a different side of us While the last one focused on us being artists/creators, this one focuses more on us as an audience that appreciates what these cr

Infographics

Thea Panganiban compiles and condenses basic information about post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse disorder and schizophrenia into these infographics

The Art of Getting By, Silakbo’s Mental Health Hour Episode #1

We talk about the benefits of art for one's mental health, mental health-related trends in art and the media (trigger warning and spoiler alert: yes, we talk about 13RW) and the re

Boy in the Mirror

Jan Alaba's digital illustration was inspired by this particular Alessia Cara song He has struggled with Dissociative Identity Disorder, diagnosed since 2014 and is still working