Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders, affecting people all over the world. Whether in social situations or not, it can leave a person feeling worthless and paralysed.
A superhero that’s needed to fight anxiety every day is Jessica Cruz. As Earth’s first female Green Lantern, Cruz has a big role to fill, but her anxiety has made it difficult to fight crime.
Her mental health struggles have been presented in an authentic way and I believe Cruz is a role model for people who suffer from anxiety.
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Depression is one of the most common mental health illnesses that people grapple with. It can strike at any time and makes no distinction between young or old.
Learning to deal with thoughts of self-doubt can be difficult, which is why comics are a great source of inspiration for mental health representation.
The Scarlet Witch is a superhero that’s struggled with depression in a realistic way. Rather than let it consume her, she’s adopted coping strategies that have helped to change her life.
This makes the Scarlet Witch a brilliant role model for anyone who suffers from depression and here are some of the reasons why.
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