Wednesday, March 24, 2010

New Zine Review! Reviewing: functionally ill: adventures with mental health

Below is the most recent letter we received. Below the letter is the FreeRentCommunity review of the zine.

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This zine review for functionally ill: adventures with mental health recieved...
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The below zine features the above cover image by artist Niku Arbabi.


Dear freerent community,

Hi! I am sending you the latest issue of my mental health zine
functionally ill for review--it's issue 6. I will send that to you in
the mail, but the form asks me to email you the info as well, so here
it is. Thanks very much, and good wishes with all you do.



Title: functionally ill: adventures with mental health

Issue: 6

Your name (can be made up): Laura-Marie

Address: 1728 Richmond St #9
Sacramento CA 95825

E-mail address:

price: trade

trades: yes

Free to prisoners? yes

Available in audio versions? no

size: quarter size

Number of pages: 12

Summary of your zine:
I'm diagnosed with bipolar disorder and don't have health insurance.
Functionally ill is about my experiences with mental illness. Issue 6
is a small zine about the logistics of care: losing services, cost of
medication, the quest for refills, and running into a former
psychiatrist at the grocery store.

The Entire Audio Review is Found Below. Thanks.

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