Amanda Lipp, 24, was hospitalized when she experienced a psychotic breakdown during her freshman year of college. She began drawing with crayons in the hospital as a way to express her emotions and has been doing so ever since. Lipp now serves of the board for California National Alliance on Mental Illness and is an advocate and public speaker on the subject of mental health.
Amanda Lipp, 24, was hospitalized when she experienced a psychotic breakdown during her freshman year of college. She began drawing with crayons in the hospital as a way to express her emotions and has been doing so ever since. Lipp now serves of the board for California National Alliance on Mental Illness and is an advocate and public speaker on the subject of mental health. Autumn Payne apayne@sacbee.com
Amanda Lipp, 24, was hospitalized when she experienced a psychotic breakdown during her freshman year of college. She began drawing with crayons in the hospital as a way to express her emotions and has been doing so ever since. Lipp now serves of the board for California National Alliance on Mental Illness and is an advocate and public speaker on the subject of mental health. Autumn Payne apayne@sacbee.com

Crayons helped draw Amanda Lipp back to mental wellness

April 25, 2016 3:00 AM

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