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Invisible--Scars is all about people who have physical and/or emotional pain that isn't visible just by looking at the outside of a person. These ailments and difficulties are from within and take more than a simple once-over for another to detect. Just a few illnesses include depression, fibromyalgia, anxiety, bipolar, chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, post-traumatic stress disorder, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective, and there are many, many more...
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Founded 4 Years ago
Feb 7, 2013

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Neurological Disorders
Self Care Tips Ideas Activities Guide Printable by popshopuk
My Fallen Friend by noisechannelrocker
Self Care Tattoos Bandaid tattoos plaster tattoos by popshopuk
Self Care Mental Health Awareness Anxiety Badge by popshopuk
Mood Disorders
Half Empty by Simplytina
Broken by Pixalysparkelz
depression: brain fog by stvn-h
depression: emptiness by stvn-h
Personality Disorders
Saturnas Heart by Malabee
XTC by Malabee
rage 1 by InkPotion
rage 2 by InkPotion
Anxiety Disorders
Heartless: Protagonist  (still looking for a name) by HeartlessAmnesiac
anxiety: overload by stvn-h
anxiety: defencelessness by stvn-h
Midnight Holiday by AnguisPoetica
Cognitive Disorders
Aseptic Void - Death of Psyche (2014) by AsepticVoid
Cornucopia of the Mind. by sav2718
Maladaptive Daydreaming. by sav2718
Adjustment Disorders
Dissociative Disorders
Coconut by trikkee
Blue Fox by trikkee
Eve WIP by trikkee
Impulse-Control Disorders
Aseptic Void - Broken Neck, Hallucination I (2014) by AsepticVoid
Autoimmune Diseases
Chronic Pain or Fatigue
Rise Again by HolySweetMuffins
Endocrine Diseases
General Mental Illness
Healing by AnguisPoetica
General 'Invisible' Physical Illness
Mouth / Eye by InkPotion
Personal Experiences or Narratives
Self portrait... by tsukiyo-art
Self Monitoring
Mood Charts Updated by evryrosehasitsthorns
Psychotic Disorders

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Thought Disorders
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Clockwork of the Soul by evryrosehasitsthorns

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Group Rules and Outline

The rules are simple:
:bulletblue:Be respectful of others' opinions, others' conditions, others' beliefs, others' art, others' posts, and others in general.

:bulletgreen:You can be a perfectly healthy individual, or simply without an 'invisible illness' to join the group - everyone's welcome so long as they don't have volatile effects on the group.

:bulletyellow:It's preferred that the art submitted has at least something to do with invisible illnesses (not necessarily specifying the theme of 'invisible'), though this isn't necessarily an unbendable rule.

:bulletorange:Please do not flood the group's page with deviations; submit a reasonable amount of deviations a day, please.

:bulletred:The Featured folder is currently locked so that no one but the group founder can submit to the folder. The folder is for this invisible--scars.deviantart.co… activity, and if you'd like to participate, then I (evryrosehasitsthorns.deviantar…) ~evryrosehasitsthorns would gladly submit it for you. =]

:bulletpurple:Please make certain that your deviations are submitted into the appropriate folder (it's pretty straight-forward.)

:bulletblack:PLEASE NOTE! Some individuals, especially those with mental illness, can be triggered by certain art, literature, depictions, and descriptions. Please be wary of what may or may not be triggering, and please put a warning that is very clear to see, perhaps even in the title!

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:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred: !!! I made a chat room for the group !!! chat.deviantart.com/chat/Invis… :bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:

This blog has resources for various invisible illnesses: invisible--scars.deviantart.co…




If anyone you know on deviantART has an invisible illness, please notify them of this group! When built up, this group could be beneficial to all. As awareness of any kind of illness is important, it's particularly important to raise awareness of illnesses that one can't so easily see. It's important for all people, sufferers and healthy alike.




A nice little video detailing what it's like to live with an 'invisible illness.'





I do not necessarily condone or agree with all of the material in the websites below; they are strictly resources for you to utilise as needed or as you wish.




National Suicide Prevention Hotline www.suicidepreventionlifeline.…

Ok2Talk - A website for talking when feeling your worst
ok2talk.org/

The You Matter Program from the Suicide Prevention Hotline
www.youmatter.suicidepreventio…

Invisible Illness Statistics: invisibleillnessweek.com/media…

Illness Associations and Foundations: invisibleillnessweek.com/media…

Things to Write About Regarding Invisible Illnesses: invisibleillnessweek.com/media…

Some Professional 'Testimonials' Regarding Invisible Illnesses: invisibleillnessweek.com/media…
I created a new group, recently, which focuses primarily on awareness and support for the autism spectrum, the bipolar spectrum, and the schizophrenia spectrum, but is open to all. I have a group of admins who are wonderful and there are plans to have events every so often. If anyone would like to join :iconthe-spectra: please feel free to do so! It's modest in size right now, but I hope it will develop and grow with time.
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ShanaPanda Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
.........hi
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evryrosehasitsthorns Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Hello.

Sorry, been away for a long time. I saw the group largely ran without me, so I kind of retreated. 19 days since you commented. I'm sorry for the delay, and I can't promise it won't happen again. Hope you've been well.
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ShanaPanda Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
It's okay.
Is the group active?
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evryrosehasitsthorns Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
People seem to post and be somewhat active with or without me. It's small, wouldn't call it bustling, but there are still people who post.
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xDivergence Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Student Writer
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbsZqc… Think this song would be great for everyone here~!
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evryrosehasitsthorns Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I like that song. I do think it would fit in with this group, as well. =] Did you mean to have the link automatically start at the end of the song, though?
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xDivergence Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Student Writer
It happens, youtube links don't like mr very much :/
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evryrosehasitsthorns Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I've been very inactive on dA these past few months. ^^; I just don't have much of anything in me this time of year, so sorry if I don't manage to get much of anything done on here. ^^;
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HolySweetMuffins Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello everyone. I'm very glad to have stumbled across this group, and look forward to meeting some of this lovely group.

I've been living with debilitating chronic pain for over a decade. Such a long time in pain gets depression thrown into the deal for free. Most of my paintings are done on low pain days so don't reflect the darker aspects, but some of them... well I'm very grateful I have this outlet. Hopefully I'll be posting soon :3
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evryrosehasitsthorns Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I understand. I have fibromyalgia, so pain and associated depression, anxiety, lethargy, brain fog, and so on, naturally coincide. You are quite welcome here and we're glad to have you. :hug:
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