New prescription: embrace all forms of change.

Generic: Understand that all things begin and end at their appointed time.

Common Side Effects: A step forward in radical acceptance, allowing yourself to be happy or move on

Stop “embrace all forms of change.” and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as: it is an unhealthy change, it is a change into new clothes that look funny

Hello my dears!

Managment here,

otherwise known as your humble narrator Emma Retina. I’ve been looking for new forums to promote ASR and gather more artists and advocates.  If you know an appropriate forum or you know artists contact me with information at


Asylum Inpatient Press


Contemporary News:

Mental wellness warriors: Fighting for those who need it most

(CNN)”Too often the nation only hears about mental illness when tragedy strikes. But there are warriors for mental wellness in many fields, fighting for better treatment and working to defy stigma. CNN highlights nine fighters, from the famous to the everyman, who are making a difference.”


Click here to see the list


If only they had treated him before

“When Will Bruce killed his mother, he believed she was an al Qaeda agent. His father wrested hope from the tragedy — by seeing that his son finally got treatment. After seven years in a psychiatric hospital, Will is taking his first steps toward freedom.”



Joe Bruce, 62, worked through grief and post-traumatic stress to forgive his son Will. Joe’s dog, Tootsie, has helped in his recovery after his wife’s death.



Will Bruce, 32, is piecing together his life in a group home in Augusta, Maine, after seven years of treatment at a state psychiatric hospital. He killed his mother in 2006. “I don’t think I’ll ever truly forgive myself.

You can learn more about their story here 


My Son is mentally ill, so listen up

He is 14 and hears voices. He’s been hospitalized more than 20 times. Stephanie Escamilla is tired of seeing the country focus on the mentally ill only when there’s a national tragedy. So she and her son are telling their story — of a family on the brink.

Caring for Daniel

Daniel paces the backyard during an episode of psychosis in August. His mother tries to distract him from the voices he hears. She knows if the episode isn’t brought under control within about 20 minutes, it can last hours – perhaps even days.

You can read more of their story here

Asylum Art

The artwork of Jared Bruni

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Videos by Christian Turre

“How to Draw a Fish with Sketch Club”


The answer to the last publication’s riddle was whenever you want it to be

Riddle Me This: I can run, but not walk. Thought is not far behind me. What am I?