What exactly is Living With:?
Living With: is a social project that combines design and compassion to create community and conversation about mental health.

But what’s the point?
It takes hard work, support, and time to deal with mental disorders. A positive change in attitude can make a huge difference to one’s experience with mental illness. the shirts represent a positive action and self-awareness, which lead to self-confidence and acceptance.

Why is mental health important?
Your mental health affects everything you do. It’s just as important to work on your mental health as it is to work on your physical health! More here later.

Where do $2 of each shirt go?
$2 of each shirt sold are donated to Active Minds, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving mental health awareness on college campuses across the nation. You can learn more about what they do here [www.activeminds.org]

What is your return policy?
Lorem ipsum, figure out return policy soon.

Who can participate?
Anyone with a brain! Shirts can be worn by individuals living with a disorder, by those supporting someone they love, or by anyone with supports mental wellness.

Why shirts?
Pride, action and community are factors that help to change an individual’s outlook and positively affect their coping mechanisms. T-shirts encapsulate these factors and by wearing a Living With: shirt, you’re making a decision to approach mental health in a positive and active way.

Are you making shirts for other disorders?
Yes! The shirts on sale now are our first line and we are currently designing more shirts for all types of brains. If you have an idea for a shirt, drop us a line at hey@livingwith.co.

What if I need help now?
Call 1-800-273-TALK or talk to someone you care about. Never underestimate the kindness of strangers, the support of those around your, and don’t be afraid to ask for help.

Who runs Living With:?
Living With: is the degree-project-turned-start-up of Dani Balenson, graphic designer and recent RISD [www.risd.edu] graduate that lives with mental health every day. With the help of friends, family, and professors she was able to to turn her project into a small business after graduation.