Having lived through a few major breakdowns with my mental health, I’ve learned how to cope and live with my mood disorder. Studies have shown that creatives are more prone to mental health and mood disorders – and UX designers are no exception – yet we still mostly sweep it under the rug and pretend it isn’t happening. This talk goes through my own personal journey with mental health and aims to help UX designers understand their own mental health as well as some of the ways in which they can be more understanding of their users’ mental health.