The purpose of the Cartoon-A-Thon is to use humor and laughter as positive tools in dealing with
emotional disturbances which effect many people and families due to mental Illness. As a consumer
and an amateur cartoonist, Chato B. Stewart has been drawing cartoons to help thousands find a
smile. Over the past year he has Volunteered his time and talent drawing cartoons to help in
educating others about mental disorders.
The Blog, Mental Health Humor went online May 14th, 2007. Since then, it has won many awards and
much acclaim from fellow bloggers. The blog has been visited by 96,087 unique people and has explored and looked at 374,807 time also called "page views".
Living in recovery, while maintaining balance for Bipolar Disorder, he used drawing cartoons as a
coping skill. Drawing cartoons about Depression, Bipolar, and other mood disorders for what he calls
“a consumers point of view.” Chato embraces prevention, resiliency, and recovery for children,
adults, and families living with mental illnesses and their caregivers.
The Mental Health Humor cartoons have appeared on many websites and blogs. Many Mental Health
Newsletters publish the cartoons. From Florida, to California, up in Canada and all the way down
under in Australia, the cartoons are giving giggles to peers far and wide.
Now he is volunteering his pen and paper for every day of Mental Health Month to DRAW one
Cartoon for each day in May. Please show your support by making a pledge to help us reach our goal.
We can't do it with out you.