You Make Me Feel Less Alone

About the Project

You Make Me Feel Less Alone is a community where you can see and be seen. It features submissions of original art and writing about the things people are struggling with. Know that by sharing yourself and what you are going through, you will be making someone else feel less alone and possibility giving them the opportunity to open up, too. 

How to Submit

Submit your art and writing using the link below. Your submission should be on the topic of something you are struggling with or offer a message of hope.


You Are Not Alone Murals

Launching in NYC May 1, 2019 for Mental Health Awareness Month.

This project is conceived of and curated by designer, illustrator and mural painter Annica Lydenberg of Dirty Bandits and Samantha Schutz.


About the Curator

Samantha is the author of the acclaimed memoir I Don't Want to Be Crazy, which was a New York Public Library Best Book for Teens and a Voices of Youth Advocates Poetry Pick. You Are Not Here was her first novel. Samantha lives and works in New York City as a children's book editor.