Pocketful of Posies_ Copper, Leather_ 3.5in X 3in X 3in_ Fall 2014
For many individuals suffering form mental disorders, everyday life can be a difficult and stressful chore. More often than not, individuals will be prescribed medications to help alleviate and direct their minds in order to live a normal life. However, some individuals do not have the access to proper medical help. In some occurrences, individuals may turn to hard drugs to help ease their stress. These drugs are all to often used as a way to mask the underlying problems associated with their disorder. A pocketful of posies was thought to ward off disease during the black plague, just like using hard drugs to treat mental illness.