Depression tattoos

In this brief blog, we will cover depression tattoos and how depression tattoos may be able to help you get rid of your depression. 

Can tattoos help depression?

“Yes, tattoos may be able to help with depression based on the feelings the tattoo gives you whenever you see it. Many people will get semicolon tattoos to signify their strength and fight against depression and anxiety.

A compilation of depression tattoos

In this brief post, we have compiled a list of depression tattoos which express the way most of us who suffer from depression feel. 

These depression tattoos should encourage you to relate and understand that there are many other people out there who may also suffer from depression and have used depression tattoos to express themselves.

Below each depression tattoo, we will briefly explain what we see.

If you have any depression tattoos you want to add to this list then please send in your suggestions.

Depression tattoos

Depression tattoo:  In this tattoo, we see how depression can feel like a heart-wrenching pain wrapped inside another agonizing pain which never seems to end.. It is a thoughtful reminder of the gloom dark loop we could all face.  This depression tattoo was created by Sebastian Ebison.

Depression tattoos

Depression tattoo: In this depression tattoo we see the colours drain out of a young girl who is on her knees. This signifies the loss of colour and soul so many people face when going through depression. The author of this depression tattoo isn’t very clear.

Depression tattoos
Depression tattoos

In this depression tattoo, we see a skeleton with no flesh or insides. This indicates the loss of one’s inner self when suffering through depression. At the same time, we also see the person hugging themselves. This displays the self-care most depression sufferers go through. The author of this depression tattoo is listed as Huaneli.

Depression tattoos

Depression tattoo: This depression tattoo shows a man creeping out from the shadow. It depicts what a lot of depression sufferers suffer. The author of this depression tattoo is unknown.

Depression tattoos

Depression tattoo: This depression tattoo shows a young girl crying but something or someone, seemingly depression is shutting her lips and preventing her from speaking. This is a common theme amongst depression sufferers. The author of this depression tattoo is unknown.

Depression tattoos

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Depression tattoo: This depression tattoo shows a sad girl lying down in an all too familiar position that most depression sufferers have likely seen. The author of this depression tattoo is Shosho.

Depression tattoos

Depression tattoo: This depression tattoo shows a girl cradled up next to the wall, sad , alone and crying. We all know about this position. In her case, she is being comforted by her shadow who reaches out and grabs her from the wall. The author of this depression tattoo is unknown.

Depression tattoos

Depression tattoo: This depression tattoo shows a man with a head full of clouds. It depicts a situation most depression sufferers know too well. The author of this depression tattoo is unknown.

Depression tattoos

Depression tattoo: In this depression tattoo we see a young girl who begins cutting off her har but we don’t see hair on the floor but rather we see petals and flowers. The author of this depression tattoo is unknown.

Depression tattoos

Depression tattoo: In this depression tattoo we see a man who has been cut several places and several times. The author of this depression tattoos is Gemini designs.


Depression tattoos

Depression tattoo: This depression tattoo is the most graphic out of the collection we have curated. It shows a person cutting themselves.

If you are suffering from depression, anxiety, loneliness or any similar mental health issue then seeking help for it may be a good option. Mental health issues such as depression, loneliness and anxiety can affect anyone of us.

If you are under 18 then CAMHS, an NHS run programme may just be the answer for your mental health struggles.

You should look to see if you meet the CAMHS referral criteria and then fill in the CAMHS referral form.

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