Since I have started to photograph my mother, in 2012, I got more involved with the issue of mental health. Through our history, Brazil has seen a slow evolution on the legislation regarding the rights of people with mental illnesses and the infrastructure available to receive those in need. Take Her Seriously is composed by portraits of people who have lived with invisible diseases or have been hospitalized in psychiatric clinics throughout their lives. Some of them were asked to write a letter about how they feel about themselves. Ongoing.