The Book to Get Your Family Together is in production! However in these uncertain times, the release date is unclear. However I thought I would give you all a sneak preview of what it is all about with a look at my introduction of the book talking about family and mental health. It just seemed appropriate to share given the unprecedented situation we are all currently dealing with – please give it a read – I really hope you enjoy!
Family and Mental Health
After years in hiding, finally we are talking about mental health! Whilst some old attitudes still remain we are slowly moving away from the ‘stiff upper lip’ and ‘keep calm and carry on’ methods that were often enforced in previous generations.
When we hear the words mental health we automatically think of illnesses such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, to name but a few. These illnesses can play a major part in our mental health and it is a positive step that so many more of us are aware of the many forms and symptoms of mental health illness and more importantly are understanding that there is no shame in talking about and seeking support to treat them. … Read the rest