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‘I have never read a more powerful book about mental health.’ Joanna Cannon
A journey into the heartland of psychiatry.
This book debunks myths, challenges assumptions and offers fresh insight into what it means to be mentally ill.
And what it means to be human.
This Book Will Change Your Mind About Mental Health was previously published in 2019 under the title The Heartland.
A truly important book. Radically open-hearted and vitally open-minded. I would implore you to read it, and share it, and talk about it.
I have never read a more powerful book about mental health… incredibly profound and so very moving. It gives a voice to those who are never heard and it has the ability to change the way people think about mental illness.
Erudite, well-researched, and full of compassion, shedding an important light on the human cost of serious mental illness. This book will change the way people understand schizophrenia, and that change is long overdue.
Nathan Filer is a qualified mental health nurse. The Shock of the Fall, his novel about the life of a young man grieving the loss of his brother, has sold over half a million copies in the UK, was a Sunday Times bestseller and translated into thirty languages. It won The Costa Book of the Year, The Betty Trask Prize,…Read More
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