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Life after care

By: Edwards, Mark

Part of the Inspirational series
1911246194 / 9781911246190
Stock expected by 12/04/2020
160 pages
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Trigger are proud to announce Theinspirationalseries, partner to their innovative Pullingthetrigger range.

Theinspirationalseries promotes the idea that mental illness should be talked about freely and without fear.

Find out more at In this book, we follow Mark's journey with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, and we learn about the enduring impact his childhood had on his mental health. His diary entries bring to life the thoughts and feelings of Mark, as a teenager, struggling to understand how he came to be placed in care, and how to deal with his adolescent feelings of loss and love. On the verge of breakdown, Mark tried to take his own life and he was sectioned under the mental health act.

We follow his journey from local authority care to the wards of a crumbling Victorian psychiatric asylum, and beyond into life on the streets ... This is a heartfelt, true story, of how a troubled young man managed to turn his life around.

From being imprisoned in the care system and mislabelled as a violent boy with no hope, we hear how Mark became a successful, happily married family man, and a prominent figure in his local community. Find your motivation in Theinspirationalseries, find your method in the Pullingthetrigger range.


BG Biography: general, JM Psychology, MBPK Mental health services

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