Taking a realistic approach, through research, stories of lived experience and applied techniques that anyone can use, the book includes information on:
- How we bring our beliefs and experiences around mental health and mental illness into the workplace and other settings
- The importance of understanding how the language we use, consciously or unconsciously, impacts us
- Ways to manage the challenges around having mental health conversations at with others
- ‘How-to’ conversation guides
- After reading this book, you’ll feel empowered and equipped to have constructive, meaningful conversations about mental health.
As a Companion text we will be looking at Jenny Lawson’s “Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things” In Furiously Happy, number-one New York Times best-selling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are what Jenny does best.
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