Light Gets In: Living Well with Mental Illness

Light Gets In Living Well with Mental Illness Inspired by selected Chronicles about mental health and illness fully developed and updated as well as previously unreleased writing and a list of resources this paged volume speaks to the good

  • Title: Light Gets In: Living Well with Mental Illness
  • Author: Esmé Weijun Wang
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 131
  • Format: ebook
  • Inspired by selected Chronicles about mental health and illness, fully developed and updated, as well as previously unreleased writing and a list of resources, this 52 paged volume speaks to the good days and the bad ones to the sweetness of community coming together and the sorrow of a poorly chosen phrase to the possibility of something like hope, and of a life that doInspired by selected Chronicles about mental health and illness, fully developed and updated, as well as previously unreleased writing and a list of resources, this 52 paged volume speaks to the good days and the bad ones to the sweetness of community coming together and the sorrow of a poorly chosen phrase to the possibility of something like hope, and of a life that does than ache.It s not a handbook There s no one two three guide that will take you to your final destination But it is a flashlight, and one that, when raised, indicates that there s a path in the gloom.

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    About “Esmé Weijun Wang

    • Esmé Weijun Wang

      Esm Weijun Wang is an award winning mental health advocate and speaker, as well as a journalist and essayist The Border of Paradise is her first novel Just announced as the winner of the 2016 Graywolf Press NonFiction Prize for her book of essays, The Collected Schizophrenias She lives in San Francisco.



    832 thoughts on “Light Gets In: Living Well with Mental Illness

    • I was deeply moved be the level of disclosure in this short collection of essays Ms Wang s writing is so accessible and beautiful She shares a few of her difficulties and insights, showing the dark and the light, of her own illness This collection is a reminder that mental illness can be debilitating, but it is not the end of the story I think this is important for those living with any mental illness and the professionals working with them.


    • Read this in like an hour It s like a book of poems that a cohesive narrative and it s not a self help book or something I think you can go into expecting to Learn About Mental Illness But it spoke a great deal to my personal, inside baseball lived experience even as it differs in many ways from Esm s It s nice to read books for sick people by sick people that aren t here to cater to bored stereotypes or make healthy people comfortable about even the things they think are givens, and are, addit [...]



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