Book of Hope, The: 101 Voices on Overcoming Adversity

Britt Pfluger, Jonny Benjamin

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Published: 15-04-2021

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A life-affirming and diverse anthology compiled by activist Jonny Benjamin, sharing 101 key figures’ experiences of living with mental health conditions.

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Description

There is always hope, even when we cannot seem to seek it within ourselves.The Book of Hope is an anthology of 101 key voices in the field of mental health, who share not only their experiences with anxiety, psychosis, panic attacks and more, but also what helps them when they are feeling low. Compiled by award-winning activist Jonny Benjamin and author Britt Pfluger, the inspirational contributors in this book range from the likes of Lemn Sissay, Frank Turner and Zoe Sugg, to Elizabeth Day, Hussain Manawer and Joe Wicks; from authors, poets and musicians to charity workers, activists and psychiatrists.Jonny Benjamin is known for his book and documentary film, The Stranger on the Bridge, which fought to end stigma around talking about mental health, suicidal thoughts and schizoaffective disorder. When his campaign to find the man who prevented him from taking his own life went viral, Jonny was one of a wave of new figures lifting the lid on mental health struggles. In this book, he brings together a range of voices to speak to the spectrum of our experiences of mental health and the power of speaking up and seeking help.

Additional information

Dimensions 135 × 216 mm
Page Count 384