Get a Grip, Love

by Kate Lucey

On Sale: 05/04/2021

Get a Grip, Love

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Get a Grip, Love

by Kate Lucey

On Sale: 05/04/2021

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A candid book that uses a mix of colloquial chat, peer and personal experience, and expert advice to talk about tackling mental illness as part of the generation so often poked fun at for having feelings – and who often call themselves out for it, too.

A record-breaking number of anti-depressants are being prescribed each year. While positive steps are being taken and we are speaking more about our problems, in this new age of having conversations about mental health, everyone and their neighbour has a ‘miracle cure’ to throw at those of us who are struggling. There’s an enormous gap in the knowledge and understanding of what depression is and isn’t – not least in that it doesn’t look the same on every person.

Exploring the science behind mental illness and its treatment, and including stories from a number of sufferers of depression and anxiety disorders, Get a Grip, Love provides a witty, razor-sharp exploration of mental health, and a no-nonsense guide that explains where the advice to ‘go for a run’, ’stay off social media’ or ‘make some new friends’ comes from. It separates the facts from the fiction about what could work, speaks openly about how it feels to live with a mental health disorder, and demonstrates that it’s ok to feel the way that we do when we’re struggling, and that we certainly don’t need to get a grip.

Funny, irreverent, and understandable, Get a Grip, Love recognises that depression sucks, but that together, we can get through it.

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  • ISBN: 9780008401054
  • ISBN 10: 0008401055
  • Imprint: HQ
  • On Sale: 05/04/2021
  • Pages: 252
  • List Price:32.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
  • BISAC2 : HEALTH & FITNESS / Healing
  • BISAC3 : SELF-HELP / Mood Disorders / Depression
  • BISAC4 : SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
  • BISAC5 : SELF-HELP / Emotions

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