mental health

Category: mental health

I didn’t tell anyone at my job that I had been committed to a psychiatric ward until two years after the fact. I’ve worked for small teams and startups for most of my career – mostly focused in tech and education, and now supporting parents at Toronto co-working space The Workaround. I didn’t want others to judge whether I was equipped to do my job based on what happened while I was away.

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This week is Mental Health week. Over the past few years, it has become easier to talk about mental health, thanks in part to Bell's "Let's Talk" day, to weeks, such as this one, where there is media coverage for it, and to the people who suffer from mental health issues who are writing books and talking to the public about their issues.

Many people suffer from some sort of mental health issue. But the most important thing to remember if you are strugging with it, is that you're not alone, and there is always help. 

Here are some books that will help you remember that:

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Today we have an author interview with John Scully, author of the new release Am I Sane Yet? Journalist John Scully has covered stories in over 70 countries and 35 war zones. He has suffered from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder for much of that time. Scully is the author of Am I Dead Yet: A Journalist's Perspective on Terror. He lives in Toronto.

Caitlyn: Tell us about your book.