Book Reviews · Mental Health

Book Review: Me and my Mate Jeffery

Warning: this book and review discusses depression, anxiety, suicide, and self-harm.  After reading this book I feel like Niall Breslin (Bressie) is a close friend of mine; that's how open and raw it is. I also felt like I was reading my own life story. Obviously the events of my own life are worlds apart… Continue reading Book Review: Me and my Mate Jeffery

Book Reviews · Mental Health

Book Review: Girl, Interrupted

Based on the authors 2 year incarceration in McLean’s psychiatric hospital, “Girl, Interrupted” establishes itself as an unnerving yet brilliant memoir of Susanna Kaysen’s. The novel details Kaysen's introduction to the hospital at just 18 years old for what she believed to be “a rest”. Glimpses of life before and afterward her treatment, as well… Continue reading Book Review: Girl, Interrupted