Although depression, anxiety and panic attacks have been constant in his life since then, this memoir of recovery and learning to cherish life is probably the most uplifting book about mental illness you will ever read.
Written with warmth, honesty, humour and compassion, Reasons to stay alive is a must-read for anyone living with depression or anxiety, and is a book to return to for encouragement and feeling less alone during the dark times.
Reasons to stay alive will also help families, partners and friends of anyone suffering from depression or anxiety to understand what they’re going through, and to offer better help and support.
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Canongate Books, 2015