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So-Called Normal

So-Called Normal

A Memoir of Family, Depression and Resilience

by Mark Henick
Paperback
Publication Date: 12/01/2021
  $32.90

A vital and triumphant story of perseverance and recovery by one of Canada's foremost advocates for mental health

When Mark Henick was a teenager in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, he was overwhelmed by depression and anxiety that led to a series of increasingly dangerous suicide attempts. One night, he climbed onto a bridge over an overpass and stood in the wind, clinging to a girder. Someone shouted, "Jump, you coward!" Another man, a stranger in a brown coat, talked to him quietly, calmly and with deep empathy. Just as Henick's feet touched open air, the man in the brown coat encircled his chest and pulled him to safety. This near-death experience changed Henick's life forever.

So-Called Normal is Henick's memoir about growing up in a broken home and the events that led to that fateful night on the bridge. It is a vivid and personal account of the mental health challenges he experienced in childhood and his subsequent journey toward healing and recovery. 

ISBN:
9781443455039
9781443455039
Category:
Coping with personal problems
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
12-01-2021
Language:
English
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
228.6x152.4x19.3mm
Weight:
0.34kg

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