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Open Why asking for help can save your life Synopsis

* Speak out. Ask for help. And be helped. In OPEN, Frankie Bridge, ex-The Saturdays, opens up about her ongoing journey from breakdown to breakthroughs and through self-loathing, hospitalization and self-acceptance. Part narrative exploration, part practical guide, this book will help you to understand the importance of talking and helping each other in an imperfect world. It will also feature practical guidance and advice from the psychologist and psychiatrist who pulled her back from the brink along with their notes and conversations throughout her mental health journey. By opening up about her battles, Frankie wants to help a generation of people to be more open about their mental health. It's a very simple four-letter word, but one of the hardest words to put into practice, this book will help people to understand the importance of talking out and helping each other.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781788401708
Publication date: 6th February 2020
Author: Frankie Bridge, Maleha Khan (Clinical Psychologist), Dr Mike McPhillips (Psychiatrist)
Publisher: Cassell Illustrated an imprint of Octopus Publishing Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Self-help & personal development, Coping with personal problems, Psychology, Psychiatry, Health & personal development, Mind, Body, Spirit, Coping with anxiety & phobias, Coping with stress,

About Frankie Bridge, Maleha Khan (Clinical Psychologist), Dr Mike McPhillips (Psychiatrist)

Frankie Bridge (Author) Frankie Bridge is best known as one fifth of 'The Saturdays' and outside of music has established herself as a TV Presenter & Digital Influencer. Frankie became a Mind ambassador after opening up about her experiences of anxiety, depression and panic attacks, after her hospitalisation in May 2012. Having initially dealt with these issues in silence, Frankie has been keen to support Mind in making sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone. Recently, she's been a key player in helping to launch the Mind partnership with Heads Together, as well as lending her support to ...

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