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Dear Shane

Dear Shane

A Mental Health Resource About Staying Alive

Craig Kelly (Author)

  • Publisher: Pioneers Press
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 85
  • Released: Jun 2, 2014
  • ISBN-13: 9781939899057


In what began as a letter to the eponymous friend, Dear Shane: A Mental Health Resource about Staying Alive offers an absorbing account of the author's suicide attempts and subsequent hospitalization, providing pragmatic hope and a much-needed resource for mental health from the margins.

Author Craig Kelly navigates depression and the psychiatric system as he writes about a litany of medications, gender identity, inpatient treatment, and temporary friendships made in the hospital. Dear Shane dispenses a vision of radical mental health to edify readers so that they may better support themselves and others.

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