In Escape from Dark Places, my son and I tell the story of his struggle with anxiety—how he went from lying in bed unable to function to working in the finance industry and planning his wedding. Through his strength and desire to live a full and meaningful life, and by openly communicating with family and friend, he is managing the disorder.
As stress, anxiety, depression, and suicide continue to rise among young Americans, it's important that everyone touched by mental health challenges discuss the problem and offer solutions. One way everyone can help is through communication.
Fill out the form below to tell me your story of how communicating with family, friends, and mentors using the guideposts to hope in Chapter 11 of Escape from Dark Places is helping you manage your anxiety and depression.