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It's Not OK to Feel Blue (and Other Lies)

Inspirational People Open Up About Their Mental Health
Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up
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Summary

Everyone has a mental health. So we asked:

What does yours mean to you?

The result is extraordinary.

Over 60 people have shared their stories. Powerful, funny, moving, this book is here to tell you:

It's OK.

With writing from:

Adam Kay - Alastair Campbell - Alexis Caught - Ben Platt - Bryony Gordon - Candice Carty-Williams - Charlie Mackesy - Charly Cox - Chidera Eggerue - Claire Stancliffe - Davina McCall - Dawn O'Porter - Elizabeth Day - Elizabeth Uviebinené - Ella Purnell - Emilia Clarke - Emma Thompson - Eve Delaney - Fearne Cotton - Gabby Edlin - Gemma Styles - GIRLI (Milly Toomey) - Grace Beverley - Hannah Witton - Honey Ross - Hussain Manawer - Jack Rooke - James Blake - Jamie Flook - Jamie Windust - Jessie Cave - Jo Irwin - Jonah Freud - Jonny Benjamin - Jordan Stephens - Kai-Isaiah Jamal - Kate Weinberg - Kelechi Okafor - Khalil Aldabbas - KUCHENGA - Lauren Mahon - Lena Dunham - Maggie Matic - Martha Lane Fox - Mathew Kollamkulam - Matt Haig - Megan Crabbe - Michael Kitching - Michelle Elman - Miranda Hart - Mitch Price - Mona Chalabi - Montana Brown - Nadia Craddock - Naomi Campbell - Poorna Bell - Poppy Jamie - Reggie Yates - Ripley Parker - Robert Kazandjian - Rosa Mercuriadis - Saba Asif - Sam Smith - Scarlett Curtis - Scarlett Moffatt - Scottee - Sharon Chalkin Feldstein - Shonagh Marie - Simon Amstell - Sinéad Burke - Steve Ali - Tanya Byron - Travon Free - Yomi Adegoke - Yusuf Al Majarhi

©2019 Scarlett Curtis (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Critic reviews

"This is the freshest, most honest collection of writings about mental health that I've read...searing wit, blinding passion, bleeding emotion and a fantastic, heroic, glorious refusal to lie down and take it." (Stephen Fry)

"Reading this book made me feel more normal about the things I feel sometimes.... It's a great book; however you're feeling, it'll help." (Ed Sheeran)

"This is the book I needed when I was little. May this be a leap forward in the much needed conversation around mental health." (Jameela Jamil)

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A truly Amazing Book

There really isn't much can say but listen to this. The honestly that the authors write with is inspirational.

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Thank you

I had to write to say thank you to everyone who write a piece for this wonderful book. I listen too it as an audio book but also book a hard copy so I can keep coming back to it. As someone who has suffered from many mental health problems for all of my teen/adult life. There’s so much I took away from the book. Every piece was so articulate and helped put words to things I have been feeling but not had the words to express. Would definitely recommend this book to everyone. Xxx

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