An Utterly Unique Journey Down Some Of The Mind S Mysterious Byways Ranges From The Shocking To The Simply Lovely Marya Hornbacher Stacy Pershall Grew Up Depressed And Too Smart For Her Own Good, A Deeply Strange Girl In Prairie Grove, Arkansas Population Where The Prevailing Wisdom Was That Jesus Healed All From Her Days As A Thirteen Year Old Jesus Freak, Through A Battle With Anorexia And Bulimia, Her First Manic Episode At Eighteen, And The Eventual Diagnosis Of Bipolar Disorder And Borderline Personality Disorder, This Spirited And At Times Mordantly Funny Memoir Chronicles Pershall S Journey Through Hell Several Breakdowns And Suicide Attempts And Her Struggle With The Mental Health Care System After Her Suicide Attempt, Broadcast Live On A Webcam, Pershall Realized The Need To Heal Her Mind And Body She Found A Revolutionary Cure Dialectical Behavioral Therapy And A New Mood Stabilizing Medication She Also Met A Tattoo Artist And Discovered The Healing Power Of Body Modification By Giving Over Her Skin And Enduring The Physical Pain, She Learned About The True Nature Of Trust
Stacy Pershall teaches Memoir I and II at Gotham Writers Workshop and creative writing to teens online through the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth She is a suicide prevention speaker for the Active Minds Speakers Bureau She lives in New York City.
- 240 pages
- Loud in the House of Myself
- Stacy Pershall
- 11 March 2017 Stacy Pershall