FOUR weeks after having baby Arthur, Laura's mental health declined. She became scared of everything, including her son. She was diagnosed with acute postnatal depression and admitted to the Barberry, the National Centre for Mental Health. The author is passionate about spreading the word on PND. Her memoir is brave, honest and shows how friends, family and the NHS got her back from the brink.
Something To Live For vividly, brilliantly depicts a descent into mental illness, and what it feels like. It's funny, brutally honest - but uplifting too, because it shows how, with the right treatment, she recovered.
A very candid memoir... you are drawn into her story.