Voices of Experience contains a wide range of stories written by mental health survivors. The narratives illustrate how survivors have developed self-management techniques and strategies for living which, together, offer a guide to anybody struggling with 21st century life.
- Explores a wide variety of mental distress experiences, underpinned by many different explanations and beliefs
- Narrative has been central to the recovery approach and this book presents stories of recovery as well as an appraisal of the concept
- Challenges simplistic explanations of recovery and offers a critical angle to our understanding of what it means to experience mental health problems
- Offers guidance for mental health workers and professionals within the context of current mental health policies in the UK
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