Whether it's bipolar, paranoid schizophrenia, or other forms of mental illness, the disease is debilitating for everyone - from the person living with it to their loved ones having to deal with the sickness. Journey Untold - My Mother's Struggle with Mental Illness by Yassin S. Hall says that we will no longer hide this illness affecting our families under the rug; help is needed. Mental illnesses come in various forms from abuse, compulsive disorders and addiction to depression. We need more support groups that speak to the specific needs of people of color. "If I can motivate, empower, and uplift just one woman a day, then that's my purpose. That is what keeps me going," says Yassin S. Hall. Journey Untold - My Mother's Struggle with Mental Illness shows that despite your upbringing or your past, you can still have a bright and prosperous future.
"Journey Untold" is poignant, captivating, stirring - - a deeply emotional story of a child's journey with a mother who suffered from mental illness. This is not an ordinary story. Nothing prepares a young child for the twists, turns, volatility, triumphs and defeats of watching a parent's mind slowly disintegrate. Living in a small community many, like me, personally witnessed some of her experiences. Journey Untold boldly exposes and confronts mental illness - Julie S. Carr
Yassin Hall exposes the wounds of her past in the book Journey Untold. She offers a glimpse into a mind in turmoil, exploring the physical aspects of mental illness and providing insight into the chaos that lies beneath the surface. Today she wants others to know that they, too, can enjoy relief and peace. This book is beautifully written, heartwarming, touching insights, a book with a Powerful message. Whether you are the partner, parents, friend, or child of a depressed person, you'll find this book an invaluable companion in your "Journey" back to health. - Walden Maduro