Before I read the first paragraph of book, (which captivated me - literally. I read the book all at once) I thought of myself as someone who knew a thing or two about mental illness. I soon found out that I knew very little.
Victoria Costello not only answered the questions I had about mental illness, but she educated me about the science (and legacy) of psychiatric disorders.I loved the quality of the author's writing and story telling. I was grateful that the author's account of raising two sons with severe mental illness (one with paranoid schizophrenia and the other with depression and anxiety) included hopeful tips about how parents can safeguard their child's mental health.