A Mental Health Story

Negative to Positive

by Mark Williams



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/31/2013

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 140
ISBN : 9781481776134
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 140
ISBN : 9781481776141

About the Book

A Mental Health Story : Negative to Positive, tells the story of Mark Williams founder of fathers reaching out. After watching his wife go through post natal depression, and then having depression himself six years later founded fathers reaching out. It was after a low point sitting in a car,that he lost his fear about failing. Mark tells the story being a son of a coal miner and having people who believed in him, and also people who were negative. After telling his honest story, he went on to be awarded inspirational father of the year, and local hero at the Pride of Britain Awards. Mark tells how being a positive infl uence in someone’s life can put them on the right path, whatever their talents. He also tells how anyone can take a positive out of negative and can help with their recovery. After working in high pressured jobs, he has realised that money is not the most important. After having counselling and keeping his health in check, realises that he will also have to look after his mental wellbeing for him and his family. His new life is even more exciting now, since going through depression. He is a freelance writer public speaker and has spoken on many radio stations. He has appeared on television and has now set his own company doing what he want to do helping people. If there on think you will learn from this book, and that’s anyone can turn a positive out of a negative.

About the Author

Mark Williams is the founder of fathers reaching out, which supports fathers and families of post natal depression making awareness of the illness.He was awarded inspirational father of the year and won the local hero award at the Pride of Britain. In its fi rst year, fathers reaching out was Shortlisted for a Mind Media Award hosted by Stephen Fry. He is a public speaker and freelance writer on mental health. After talking at a prison and homeless shelter about his experience, he found that anyone could make a positive out of a negative situation. Mark tells his story in his own words, about losing the fear of doing something with his life, after sitting in a car alone while dealing with his own depression. At that point realised the people he feared wasn’t in that car that day, and it was then the journey was born turning a positive out of a negative situation. Mark has spoken on many radio stations and written articles on post natal depression and men’s mental health. He is also a volunteer football coach, and believes that everyone has a talent whatever it may be in life.