This debut collection of poems titled, I’m Still Here, chronicles Kate Heal’s experience living with a mental illness. Schizoaffective disorder is a combination of Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia. She feels that it's an underrepresented disability that few people understand or have heard of. Kate’s intent in writing this collection was to capture the transitions in mood as well as the stigma that comes with the mental illness in general. She believes that this poetry will be very relatable not only to others living with Schizoaffective disorder, but other forms of mental illness as well.
About the Author:
Kate Heal is a Maine native living in California with her husband and three cats. She enjoys poetry, fiction, and is an avid reader and blogger. She also finds fulfillment learning and writing about mental illness. Bringing a unique perspective from her personal experience and academic background in Psychology.
40 pages, 31 poems
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