Are u ok?: A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN 10: 0738234990
ISBN 13: 978-0738234991
A licensed family therapist and You Tube personality, Kati Morton answers the most commonly asked questions about mental health, including when to get help and where to find it.
Everyone struggles with mental health issues from time to time, but the greatest level of misunderstanding comes from knowing the difference between mental health and mental illness, figuring out whether we need professional help and, if so, how to find it. Are u ok? walks readers through the most commonly asked questions about mental health and the process of getting help. From finding the best therapist to navigating harmful and toxic relationships and everything in between, licensed family therapist and YouTube sensation Kati Morton clarifies and de-stigmatizes the struggles so many of us go through, and encourages readers to reach out for help. What are the red flags of a mental health issue? How do you go about making a first therapy appointment? How do you know if your therapist is a good fit for you? What are the best ways of talking about mental health with your family, friends and colleagues? There are so many questions and concerns, and in the down-to-earth, friendly tone that makes Kati Morton so popular on YouTube, Are u ok? informs and reminds us that we can get through the difficult times and we are never alone.
"A humane, compassionate, and extremely helpful guide to the complex world of mental health care. Knowing what's wrong and when to seek help can be life-changing, and Morton's book is packed with tools and tips for navigating life with mental health challenges."―John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars
"An exemplary guide for anyone wondering if they or someone close to them may benefit from mental health therapy."―Library Journal
"An intuitive handbook that empowers readers to tend to their own mental health...Chapters provide practical tools for handling anxiety, depression, and other mental health difficulties, while also offering powerful insights."―Publishers Weekly
"[Morton] answers the questions many of us have but don't necessarily feel comfortable asking. This is information everyone can benefit from."―Bustle
"Compassionate and hopeful."―Energy Times
"An undeniably essential read."
About the Author
Kati Morton is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Santa Monica, CA. She is an entrepreneur and YouTube creator who has built a global mental health online community