Images from Within
Portraits of People Confronting Mental Illness
"This book is a rare look at mental illness from an unflinching perspective." – Utne Reader
This fascinating book portrays 34 adults from many different walks of life who struggle with a variety of issues related to mental illness.Individuals who have a mental illness share their insights and feelings, including the disappointment of no longer being able to drive, the determination to remain employed, the affection for friends who also have a mental illness, and the courage to pick up and start over after one of life's devastating events.
Each vignette is enhanced by quiet but powerful photographs by award-winning photographer Marc Hauser.
For more profiles and photographs from the lives of
people with developmental disabilities, see:
Feel Our Freedom