A Way Out: A Memoir of Conquering Depression and Social Anxiety

February 27, 2018|
A Way Out: A Memoir of Conquering Depression and Social Anxiety by Michelle Balge
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What do you do when you’re trapped in your mind? When you can’t escape the feelings of depression and fear?

A Way Out gives a raw, unfiltered look into the life and thoughts of a young woman, Michelle, experiencing severe depression and social anxiety. Social anxiety plagued her since her early youth, hindering her most as a young adult. She began having suicidal thoughts in her early teens but didn’t perceive them as being abnormal. This eventually evolved into a deep depression. Her social anxiety and depression fueled each other, creating a grave cycle of negative thoughts.

Michelle is able to share her experiences in a way that allows others to go along for the ride with her: the highs, the lows, and the amusingly unexpected. It artfully conveys Michelle’s journey through mental illness and toward mental health. Beyond the haunting honesty, A Way Out delivers heart, humour, and hope.

Michelle Balge is a mental health advocate, web designer, and animal lover. She has won awards thanks to her dedication to mental health, and has spoken about her experiences to students, the community, and professionals in the field. Michelle holds an Honours BA in Sociology with a Concentration in Critical Animal Studies, and will re...
Title:A Way Out: A Memoir of Conquering Depression and Social AnxietyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:202 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.46 inShipping dimensions:202 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.46 inPublished:February 27, 2018Publisher:Michelle BalgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1775094219

ISBN - 13:9781775094210

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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