Kelly Bawden has had a love of psychology and the mental health field since she was a young child. Her friends and family always knew she would be a therapist someday. She struggled in school most of her life and gave up the dream of psychology in her early 20’s. She began raising her children and this was her main focus. In 1997 at age 37 her desire to be in the psychology field took over and she began the journey of school and working with teenagers in crisis. She loved what she was doing and worked hard to finish school. Her dream of being a therapist happened she was working, spending time with her kids and grand kids and life was good. In 2008 her 26 year old son passed away in a car accident and her world shattered. She was functioning and existing but she was not living. There are times from 2009 to 2011 that were a blur because she was running on auto-pilot just to make it through the day. Her only goal was to get to bed at night and sleep she was sleeping much of the time. Eventually she lost her job, endured 5 more deaths in the family and felt lost. The mental health tips in this book are tips that she used and have helped her clients use for years. Now it was her time to put her feet to the fire and do the work that she had helped others do. “Not as easy as I have made it seem” she would say which would piss her off even more. This is her journey and how she learned to live in spite of the loss that affects her life every day. Mental health matters and these mental health tips work.