Peter & Lisa: A Mental Illness Story
By Charles Katz & Linda Baron Katz
Publisher: Page Publishing
Published: November 2014
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Peter & Lisa: A Mental Illness Story is a story about two people affected with mental illness, in particular depression and mania, and how they got better and recovered through the proper medication and support by family and friends.
This book manifests the true essence of love and support to help anyone overcome any storm that may pass.
About the authors:
Charles and Linda Katz, husband and wife, raised in the Jewish faith, live in a religious Modern Orthodox Jewish community in Kew Gardens Hills, New York. Charles and Linda both suffer from mental illnesses. Both of them went through many difficult challenges as a result of their mental illnesses and struggled hard to achieve recovery. Since then, Charles and Linda have been committed to the cause of educating the community about mental illness. Linda is a Peer/Mental Health Advocate and is also the author of Surviving Mental Illness, My Story. Charles has helped Linda promote her book and gives charity to those organizations that do quality work for the mentally ill. Since Charles and Linda were unable to have children of their own, they decided the best way to contribute to children was through their writing. With Charles’s child-like personality and Linda’s knowledge on mental illness, the two accomplished to write this book to show how important it is for children to understand that with the right kind of help mental illness can be treated and people can live normal, healthy, happy lives.
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