Living with Mr. Fahrenheit: A First Responder Family's Fight for a Future After a Mental Health Crisis (Paperback)

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Sometimes a first responder's toughest battle is in their mind.

"A disturbing but frequently riveting and illuminating read." -Kirkus Reviews

Lisa Beecher and her husband are first responders, deeply invested in careers and family, when he experiences a psychotic break. From a treatment failure in a psychiatric hospital, to her husband's return to work and beyond, the family is forced to operate by the rules of a culture that does not encourage and support caring for mental health in an optimal way.

Living with Mr. Fahrenheit throws open the door on a first responder family's psychological trauma, where secrecy and shame maintain an influential grip. Beecher lends her voice to a small but growing number of people willing to share their personal and professional experiences in a call for greater understanding, and culture change, in handling the impacts of first responder trauma.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798986591001
Publisher: Halding Hills Publishing
Publication Date: January 9th, 2023
Pages: 310
Language: English