Finding hope after mental illness, with Best-selling Author Amanda Prowse
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This week’s guest is Amanda Prowse, a bestselling novelist who knew how to resolve a fictional family crisis. But then her son Josh came to her with a real one. Her new book The Boy Between is the very real story of a mother and son whose lives were turned upside down by mental illness; a timely reminder in these turbulent times.

Warning: this episode talks about depression & suicide ideation. If you have been affected by the subject matter discussed you can get help through or

Host & artist, Lou Hamilton chatted with Amanda as they discussed how depression can walk into your life or that of a loved with no warning, that it is an illness, but that there are little things you can do to make a difference. Amanda shares what helped her help her son Josh.

In this way this Woman of Courage brings us her Story from the Edge.

You can find out more about Amanda on

twitter & Instagram @mrsamandaprowse and her books are all available on Amazon or major book stores.

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Thanks to Podstar Ltd for producing, & sourcing guests for the series

Music is licensed from Melody Loops

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