Author Jennifer Hatton’s new book “Silencing the Monster” is a deeply personal memoir of her lifelong battle with mental illness

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Recent release “Silencing the Monster” from Page Publishing author Jennifer Hatton is a searing reflection on her struggles with a variety of psychological disorders that continue to adversely impact her relationships, family life, and personal happiness to this day.

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Jennifer Hatton has published her new book “Silencing the Monster”: a candid autobiography and discussion of mental illness drawn from her own tragic experiences.

Jennifer writes, “Imagine that your worst nightmare has come true, when fantasy and reality collide. The moment you finally realize that you have a chronic and, more often, fatal disease that attacks your mind, and no one truly cares. Words without actions are simply just words. All because a diagnosis of any metal illness, either mild or severe, is still considered in today’s society to be a ‘dirty secret best kept locked in a box buried in a dark place,’ you find yourself wondering what crime against humanity had you committed that you contracted a disease that will ultimately cost you everything and everyone?

“The truth you find is that you did not make a choice to get it, that you are not a bad person, and that it simply chose you! Quickly you come to the devastating realization that the ones you loved and trusted the most and that you thought would stand by you, comfort you, and see you through your battles with any illness start dropping like flies one by one until they are all gone. The best part is that on their way out of your life, most of them stab you in the back or directly in your face, betray you, and slander your name and credibility, leaving you with the feeling of worthlessness that morphs into self-medicating that then turns into full-blown addiction, which gives those same people even more ammunition to be used against you and to justify why you are no longer worthy or allowed to be a part of basic family living. No more happy holidays, no more phone calls, no more visits, you have now just become invisible, like your life never even existed. Only you have photographs to prove different.

“It is now only you, your disease (“The Monster” inside your mind), and the dark place you hide; so that you no longer have to see or hear your own internal death and crucifixion from the ones that said they loved you the most. Does justice ever prevail? Is there a happily ever after at the end of the rainbow? Or is suicide really the only answer to end our pain and suffering from not being allowed to be a part of the elite, “normal society”?”

Published by Page Publishing, Jennifer Hatton’s engrossing book is a brutally honest memoir and an invaluable resource for families, caregivers, and individuals suffering from a variety of mental illness diagnoses.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Silencing the Monster” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional, full-service publishing house that handles all the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not mired in logistics like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes, and so on. Page’s accomplished writers and publishing professionals allow authors to leave behind these complex and time-consuming issues to focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at

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