‘The Harrowed Path’ details on the journey towards healing

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John DW Macdonald publishes new book as part of #LetsTalk campaign

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In his 2014 book, “The Harrowed Path” (published by AuthorHouse), John DW Macdonald revealed what it was like living with schizophrenia. Its publication is a key component to the #LetsTalk campaign that advocates mental health and suicide prevention.

This year, the author launches a new press campaign for the book to reach a wider audience and inspire those diagnosed with mental illness that the potential to be healed lies inside of each individual.

This story details on Macdonald’s journey towards healing and recovery. His story, described in a gripping prose, additionally depicted the inner journey in a form of vivid poetry. He believes that others played a vital role in his eventual recovery as emphasized in the book. To know more about the book, visit https://www.amazon.com/Harrowed-Path-Journey-Through-Schizophrenia/dp/149182350X.

“It is a success story and demonstrates how it's possible for this ‘enigmatic horrifying’ disease to be healed when compassionate and enlightened people from someone's community come together,” Macdonald explains.

World Health Organization (WHO) reports that schizophrenia affected more than 23 million people worldwide. It is more common among men compared to women. Stigma and discrimination are frequently experienced by those with mental illness. Macdonald aims to minimize it by sharing his book to educate people.

“The Harrowed Path” provides enlightenment and understanding told in a story with a clear set of conclusions to address issues surrounding mental health. With the global health crisis across the world today, the author believes that mentally ill people are in very grave danger of being unintended casualties of pandemic isolation. They need extra efforts to speak with them at this time.

“I don’t think there is any other book which penetrates beneath psychosis as does ‘The Harrowed Path’ by means of a poetic cycle which vividly identifies and describes a mythic soul journey through hell into healing and serenity,” he adds.

“The Harrowed Path”
By John DW Macdonald
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 144 pages | ISBN 9781491823507
Softcover | 6x9 in | 144 pages | ISBN 9781491823514
E-Book | 144 pages | ISBN 9781491823491
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Following recovery from two schizophrenic breakdowns, John DW Macdonald devoted his life for 45 years to support and advocate for vulnerable people of all ages. He helps them to be in a position to overcome their difficulties and find healing and expression of their creativity.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrates over 23 years of service to authors. For more information or to publish a book visit authorhouse.com or call 1-888-519-5121.

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