Panic in the streets of London… It sounds like a line straight out of my novel, London Belongs to Me, doesn’t it? But, it’s actually a lyric from “Panic”—one of my favourite songs by The Smiths. As much as I adore that song, I have a big issue with the word ‘panic’.
Admitting that I have panic attacks doesn’t make me weak … it makes me strong. Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day, a time to talk about mental health and end the stigma surrounding mental illness. It took me a long time to admit to friends, to admit to the world