Susan Downs

Susan Downs is the author of the book titled Minding the Matters of the Mind – A Guide for Anyone who has been touched by Mental Illness and Wants to Make a Difference. She shares the story of her son’s diagnosis of mental illness when he was 25 years old. She relates to people who encounter unexpected difficulties in their lives, assuring them that it is okay to ask for help, and they are not alone. Susan addresses the need for people to educate themselves about mental illness and to advocate for the fair and just treatment of this segment of the population.