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mental health teens, children's mental health, anxiety disorder, family stress, strengthening family resilience, mental illness, mothers and sons

by Lynn McLaughlin

Jackson’s battle to take control over his own mind and life portrays what millions of people are fighting with around the world – mental illness. His mother, desperate to free him from his demons and desperation, faces her own turmoil and anguish, doing anything possible to save her son, through love and hope. After countless emotional and heartbreaking moments, June and her son must both accept that only Jackson can save himself.

"Lynn McLaughlin has received national recognition through the Independent Press Award as a winner in the category of Audiobook Fiction." - INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD 2022

Lynn McLaughlin is an award-winning author and host of the podcast, “Taking the Helm”. Through her own experience, collaboration with other writers and hundreds of hours of research, Lynn has created “Time to Publish”. She offers a program that is broken into four components which guides aspiring writers towards publishing their manuscript. A professional speaker and advocate, Lynn has spent her life devoted to ensuring each of us meets our full potential.

Lynn has recently retired as an educator after 31 years, serving in many roles including Superintendent of Education, Principal, Vice-Principal, French and Special Education teacher. Mother of three grown children, she currently lives with her husband in southern Ontario. She is an active Rotarian dedicated to community causes. Lynn is also a member of 100 Women Who Care Windsor/Essex and works tirelessly to support the goals of the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. She strives to meet each new personal goal and has just completed her first Detroit International ½ Marathon in November 2019.

Lynn is driven by a single mission: to lead and empower people to make conscious and positive choices. She writes with passion, sensitivity and insight, never losing sight of the reader. Her first book, “Steering Through It” and the experiences she shares, have become the catalyst for her work in advocacy today.


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