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Pete had been a resident at Greenfields Psychiatric Hospital at the same time as Rob Auldam, whose story we first encountered in the novel, Of Madness and Folly. Pete, the Poet recounts a meeting between Rob and Pete and they had both been discharged. It reveals the alarmingly ease with which a life can spiral out of control. Pete went from a happily engaged and meaningfulPete had been a resident at Greenfields Psychiatric Hospital at the same time as Rob Auldam, whose story we first encountered in the novel, Of Madness and Folly. Pete, the Poet recounts a meeting between Rob and Pete and they had both been discharged. It reveals the alarmingly ease with which a life can spiral out of control. Pete went from a happily engaged and meaningfully employed Mental Health Advocate, to someone battling an addiction to alcohol and drugs, with more one one suicide attempt to their name. Rob and Pete discuss the cause and nature of addiction and reflect on what it takes for someone to begin recovery. Told with the same dark humour as Of Madness and Folly, Pete's story reminds us all to be grateful for the good in our lives, whilst keeping one eye open for the slapstick circumstances of life that can see us tumbling down into some very dangerous spirals of despair....

Title : Pete, the Poet: A Greenfields Short Story
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ISBN : 35714398
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 27 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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  • Graham Old
    2018-12-25 07:05