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Tapestry Reviews

David’s Story: A Review

"David’s Story is a straightforward read that can be completed in one sitting. The book centres around a character by the name of David who experiences the tragic loss of his mother. In his story, we are offered a glimpse into his emotional... Continue Reading →

Reflections from the Inside… Out

Editor's Note: Emotions -- can't live with them, can't live without them. How do we make sense of them? As someone who has experience with depression, one of our volunteers shares her personal reflections on Pixar's latest hit, Inside Out,... Continue Reading →

Clinical Psychology in Asia: A Casebook [Tapestry Book Review]

We review mental health related material so that our readers are informed of what resources are available in our community. Here is a book review done by one of our volunteers, Justina. Title: Clinical Psychology in Singapore: An Asian Casebook Editors:... Continue Reading →

The Black Box: Book Review

Title: The Black Box Author(s): Chia Xun An Publisher: Self-published Year of Publication: 2014 Image Source: Reviewed by: Rachel T. Related Topics: Depression, Mental Health, Treatment, Self Care, Picture Book, Cartoon Review: This is a lovely, easy-to-read book that... Continue Reading →

“8-5” (2015): A Review

Editor's Note: Mental health education need not be dry and boring. And the restaging of this in-house play was proof of that. Read on to discover the powerful impact of combining the arts with advocacy in our interview with the director of the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Why? When Both My Parents Took Their Lives

By Yin   This book is not explicitly about mental illness but is on a topic closely related--suicide. It therefore is not about the attempted suicide of someone suffering from depression. Rather, it is about a woman whose father committed... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Recovered Grace: Schizophrenia

By Harris Ng   This book chronicles the experience the author, Harris Ng, had with schizophrenia. He begins his narrative with his stint in Canada where he began his undergraduate life in Engineering. It was however cut short after he... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Back From The Brink of Insanity

by Dr. Rita Goh This book is an autobiography of the late Dr. Rita Goh and chronicles in great detail her experiences with schizophrenia. The author writes about her relatively normal growing up years all the way up to the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Five Little White Pills

by Choo Kah Ying   Five Little White Pills is a beautifully written book by Choo Kai Ying. In it, she describes in detail her struggles with bipolar disorder, which she refers to as manic depression (MD). The first half... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Caught In The Storm–Knowing And Acting When Teens Need Help

by Mel Cheang and Dr Lim Yun Chin Caught in the Storm is a collection of stories about various mental health problems that teens face. They range from issues such as depression and eating disorders, to cutting and suicide. It... Continue Reading →

Thought Buddy: A Review

So I’ve been trying out this new mental wellness app for a few months called Thought Buddy and felt it’d be good to share something which has worked for me. Hopefully this review would benefit others as well. If you'd... Continue Reading →

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