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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Linea Johnson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1985 in Manson, Washington

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Illinois Connection

Linea attended Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Linea Johnson is a recent graduate from Seattle University, with a major in English and Creative Writing. Prior to transferring to SU, she completed three years at Columbia University, Chicago, in a musical performance program. Linea is currently working as a research assistant at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA . Previously, she worked as an intern at the World Health Organization in the Mental Health department. She is a national speaker and writer, advocating for understanding and support for people with mental illness and the elimination of stigma. She has worked and presented with national leaders at BringChange2Mind, NAMI and One Mind for Research. Linea can be found on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, advocating and writing about mental health.

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Perfect chaos :
ISBN: 0312581823. OCLC Number: 759914168

St. Martin's Press,. .

Recounts the co-author's descent into suicidal depression due to bipolar disorder and her family's efforts to secure treatments, a pursuit that required daily struggles to manage symptoms, understand the disorder, and rebuild trust.