Ep.48 Liberte Free to Be with Helen Garlick, Author of No Place to Lie,  memoirs of family secrets and suicide

About this podcast


*Todays episode comes with a trigger warning as we will be discussing suicide and the impact it has on those left behind.

Helen Garlick is a writer from Yorkshire who now lives in Sussex. She has just completed a memoir on family secrets and suicide, 'No Place to Lie' which will be published next February.

Her story featured on Woman's Hour earlier this year. Helen now spends time highlighting the tragic loss of life through suicide and how we can all connect and communicate better.

In 2022 she will be walking with her husband Tim from Lands End to John O’Groats to raise money for Samaritans.

I'm truly grateful to have Helen talk with me on the podcast about such an important subject.

Topics covered

  • Suicide and the impact on those left behind
  • How we need to lift the stigma around suicide
  • Mental health
  • Family secrets 
  • The importance of connecting and communicating better

Further information-

You can find Helen on Instagram @helenpgarlick and Twitter @Helenpgarlick 
To keep updated on the up and coming book Instagram @noplacetolie

For anyone who needs to talk to someone please remember you can call the Samaritans in confidence and that you are not alone. Call - 16 123

Background music credited to Scott Holmes - Our Big Adventure.

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