Laughter is the Best Medicine: How Writing Farewell Olympus Helped Beat Depression

At any one time, a sixth of the population of England aged between 16 and 64 has a mental health problem. Whether it’s family or friends, the chances are that we all know someone who is affected. In an exclusive for The London Economic, the British author Jack Messenger reveals his own debilitating battle with depression and how he sought solace in the most unlikely of literary genres.