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Linea Johnson

Born: 1985 in Manson, Washington
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Linea attended Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Linea Johnson on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Perfect chaos :
ISBN: 0312581823 OCLC: 759914168

St. Martin's Press, New York : 2012.

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.