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A book about suicide and the need to eliminate stigmas will donate its profits to La Marató

7 December 2021

The author, Carme Ripoll, reflects in "El dilema de viure" (Obrador Editorial) on her relationship with depression and thoughts of suicide through a normalizing narrative. The book will be presented on Friday, December 10, at 11:30 am at the Institute of Biomedical Research of Girona. Josep Trueta (IDIBGI) in Salt.

Breaking the stigma around mental illness and stressing the urgency of talking about them without fear or shame. This is what the author Carme Ripoll does in her book "El dilema de viure" (Obrador Editorial). In the book, Ripoll reflects in first person on her relationship with depression, the reasons for thoughts of suicide and the process towards overcoming the disease. The writer will donate the author's profits from the book to La Marató de TV3, which this year is dedicated to mental health.

Obrador Editorial points out that "El dilema de viure" helps to recognize the need to eliminate the stigma of mental illness by speaking openly. In addition, they point out that Ripoll makes an interesting exercise of reflection and self-reflection from a direct prose that appeals directly to empathy and even recognition itself in his words.

The Institute of Biomedical Research of Girona Dr. Josep Trueta (IDIBGI) will host the presentation of "El dilema de viure" this Friday, December 10, at 11:30 am. The event will be attended by the author, Carme Ripoll, accompanied by the coordinator of the Mental Health Day Hospital of the Martí i Julià Hospital Park, Quique García, and the director of IDIBGI, Marga Nadal. The presentation will be open to everyone.

About the author, Carme Ripoll

Carme Ripoll Martínez (Barcelona, 1945) has a degree in Education Sciences and is a writer. Since 2011 she has published four novels, two children's stories and a dozen stories for adults in various compilations and magazines. "El dilema de viure" is her fifth work, her first non-fiction work and also her most personal.


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