News at Northeastern article by David Harbeck
You might not expect a cookbook to help people cope with anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders, but that’s exactly what Northeastern graduate Dayna Altman has created.
Altman’s book, “Bake It Till You Make It,” features recipes and stories from more than 40 people who have overcome personal hardships including mental health struggles, physical injury, and personal loss. Each contributor shares one story along with one baking recipe.
“Food is something that unifies us and is easy to talk about,” says Altman, who graduated from Northeastern with a bachelor’s degree in human services in 2015 and then returned to the university to get her master’s degree in public health in 2018. “But we tend to shy away from talking about mental health. This cookbook is meant to help connect people to the topic.”
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