Alyse King is the mother of four courageous children, one wonderful son and three delightful daughters. She is also a grandmother of one beautiful granddaughter and four adorable grandsons.For over two decades, Alyse has tirelessly cared for her sick son and daughter. She has successfully helped them cope with their illnesses and reintegrate into society by retraining them to live independently and become financially self-reliant. "My 140 Ways Coping with Mental Illnesses," tells how Alyse found ways to cope with her children's mental illnesses.Alyse's happiness at her ability to help her son and daughter recover has encouraged her to share the "recovery techniques" she used by writing "A… Letter to Schizophrenia From A Mother." It tells how she rebuilt her children's lives by helping them with skills that are necessary for coping, managing daily in-home routines, adhering to medical reminders, as well as the increasing joy she felt after each hurdle that marked their movement beyond mental illness. Alyse also wrote "Soft Skills Training for the Mentally Challenged: How I Prepared my Son and Daughter with Self Development and Job Readiness Skills." The Workbook provides continuing education and training for returning to employment or becoming financially independent. It shares the systematic techniques that she used in helping her children develop personal skills and skills for hunting for a job and securing the job.The experiences gained as the mother of two children who are successfully recovering from mental illness, as well as being their full time caregiver, instructor and re-trainer, has enabled her to accumulate many years' of expertise. Additionally, her prior experience as a Trainer in the private sector has added necessary, unique tools for writing, "A Letter to Schizophrenia," its accompanying Workbook "Soft Skills Training for the Mentally Challenged," and her "140 Ways Coping with Mental Illnesses."Alyse spent her childhood growing up on a beautiful island in the Caribbean. While on the island, she attended two private training centers and learned business skills. After her training, she moved to Indiana when she was 21 years old, married and became a mother as well as a homemaker. Later, she relocated to Southern California.Alyse resides in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina. Her son and youngest daughter also live in North Carolina. Her other two daughters and grandchildren remain in Southern California.