An inspirational new book, Poetry from the Heart, which renews the hope for victims of depression has been officially launched. The book is written totally from the author’s heart, in a raw fashion, dealing openly and honestly about a personal battle with depression. Globally, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression. In the UK,approximately 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem each year. The book is divided into four chapters – Battling Depression, Love & Family, Life after Death and Nature & Life. The author, Lee Barker, 37, a bespoke furniture maker, is married to Emily and the couple live in Birmingham with their two sons, ages 9 and 2. Lee talks in depth, in his book, about losing his disabled aunt, Janine, and the impact this had on him, as well as on his children. Lee said that his aunt Janine, who sadly died on New Year’s Eve three years ago, was his hero, "a very special lady,” he said. The book, which features a series of great poems, is available via Amazon for £4.90.