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Cait Irwin was diagnosed with major depression at 14. She shares her experiences as a young woman who suffered from a crippling depression but was able to recover with the help of a supportive family and expert care. As well as telling her personal story, the book answers questions about symptoms, treatment, medications and how to deal with depression at school and at home. Written for teens, Monochrome Days also provides insight into adolescent depression for family, friends and educators.

My students are reading this over the summer, I just finished it. So moving. Definitely check it out.

Bud Not Buddy. Lovely story, first person narrative of a resilient orphan during the Great Depression. Newbury Medal.

The Impact of Trauma

Narcissistic abuse is so traumatic that the survivors develop PTSD. The last six years has been so many of these... I'm so glad I'm healing now, building myself into a better me. A stronger me. Knowing that this is what I'm dealing with helps so much.

6 Habits You Don’t Realize Are Making You Broke

Whenever someone asks me, I think about it and make sure what I'm saying is true