Cognevich writes a compelling blueprint for teens and supportive adults to follow in order to identify, understand, and manage depression. She shares her own struggles and anecdotes from the many teens she works with to help readers realize they are not alone. . . . Young adults will be well equipped with the stamina and tenacity needed to process their depression and navigate their way through any situation. A timely guide that offers plentiful, practical resources for high school students.”
Dr. Cognevich approaches depression with experience, grace, and humility. In a surprisingly quick read, the author sets the stage for a discussion of teenage depression then steps back to allow those who have struggled with it to share their insights on triggers, challenges, and successes.
12/3/20: The St. Charles Herald-Guide interviewed author for local book announcement feature; “Local educator releases debut book aimed at helping teens.”