Depression is both a medical and social construct cutting short the lives of young people in their prime. It is a global concern that cuts across education, race, ethnicity, and socio-economic factors. It results from the inability to cope with the inevitable challenges of life and has the propensity to kill lofty dreams and ideas of great minds. The grave has been enriched with untapped talents and skills of great individuals who threw in the towel in the face of crisis. Depression is a venom feared because of its major complication; which is suicide but the good news is that it can be nipped in the bud early with the right keys. In Overcoming Depression, The author enlightened readers on how to prevent depression as well as promote and protect their health using a holistic approach. She shares her experience about her numerous challenges in life and how she was able to successfully swim against the tide of depression while converting her challenges as stepping stones to greatness.

The author tackled depression in her book by addressing the various stakeholders responsible to promote the mental health and well-being of adolescents and young people, by highlighting their critical roles. This is essential work for anyone who wants to develop resilience skills and gain mastery of converting their crisis into the springboard for greatness.