Cheryl Story Reaches Out to Depression Sufferers in New Book

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Author chronicles her struggle with depression in ‘The Ghost Next Store’

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After dealing with a traumatic depression, explains Story, I personally realized that people dismiss this subject. Depression needs to be dealt with and talked about.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 14.8 million adults suffer from a depressive disorder in the United States. Cheryl Story was one of those people. Her new book, “The Ghost Next Door: How I Survived a Traumatic Depression and Came Out the Other Side!” (published by Balboa Press), accurately shows readers what it is like to live with depression and provides encouragement and hope for those currently dealing with it.

“After dealing with a traumatic depression,” explains Story, “I personally realized that people dismiss this subject. Depression needs to be dealt with and talked about.”

For Story, depression was the result of several events and terrible circumstances that left her feeling alone and unhappy. She felt empty, as though she was no longer herself, but Story was not going to let depression get the better of her. By facing her problem and seeking out help, she realized how many people cared for her and the inner strength she never knew she possessed.

Story personally describes the book as, “a very personal and telling account of what depression does to one’s life.”

“The Ghost Next Door”
By Cheryl Story
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5in | 48 pages | ISBN 9781452577739
E-Book | 48 pages | ISBN 9781452577746
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Cheryl Story has a B.A. in English literature from Ellis College of New York Institute of Technology. She works at Security Finance in Waynesville, N.C. Her dream is to have the freedom to write all the time, which is her passion. Her belief is: everyone needs to find his or her bliss and scatter it everywhere. Story has previously published, “The Things I Know Are True”.

Balboa Press, a division of Hay House, Inc. – a leading provider in publishing products that specialize in self-help and the mind, body, and spirit genres. Through an alliance with indie book publishing leader Author Solutions, Inc., authors benefit from the leadership of Hay House Publishing and the speed-to-market advantages of the self-publishing model. For more information, visit balboapress.com. To start publishing your book with Balboa Press, call 877-407-4847 today. For the latest, follow @balboapress on Twitter.

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