A Journey Through the Trenches of Depression Begins in New Book

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“On the Battle Field of Depression” by author Jennifer Hume’s is a collection of deep and meaningful poems that summarizes the rise and fall of depression through the Author’s eyes.

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Research reveals that one in five people in Australia suffer with Depression. Not all are diagnosed and suffer in silence, and not knowing where to go for help. These are the people who suffer from feelings of despair, misery and guilt. It is crucial that the message gets out there that help is available, and reading On the Battle Field of Depression by author Jennifer Hume would be a good start.

In free-verse poetry fashion, On the Battle Field of Depression traces the author’s journey with depression, and its stages from feeling blue, to the depths of darkness, then to a more positive mood. Though not cured, she is now able to recognize the road blocks to wellness. This book unravels an accurate account of Hume’s battle with this insidious illness, which summarizes the rise and fall of depression and tracks the author’s recurring mental illness, through the struggles in the dark, to finding light that brightens a world where the mental illness millstone is momentarily lifted.

In On the Battle Field of Depression, the author has written poetic pieces that offer strength and courage to those who have mental health issues to keep going on their own journey toward wellness. It may help them make it through the trenches of depression and live a life of purpose and meaning.

For more information on this book, interested parties can log on to http://www.Xlibris.com.au.

About the Author

Jennifer Hume grew up in Victoria, Australia. At age 20, she joined the Army Reserve where she served 9 years in the Transport Corps. During this time she studied Business Management. After her discharge from the Army, she started to use her skills in many roles where she finally found her way into the Secondary School Education system, but due to recurring depression she retired, which gave her time to heal and reconnect with herself, then sit down and write her first book.

On the Battle Field of Depression * by Jennifer Hume
A Personal Journey Through the Trenches of Depression
Publication Date: April 25, 2013
Trade Paperback; AU$29.99; 239 pages; 978-1-4836-1368-0
Trade Hardback; AU$49.99; 239 pages; 978-1-4836-1369-7
Ebook; AU$9.95; 978-1-4836-1370-3

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at 1-800-618-969. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (02) 8088 6078 or call 1-800-618-969.

Xlibris books can be purchased at Xlibris bookstore. For more information, contact Xlibris at 1-800-618-969 or on the web at http://www.Xlibris.com.au.

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