Robert D. Bowker is a husband, father, grandfather, long-time teacher, minister, writer, and sufferer with clinical depression. A stay in the mental health ward of a local hospital motivated him to advance awareness of mental illness by creating characters and stories inspired by the people and situations he encountered. Please watch for future publications in the Stories from the Psych Ward series. You may also visit his blog at http://rdbowker.org.
on July 26, 2012 :
I would recommend this story to anyone who has a family member suffering from depression. It shows a very real side to treatment, and shows realistic characters that a reader can't help but fear and hope for.
(review of free book)