When Nothing Matters Anymore: A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens

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Bev Cobain

Free Spirit

145 pages. $14.95.

If there is a “light” way to broach the subjects of depression and suicide, Cobain seems to have found it. The cousin of legendary rocker Kurt Cobain, who suffered from bipolar disorder and killed himself in 1994, the author presents an easily understood and nonjudgmental discussion of what depression means, the types of depression, and how young people can help themselves or talk with others about it. Cobain has provided a nice pass-along read for youth workers who might suspect depression in a young person. (612) 338-2068, http://www.freespirit.com