In Put Away The Razor: Surviving Suicidal Thoughts and Beating Back Depression One Day at a Time, Kassman describes her own battle with depression.
She describes how she overcame depression, and provides depression management techniques and resources. This is both for fellow sufferers and well as loved ones seeking to understand the depression and suicidal feelings their loved one is experiencing.
Depression in the United States is still commonly treated as an imaginary disorder even though the Depression Alliance states that it is very common. Depression affects 1 in 5 people at some point during their lifetime.