Community Artists Performance Series: Author David Blistein

When:
March 22, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where:
Next Stage
15 Kimball Hill Road
Putney, VT 05346
USA
Cost:
$10. suggested donation
Contact:
Next Stage Arts802 387 - 0102E-mail
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March 22, 7:30 p.m.

Join author David Blistein for a reading and conversation about his book, David’s Inferno, followed by refreshments and a book signing. This book release event is a fundraiser for NSAP and is part of our Community Artists Performance Series.

David’s Inferno combines intensely personal reminiscences of a two-year nervous breakdown with contemporary insights on how Final-Cover-Preview-EditionSmall1-200x300manic-depression manifests and how it is diagnosed and treated. Author David Blistein shares his experiences to shed light on the darkness of depression for fellow travelers as well as those who care about them.

Millions of people suffer from major depressive episodes. All of them want relief but, more importantly, most simply want to know that they are not alone. With gentle wry humor and a compassionate tone, David’s Inferno offers a tale of realization, acceptance, and hope. It is

David Blistein Photograph © Beowulf Sheehan

David Blistein
Photograph © Beowulf Sheehan

neither prescriptive nor opinionated, seeing all forms of therapy as potentially beneficial in the continuum of care.

David’s Inferno is also an ideal book for friends and family of those suffering from depression, helping them to better understand what their loved ones are experiencing.