“Escape from Dark Places” tells the author’s personal story of how she and her son battled anxiety and depression. The author takes you on a journey to answer questions such as, How big is the problem? Why is the number of those suffering trending upward? And how can we help reverse the trend and stop the stigma? The author takes a cross-disciplinary approach, drawing on history, psychology, science, and philosophy, to construct a viable solution. “Escape from Dark Places” provides the background and framework for change, with practical guidelines for engaging young people and their parents, grandparents, mentors, and church leaders in effective intergenerational dialogue.