It has been said that depression is "the common cold of mental illness." This book was written because of the large number of adolescents the author sees, in her role as a professional counselor, who the medications' troublesome side effects. The book sets forth many debilitating effects of both chronic fatigue syndrome and various levels of depression. This is not a clinical book-it is a self-help book. It does not take the place of a professional counselor, physician or psychiatrist, but it tells everything the author wants her clients, students, and readers to know about overcoming Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epstein-Barr Virus and Candida.