Chains Be Broken is Shannon's story. Labeled a loss cause by her counselor she nevertheless defeated the odds and broke free from cutting, depression, substance abuse, and anorexia. Her story is the story of God's power to break through the depths of darkness and into light. If you're a parent concerned about a troubled child, this book will provide you with pertinent information - legal info, changes in behavior that may indicate problems, what to do and say if suicide is threatened, and how to talk and not talk to your teen. Paperback.
Shannon listened as the counselor talked to her mother. He explained that kids involved with cults have a very low recovery rate. Add anorexia, depression, cutting, and substance abuse, and Shannon was quickly labeled a lost cause. "Be prepared," the counselor told Shannon's mother. "You may lose your daughter." There are no lost causes Chains Be Broken is Shannon's story, told in her own words. Maybe it is your story too, or the story of a child or loved one. The details of Shannon's spiral into the depths of darkness are not for the faint-of-heart- yet her story is full of hope and the power of God to break even the strongest chains that surround a young person's heart.