Author Bio

Reggie Burton’s career includes many diverse titles, including professional journalist, NFL Public Relations Alumni, Casino industry communications executive, business owner, entrepreneur, non-profit board member and now the newest title, Author.

His book, titled This is Depression, is a personal story after losing his son to depression and suicide. Determined to use grief as a powerful tool for change and removing the stigma associated with mental health, R. Avery Burton wrote the book to honor his son, Avery Burton who suffered a major depressive episode in 2017. 

In the process of healing, he rediscovered his passion for story telling and helping others find their voice.