Wise beyond her years, 18 year old Samantha Sullivan, an aspiring psychiatrist, and Valedictorian of her high school, continues volunteering at Sawyer House, the teen and young adult crisis center, where she is a peer counselor with her friend Derek, the college psychology major who acts as her adviser.

With Collins away in Europe, and Sam back with her family before she heads off for college, Sam is forced to confront her past.Confronting her past requires all the support she can get, and when she thinks it is harder than she thinks, help for her comes from the most unexpected place.