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My Body in Pieces

illustrated by Marie-Noëlle Hébert, translated by Shelley Tanaka
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: eating disorders & body image, women, depression & mental illness, social topics, self-esteem & self-reliance

A deeply emotional graphic memoir of a young woman’s struggles with self-esteem and body image issues.

All Marie-Noëlle wants is to be thin and beautiful. She wishes that her thighs were slimmer, that her stomach lay flatter. Maybe then her parents wouldn’t make fun of her eating habits at family dinners, the girls at school wouldn’t call her …

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Heads Up

Changing Minds on Mental Health

by Melanie Siebert, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: depression & mental illness, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse, self-esteem & self-reliance

? “Informative, diverse, and highly engaging; a much-needed addition to the realm of mental health.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Featuring real-life stories of people who have found hope and meaning in the midst of life’s struggles, Heads Up: Changing Minds on Mental Health is the go-to guide for teenagers who want to know about mental h …

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The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Teen Anxiety

Activities to Help You Overcome Fears and Worries Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

by Sheri L. Turrell; Christopher McCurry & Mary Bell
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: depression & mental illness

Move past anxiety and discover what really matters to you. Written by three experts in teen mental health, this powerful workbook offers evidence-based activities grounded in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help you cope with anxiety, build resilience, stop avoiding the things you fear, and lead a fuller, happier life.

Anxiety is what we …

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The Bipolar Workbook for Teens

DBT Skills to Help You Control Mood Swings

by Sheri Van Dijk & Karma Guindon
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: depression & mental illness

When you have bipolar disorder, it can sometimes seem like mood swings are keeping you from being the person you want to be. You may alternate between feelings of depression and overexcitement even though what you really want is to find a healthy balance between the two. This easy-to-use workbook presents a set of skills you can learn that will hel …

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