Help Yourself

For your privacy, the following titles are available for you to take without checking them out.  Please return to the book drop slot at the circulation desk when you are finished reading. This is the best way to protect your privacy. Look for the Blue sticker on the spine of the book.


-Rubyfruit Jungle, Brown, Rita Mae

-Some Assembly Required: The Not ­So­ Secret Life of a Transgender Teen, Andrews, Arin


-The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and What You Can Do   About It, Carbonell PhD, David A

-My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic, Michael A.Tompkins

-Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms,Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened, Brosh, Allie

Cutting/Self Harm

-Stopping the Pain: A Workbook for Teens Who Cut and Self Injure, Shapiro PhD, Lawrence

– Cut, McCormick, Patricia


-We All Fall Down: Living with Addiction, Sheff, Nic

-Basketball Junkie: A Memoir, Herren, Chris


-Hope and Other Luxuries: A Mother’s Life with a Daughter’s Anorexia, Dunkle, Clare B.

-Wasted Updated Edition: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia (P.S.),Hornbacher, Marya

-Purge, Littman, Sarah Darer

-Elena Vanishing: A Memoir, Dunkle, Elena


-Boy Meets Depression: Or Life Sucks and Then You Live, Breel, Kevin

-The Disappearing Girl, Wood, Heather Topham

Grief/ Loss

-When a friend dies- a book for teens about grieving and healing Marilyn E. Gootman, Ed.D.

-When bad things happen to good people- the inspirational #1 Best seller – Harold S. Kushner

-The grieving teen- a guide for teenagers and their friends- Helen Fitzgerald

Need to talk to someone? 

Suicide Prevention Line (24/7)

Phone: 877-727-4747 -OR- 800-784-2433

National Planned Parenthood

Phone: 800-656-4673

RAINN (Rape and Battery Hotline) (24 hr)

Phone: 800-230-7526

Trevor Line (crisis line for LGBT youth)

Phone: 800-850-8078

GLBT National Youth Talkline (M-F 1-9 PM PST, Sat 9-2 PST)

Phone: 800-246-7743

National Eating Disorder Association (8:30 – 4:30 PST)

Phone: 800-931-2237

National Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hotline

Phone: 877-437-8422

National STD and AIDS Hotline (24 hr)

Phone: 800-227-8922