Self-Help

 Help Yourself

For your privacy the following titles are available for you to take without checking them out.  Please return to the shelf when you are finished reading. Look for the purple sticker on the spine of the book.

LGBTQ:

-Rubyfruit Jungle, Brown, Rita Mae

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

Anxiety/Stress

-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

Addiction

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

-Basketball Junkie: A Memoir, Herren, Chris

Anorexia/Bulimia

-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

Depression

-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
Website: http://www.didihirsch.org/spc

National Planned Parenthood

Phone: 800-656-4673
Website: plannedparenthood.org

RAINN (Rape and Battery Hotline) (24 hr)

Phone: 800-230-7526
Website: rainn.org

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
Website: glnh.org

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

Phone: 800-931-2237
Website: nationaleatingdisorders.org

National Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hotline

Phone: 877-437-8422
Website: drug-rehabs.org

National STD and AIDS Hotline (24 hr)

Phone: 800-227-8922
Website: ashastd.org