You're Not Alone: Teen Mental Health and Wellness

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Dear Teen Me
How many times have you looked back on your teenage years and cringed, wishing you could offer your younger self some guidance? This book of nearly 70 letters by top young adult authors -- including bestselling writers Lauren Oliver, Ellen Hopkins, and Nancy Holder -- does just that.
Don't Call Me Crazy by  Kelly Jensen
To understand mental health, we need to talk openly about it. This collection explores a wide range of topics, from the authors' personal experiences with mental illness and understanding how our brains are wired, to exploring the do's and don'ts of talking about mental health.
Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens by  MSW Sheri Van Dijk
Let's face it: life gives you plenty of reasons to get angry, sad, scared, and frustrated--and those feelings are okay. But sometimes it can feel like your emotions are taking over, spinning out of control with a mind of their own. To make matters worse, these overwhelming emotions might be interfering with school, causing trouble in your relationships, and preventing you from reaching your goals and enjoying your teen years. Now a teen self-help classic,Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens has already helped thousands of teens take charge of their emotions using proven-effective dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills. This fully revised and updated second edition provides even more strategies for managing difficult feelings, and includes new information on how to accept your emotions, body-based practices for finding calm, and tips to help you identify the things in life that make you feel happy and fulfilled.This book offers easy techniques to help you: Stay calm and mindful in times of crisis Effectively manage out-of-control emotions Reduce the pain of intense emotions Get along with family and friends If you're ready to take control of your emotions, be the best version of you, and reach your goals, this workbook has everything you need to get started today.
Heads Up : Changing Minds on Mental Health by  Melanie Sieber
This nonfiction book for teen readers is a guide to understanding mental health and coping with mental illness, trauma and recovery. It features real-life stories of resilient teens and highlights innovative approaches to mental-health challenges.
Positively Teen: A Practical Guide to a More Positive, More Confident You by  Nicola Morgan
Teaches teenagers how to approach their adolescent years with optimism and understanding, giving them the skills they need to develop long-term well-being
Rewire Your Anxious Brain: Using CBT, Neuroscience, and Mindfulness to Help You End Anxiety, Panic, and Worry by  and Micah Ioffe Debra Kissen
Anxiety is a huge problem among today's teens-that's why teens need tangible tips and tools they can use every day to manage fears, stress, and worry. In Rewire Your Anxious Brain for Teens, four anxiety specialists offer practical and essential skills grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), neuroscience, and mindfulness to help teen readers "rewire" their anxious brain and get back to living their lives
Teens Guide to Managing Stress and Anxiety by  Barbara Sheen
Stress and anxiety are common mental health issues in teens. Teen Guide to Managing Stress and Anxiety explores the causes and effects of stress and anxiety on teens' lives. It provides practical, easy to follow strategies on managing these emotions, with personal accounts and advice from experts.
The Resilient Teen: 10 Key Skills to Bounce Back From Setbacks and Turn Stress Into Success by  PhD Sheela Raja
More than ever, teens need tools to manage stress and increase resilience. Based on the latest research in psychology and neuroscience, The Resilient Teen offers ten key skills to help readers bounce back from difficult situations, deal with difficult emotions, and cultivate a sense of joy, even in the face of modern-day stressors
The Self-Compassionate Teen: Mindfulness & Compassion Skills to Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice by  PhD Karen Bluth
Teens can be extremely self-critical, and are often nicer to others than they are to themselves. In The Self-Compassionate Teen, psychologist Karen Bluth offers powerful, everyday self-compassion and mindfulness tools to help teen readers overcome self-judgment, stop comparing themselves to others, and cultivate the courage to be themselves
The Social Media Workbook for Teens by  Goali Saedi Bocci
Social media has drastically changed how we communicate with one another. In many ways this is a good thing. For example, it's easier than ever to stay connected to family and friends who live far away. But social media can also become addictive, stressful, and even alienating. If you're like many teens, you probably check your smartphone several times throughout the day to stay up to date on the news from friends. But what happens when you're so worried about missing the latest posts on your feed that you end up missing out on real life adventures and connections? Grounded in evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), this unique and relatable workbook will help you manage the stress and anxiety that can result from excessive screen time. You'll discover how to choose friends over followers, find tips for navigating cyberbullying, and discover new ways to get back in touch with your own life--without your smartphone or other devices. Social media has an important place in your life--but it shouldn't rule your life. It's also important to remember that the "highlight reels" you see of your friends' lives aren't necessarily the "real" truth. If you're ready to reduce social media stress, gain confidence in yourself, and become more engaged in the world around you, this workbook will show you how.
Updated 08/13/2021