Resources for Parents and Teens on Social/Emotional Wellness
Through personal interviews and thorough research, this book explains the symptoms of depression as a disorder and offers suggestions for seeking help and receiving treatment.
Through interviews with professionals as well as those in the LGBTQ community, readers can learn not only the definition of each of the words in this acronym, but also what it means on a greater scale. This text will provide teens with answers to many of their questions about sexuality and create a dialogue through which they can learn to accept each other and themselves.
This book discusses the symptoms of anorexia, explains risk factors for the disease, and offers advice on getting healthy.
This book discusses the symptoms of bulimia, explains risk factors for the disease, and offers advice on eating in a healthy manner.
Explores the issues surrounding cyberbullying, bullying through the Internet, by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
This book covers how stress is manifested physically, coping solutions for dealing with these issues, when to reach out for help, and profiles of individuals who have struggled with and overcome problems with stress and anxiety.
Through expert advice and firsthand accounts from teens, readers can learn the warning signs of suicidal behavior, and how best to help others or themselves.
In this book, readers learn how they can identify and help a friend who is suffering from depression. Written in a compassionate tone, this guide separates out fact from fiction.
In this book, readers learn how to spot the warning signs of an abusive relationship, how to be supportive of a friend who needs help, and what kind of resources are available to both the helper and the victim.
In this book, readers learn the signs of abuse for various drugs, along with reasons for abuse, how to confront the friend, and how to encourage treatment. This title teaches an important and especially relevant lesson: drug recovery lasts a lifetime but addiction doesn’t have to.
In this book, readers learn how the pressures of school, dating, and athletics contribute to body image issues and why teens are vulnerable. It explores eating disorders that people commonly have and how they are treated.
This book helps readers navigate the warning signs of addiction and how to cope with overcoming it. Includes resources and destigmatizes the disease so that users can find the proper help and support they need to break their dependency and stay sober.
This educational resource defines the various issues that can arise for teens with access to smartphones, tablets, and other handy computerized devices. It provides ample resources for those who have a problem or know someone who needs their help.
This book guides teens--whether they are survivors, friends of survivors, or confused or concerned citizens--through the process of what to do if they are raped, how to begin the process of recovery, and how to stay safe in an attempt to prevent a rape from occuring
This book debunks popular myths surrounding sexual abuse and provides resources where survivors and loved ones can turn for help. It teaches how to identify and confront sexual abuse; its long-term effects; and how to move forward in the aftermath.
This book educates teens about suicide risk factors, suicidal thoughts, and how to cope with them.
This book introduces readers to some of the many gender identities a person can have, such as trans man, trans woman, gender fluid, bigender, or two-spirit. It covers bodies beyond the gender binary as well as the differences between gender expression, gender identity, and sexuality, and addresses transphobia and cissexism and the discrimination and mistreatment that trans people face and the support that trans communities can provide.
Living with Anxiety Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with anxiety disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.
Living with Depression features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with depression during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.
Provides all the information teens need to understand stress, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention. Focuses on the emotional and physical effects of stress, why teens are at risk for stress-related problems, and how to address stress with lifestyle changes.
Examines the issues surrounding self-injury, a way that some people cope with serious psychological distress and overwhelming emotional pain. Self-injury includes cutting, burning, hitting, scraping, or any sort of deliberate wounding of the skin and tissue.
This guide will help young women make sense of sexual abuse and sexual assault issues, emphasizing that the victim is never to blame. Readers will be armed with crucial information that will help them know what to do if it happens to them or their friends or loved ones.
Teens who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender face unique challenges. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full color illustrations this title examines questions such as, What Issues Do LGBT Teens Have with Identity?; What Issues Do LGBT Teens Face at School?; What Issues Do LGBT Teens Face in Society?; and What Types of Help and Support Are Available to LGBT Teens?.
This book examines the nature of teen suicide, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.
This book examines research that shows an alarming number of teens intentionally harm themselves by cutting, burning, bruising, or other methods, which is usually a symptom of deep emotional turmoil.