A graphic novella in comic book format.
Originally published 1995; 2004 translation by Maria Lundin.
In this book, the author shares personal & unorthodox ways to survive in what can be a cruel world. The book only has one directive & that is “don’t be mean”.
This guide explores some of the issues related to being a teen & experiencing mental health problems & mental illness. The ways in which these issues can affect an adolescent at high school & strategies for dealing with them are discussed.
This booklet is for young people. It suggests ways they can find help if they have a problem or have a friend who may be feeling down or in trouble.
This pamphlet is targeted towards parents as a material resource regarding adolescents & suicide. The pamphlet includes clues to look for in suicidal persons. It also includes general information on mental health, mental disorders, depression, & suicide. The pamphlet also provides examples of fictitious scenarios as to better illustrate clues to look for & strategies […]
This review states that Susan Kuklin’s book gives the reader a glimpse into the thoughts & feelings of teenage suicide survivors. The reviewer states that several messages are very clear: suicide is not a solution; survivors inherit the emotional problems of the deceased & need to deal with their pain; & suicide is preventable. She […]
This handbook is specially designed to help young people cope after the suicide of someone they know. It provides information to help young people recognize & cope with their own grief. Questions they may have about suicide are discussed. Practical information about the first few days following their loss is provided. Myths about suicide are […]
In this book, teens & their parents can learn what self-mutilation is & why people harm themselves. Chapters include: what are self-mutilating behaviours, why does self-mutilation happen, companion problems of self-inflicted violence, the effects of self-mutilating behaviour, treatment options, self-help measures, more severe disorders, & how to help a friend who is self-mutilating. A glossary, […]
This books addresses the special needs of adolescents struggling with loss & presents tools to help them work through their grief. A range of situations in which teens may find themselves grieving a death, whether the cause was old age, terminal illness, school violence or suicide, are covered. Strategies that teens can use to address […]