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TOUGH ISSUES: Upside Down, Inside Out: Mental and Emotional Disorders

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A blue so dark Teen Book A blue so dark

Schindler, Holly, 1977-
TEEN SCHINDL

As Missouri fifteen-year-old Aura struggles alone to cope with the increasingly severe symptoms of her mother's schizophrenia, she wishes only for a normal life, but fears that her artistic ability and genes will one day result in her own insanity.

Schizophrenia




My anxious mind Teen Book My anxious mind

Tompkins, Michael A.
TEEN 618.9285 TOMPKIN

A teen's guide to managing anxiety and panic.

Anxiety




The butterfly clues Teen Book The butterfly clues

Ellison, Kate.
TEEN ELLISON

Having experienced compulsive behavior all her life, Lo's symptoms are getting her into trouble when she witnesses a murder while wandering dangerous quarters of Cleveland, Ohio, collecting things that do not belong to her, obsessing about her brother's death.

OCD




Dirty little secrets Teen Book Dirty little secrets

Omololu, Cynthia Jaynes.
TEEN OMOLOLU

When her unstable mother dies unexpectedly, sixteen-year-old Lucy must take control and find a way to keep the long-held secret of her mother's compulsive hoarding from being revealed to friends, neighbors, and especially the media.

Compulsive hoarding




The half-life of planets : a novel Teen Book The half-life of planets : a novel

Franklin, Emily.
TEEN FRANKLI

An unlikely romance develops between a science-minded girl who is determined to reclaim her reputation and a boy with Asperger's Syndrome.

Autism Spectrum




OCD, the dude, and me : a novel Teen Book OCD, the dude, and me : a novel

Vaughn, Lauren Roedy.
TEEN VAUGHN

Danielle Levine stands out even at her alternative high school--in appearance and attitude--but when her scathing and sometimes raunchy English essays land her in a social skills class, she meets Daniel, another social misfit who may break her resolve to keep everyone at arm's length.

OCD




The impossible knife of memory Teen Book The impossible knife of memory

Anderson, Laurie Halse.
TEEN ANDERSO

Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown to try a 'normal' life, but the horrors he saw in the war threaten to destroy their lives.

PTSD




Chasing shadows Teen Book Chasing shadows

Avasthi, Swati.
TEEN AVASTHI

Before: Corey, Holly, and Savitri are one unit-- fast, strong, inseparable. Together they turn Chicago concrete and asphalt into a freerunner's jungle gym, ricocheting off walls, scaling buildings, leaping from rooftop to rooftop. But acting like a superhero doesn't make you bulletproof. After: Holly and Savitri are coming unglued. Holly says she's chasing Corey's killer, chasing revenge. Savitri fears Holly's just running wild-- and leaving her behind. Friends should stand by each other in times of crisis. But can you hold on too tight? Too long?

PTSD




When I was the greatest Teen Book When I was the greatest

Reynolds, Jason.
TEEN REYNOLD

Ali lives in Bed-Stuy, a Brooklyn neighborhood known for guns and drugs, but he and his sister, Jazz, and their neighbors, Needles and Noodles, stay out of trouble until they go to the wrong party, where one gets badly hurt and another leaves with a target on his back.

Tourette syndrome




OCD love story Teen Book OCD love story

Haydu, Corey Ann.
TEEN HAYDU

In an instant, Bea felt almost normal with Beck, and as if she could fall in love again, but things change when the psychotherapist who has been helping her deal with past romantic relationships puts her in a group with Beck--a group for teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

OCD




Perfect : a novel book Perfect : a novel

Joyce, Rachel.
FIC JOYCE

In the aftermath of a life-shattering accident in the English countryside in 1972, twelve-year-old Byron Hemming struggles with events that his mother does not seem to remember and embarks on a journey to discover what really did or did not happen.

OCD




Lexapros and cons Teen Book Lexapros and cons

Karo, Aaron.
TEEN KARO

Realizing that his OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) is out of control, seventeen-year-old Chuck Taylor, who wants to win his best friend back and impress a new girl at school, tries to break some hardcore habits, face his demons--and get messy.

OCD




Counting by 7s Juvenile Book Counting by 7s

Sloan, Holly Goldberg, 1958-
J SLOAN

Twelve-year-old genius and outsider Willow Chance must figure out how to connect with other people and find a surrogate family for herself after her parents are killed in a car accident.

Autism Spectrum




Marcelo in the real world Teen Book Marcelo in the real world

Stork, Francisco X.
TEEN STORK

Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces new challenges, including romance and injustice, when he goes to work for his father in the mailroom of a corporate law firm.

Autism Spectrum




Playing Tyler Teen Book Playing Tyler

Costa, T. L.
TEEN COSTA

Tyler MacCandless is looking at a bleak future. With his father dead and his mother mentally checked out, Tyler is responsible for his older brother Brandon who's in rehab for heroin abuse--again. With no skills to speak of outside of playing video games, a fast food future is all but a certainty. That is, until the day Tyler's mentor Rick asks him to test a new video game. A good enough score can earn him a place in flight school. But then Brandon goes missing, and Tyler discovers the game is far more than it seems.

ADD/ADHD




The museum of intangible things Teen Book The museum of intangible things

Wunder, Wendy, author.
TEEN WUNDER

Best friends Hannah and Zoe, seventeen, leave their down-and-out New Jersey town and drive west chasing storms, making new friends, and seeking the intangibles--audacity, insouciance, happiness--that their lives have lacked.

Bipolar




Compulsion Teen Book Compulsion

Ayarbe, Heidi.
TEEN AYARBE

Poised to lead his high school soccer team to its third straight state championship, seventeen-year-old star player Jake Martin struggles to keep hidden his nearly debilitating obsessive-compulsive disorder.

OCD




Th1rteen r3asons why : a novel Teen Book Th1rteen r3asons why : a novel

Asher, Jay, 1975-
TEEN ASHER

When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.

Depression




The chance you won't return Teen Book The chance you won't return

Cardi, Annie, author.
TEEN CARDI

High school student Alex Winchester struggles to hold her life together in the face of her mother's threatening delusions about being Amelia Earhart.

Depression




The namesake Teen Book The namesake

Parlato, Steven.
TEEN PARLATO

Since the shock of his young father's suicide last spring, Evan no longer cares about the future. Despite his mother's encouragement and the steadfast companionship of his best friend, Alexis, Evan is mired in rage and bitterness. Good memories seem ludicrous when the present holds no hope. Then Evan's grandmother hands him the key--literally, a key--to a locked trunk that his father hid when he was the same age as Evan is now. Digging into the trunk and the small-town secrets it uncovers, Evan can begin to face who his father really was, and why even the love of his son could not save him.

PTSD




Try not to breathe Teen Book Try not to breathe

Hubbard, Jennifer R.
TEEN HUBBARD

The summer Ryan is released from a mental hospital following his suicide attempt, he meets Nicki, who gets him to share his darkest secrets while hiding secrets of her own.

Depression




Silhouetted by the blue Teen Book Silhouetted by the blue

Jones, Traci L.
TEEN JONES

After the death of her mother in an automobile accident, seventh-grader Serena, who has gotten the lead in her middle school play, is left to handle the day-to-day challenges of caring for herself and her younger brother when their father cannot pull himself out of his depression.

Depression




Hold still Teen Book Hold still

LaCour, Nina.
TEEN LACOUR

Ingrid didn't leave a note. Three months after her best friend's suicide, Caitlin finds what she left instead: a journal, hidden under Caitlin's bed.

Depression




Lovely, dark and deep Teen Book Lovely, dark and deep

McNamara, Amy.
TEEN MCNAMAR

In the aftermath of a car accident that kills her boyfriend and throws her carefully planned future into complete upheaval, high school senior Wren retreats to the deep woods of Maine to live with the artist father she barely knows and meets a boy who threatens to pull her from her safe, hard-won exile.

Depression




By the time you read this, I'll be dead Teen Book By the time you read this, I'll be dead

Peters, Julie Anne.
TEEN PETERS

High school student Daelyn Rice, who has been bullied throughout her school career and has more than once attempted suicide, again makes plans to kill herself, in spite of the persistent attempts of an unusual boy to draw her out.

Depression




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