mental health

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May Book Recommendations: Mental Health

May is National Mental Health Month According to the National Institute of Mental Health… 1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have, or will have a serious mental illness. 11% of youth have a mood disorder 8% of youth have an anxiety disorder 50% of all lifetime cases of mental illness […]

What’s happening this week: Garageband, Mental Health, and DIY Stencils!

Remix-a-lot: GarageBand Workshop Monday April 16th @ 7pm We’ll practice combining digital musical instruments, GarageBand loops, and microphone recordings to create one-of-a-kind remixes.   Teen Health and Wellness Information Session: Mental Health Tuesday April 17th @ 7pm Join us for an important discussion about mental health and how if affects […]

May Book Suggestions: Mental Health

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, here is a list of books in which characters either have a mental illness or have a relationship (family, friend, romantic, etc.) with someone with a mental illness.  And here’s some statistics that explain why reading about mental illness in order to better […]

2015 National Book Award Winner, Young People’s Literature

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman A captivating novel about mental illness that lingers long beyond the last page, Challenger Deep is a heartfelt tour de force by New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman.  Challenger Deep is a deeply powerful and personal novel from one of today’s most admired writers for teens.  Laurie Halse Anderson, […]