November 18, 2017

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#MHYALit: Shattered Illusions: Growing up with a Bipolar Father, a guest post by Kim Baccellia

“What’s wrong with Dad?” No one spoke out loud about my father’s strange behavior, but I knew something wasn’t quite right with him.  My question would be answered with either silence or in a lowered voice, “We don’t discuss that.”   There were days he’d be like a helium balloon, filled with so much air […]

Tackling Mental Health Through YA Lit

How to foster a culture of empathy and help youth who are facing mental health challenges, with advice on educating staff and helping teens access information. Includes recommended YA titles that address topics from addiction to self-harm.

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