The memoir Stay True is a powerful tribute to a friendship cut short by tragedy and to writing as a tool for survival.
Surviving the Tiger Pit: How a Journalist’s Family Story Pushed Her to Report on a Failed Mental Health System
In a moving memoir, journalist Meg Kissinger tells the story of her own family’s struggles with mental illness, and how those experiences fueled her passion to be an investigative reporter and storyteller.
“Watching the protagonists try to solve world-threatening problems made my own feel smaller and easier to handle.” -Kendall Covington, writer
“By reading fantasy fiction, I got to see people like me overcome obstacles I thought impossible.” –Hermes Falcon, writer.
During the pandemic, “our worlds became very small, and fantasy fiction provided this vast opportunity to delve into worlds unknown.”
Damour wants us to realize that stress, irritability and unhappiness are as normal in teens as joy.
The information on eating disorders is often complex, thorny and conflicting. Here are two recent books for parents that can help guide you and your child through this grueling time.
Gabor Maté’s book explores childhood trauma’s devastating impact on people and our society – and what we can do to reverse the damage.
Loneliness is natural, “designed to alert its host to a need, just like sensations of hunger or thirst or exhaustion.”
Author Maia Szalavitz makes a formidable case that embracing harm reduction will help end the opioid overdose epidemic.
“Crying in H Mart” helps a Korean-American family through grievous loss.
In 2014, two 12-year-old girls lured a third into the woods and stabbed her repeatedly. The stabbings tell a tragic story about the deficiencies of the mental health and criminal justice systems in the U.S. – and the terrible things that often happen when they collide. Kathleen Hale tells this story in her new book.