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Fighting the Monster:
Teens Write About Confronting Emotional Issues and Getting Help


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Best Young Adult Book for a Specialized Audience, Association of Educational Publishers

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Introduction by Dr. Francine Cournos, Prof. of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center

Help teens open up in group and individual counseling sessions. These 49 first-hand perspectives show teens how their peers have managed mental health challenges and benefitted from mental health supports. The questions that accompany each story help teens identify their strengths and supports. Topics include: Cutting, depression, bereavement, substance abuse, and more. Also includes 10 teen-friendly interviews with mental health professionals.

“I was moved and inspired by the teens’ stories. Staff can use them to help teens cope and better understand their struggles.”
—Sister Paulette LoMonaco, Executive Director, Good Shepherd Services

Weight3.5 lbs

10.5 x 11.5 inches







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