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Gratz, Kim L.

Summary: Help for cutting and other forms of self-harm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 GRA

Foley, Jessie Ann

Summary: Mia is officially a Troubled Teen--she gets bad grades, drinks too much, and has probably gone too far with too many guys. But she doesn't realize how out of control she seems until she is taken from her home in the middle of the night and sent away to Red Oak Academy, a therapeutic girls' boarding school in the middle of nowhere. While there, Mia is forced to confront her painful past at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FOL

Whitlock, Janis

Summary: Parents who discover a teen's self-injurious behavior are gripped by uncertainty and flooded with questions - Why is my child doing this? Is this a suicide attempt? What did I do wrong? What can I do to stop it? And yet basic educational resources for parents with self-injuring children are sorely lacking. Healing after Self-Injury provides desperately-needed guidance to parents and others who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 WHI

Summary: Everybody has heard about when Vincent van Gogh looked into a mirror and cut into his own ear. Bernadette Murphy, an independent researcher, has uncovered definitive evidence which reveals exactly what happened that night, and how it ultimately shaped van Gogh's remarkable art. Murphy's detective work finally provides answers to the mystery that has divided art historians for decades.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEC

Summary: During a blackout, a woman is found murdered in the middle of the Oresund Bridge, on the border between Sweden and Denmark. Police from both countries are called to the scene, and what looks like one murder turns out to be two. It's a spectacular double murder: the bodies have been brutally cut in half at the waist and put together to form a single corpse. Half of the body belongs to a Swedish...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BRI

Summary: Los Angeles teenager and overachiever Tracy is an excellent student in her seventh grade class and gets along well with her mother, Melanie. She fears that she's not cool enough to be friends with Evie, the most popular girl in school. Fueled with genuine adolescent energy, Tracy follows Evie's lead into the harsh realities of sex, drugs, and hard-edged adventure. Consumed with temptations and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THI

Glasgow, Kathleen

Summary: As she struggles to recover and survive, seventeen-year-old homeless Charlotte "Charlie" Davis cuts herself to dull the pain of abandonment and abuse.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GLA

Hollander, Michael

Summary: "Tens of thousands of worried parents have turned to this authoritative guide for the facts about the growing problem of teen self-injury--and what they can do to make it stop. Michael Hollander is a leading expert on the most effective treatment approach for cutting, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Vivid stories illustrate how out-of-control emotions lead some teens to hurt themselves, how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Guilford Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 HOL

Levenkron, Steven

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8582 LEV

Diop, David

Summary: "A 'Chocolat' soldier with the French army during World War I, Senegalese Alfa Ndiaye's friend Mademba Diop is in the same regiment. Injured in battle, Diop begs Alfa to kill him and spare him the pain of a long and agonizing death in No Man's Land. Unable to commit this mercy killing, madness creeps into Alfa's mind. He sees this refusal as cowardice. To avenge the death of his friend and find...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC DIO

Summary: A reporter confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to cover a violent murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SHA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Bowman, Susan C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: YouthLight, Inc. 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.928 Bowman

Glasgow, Kathleen

Summary: As she struggles to recover and survive, seventeen-year-old homeless Charlotte "Charlie" Davis cuts herself to dull the pain of abandonment and abuse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GLA

Strong, Marilee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8582 STR

Van Dijk, Sheri

Summary: If you self-harm, you should know that you aren't alone. There are lots of reasons people turn to self-harming behaviors; whether you do control in your life, or just feel something -- anything -- other than numb, there are safer and healthier ways to find emotional relief. This workbook can help. With this powerful and compassionate workbook as your guide, you'll learn how to work through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 616.85 VAN

Baker, Jo.

Summary: "An honest, affecting work of fiction about a young woman's search for her place in the world, Offcomer is the powerful first novel from the acclaimed author of Longbourn. Against the backdrop of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, recent Oxford graduate Claire is a mess. She's trapped in a disastrous relationship with a young academic, working a dead end job, stunned by the emergence of secrets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAK

Boteju, Tanya

Summary: Since her parents died in an accident Daya Wijesinghe survived, bruises have become a way to keep her pain on the surface of her skin so she doesn't need to deal with the ache deep in her heart. When chance brings her to a roller derby bout, Daya is hooked. Yes, the rules are confusing and the sport seems to require the kind of teamwork and human interaction Daya generally avoids, but the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BOT

Forbes, Leslie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M FOR

LeFavour, Cree.

Summary: "Describes a [self-harming] woman's charged attachment to a mental health professional and the dangerous compulsion to keep him in her life at all costs"--Amazon.com. "As a young college graduate a year into treatment with a psychiatrist, Cree LeFavour began to organize her days around the cruel, compulsive logic of self-harm: with each newly lit cigarette, the world would drop away as her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEFAVOUR, CREE LEF

Sheinmel, Alyssa B.

Summary: Paralyzed by grief, Moira feels punished when her parents send her to a therapeutic boarding school in Maine where she meets eleven other troubled girls and gradually begins to understand her parents' true intentions behind sending her there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC SHE

Evenson, Brian

Summary: Forcibly recruited into an underground religious cult in order to solve a murder, a detective weaves through a maze of lies, threats, and misinformation involving stakes that are much higher than he anticipated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVE

Summary: The custom of female circumcision faces growing opposition in Africa. This program presents multiple perspectives on the issue, interviewing health care personnel, professional circumcisers, women who have undergone the ritual, and men who are against it. Examining medical and emotional problems that follow genital mutilation, the video also features signs of positive change, including a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Thunberg, Greta

Summary: "The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations. In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the climate crisis. Her actions sparked a global movement, inspiring millions of students to go on strike...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179 THU

Summary: In Africa, views on sex vary widely from conservative to liberal and from traditional to progressive. Topics covered in this program include gay rights, protected under the law only in post-apartheid South Africa; the practices of female genital excision and "dry sexual intercourse"-each described in detail-as they relate to severe female health issues and the violation of a woman's right to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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