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Raja, Sheela

Summary: Your trauma doesn't need to define you. In The PTSD Survival Guide for Teens , trauma specialist Sheela Raja-along with her teen daughter Jaya Ashrafi-offers evidence-based skills to help you find strength, confidence, and resilience in the aftermath of trauma. If you've experienced trauma or suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the world can seem like a very frightening place....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 616.85 Raj

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616.8521 RAJ

Summary: A film that investigates new and controversial techniques and methods for treating PTSD but more than that, it is a look into the lives of veterans in America today. It is an authentic portrayal of veterans today in America and their bitter combat to overcome drug addiction, criminal issues, and their individual struggles with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Through investigation and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MIL

Scheeringa, Michael S.

Summary: A compassionate and accessible guide for parents whose children have experienced traumatic or life-threatening events written by one of the foremost authorities on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents. Dr. Scheeringa understands the desperation many parents feel and explains the impact of trauma, simplifies the science into layman’s terms, debunks the myths, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Central Recovery Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.92 SCH

Wilson, Carter

Summary: "How far are you willing to go for Mister Tender? At fourteen, Alice Hill was viciously attacked by two of her classmates and left to die. The teens claim she was a sacrifice for a man called Mister Tender, but that could never be true: Mister Tender doesn't exist. His sinister character is pop-culture fiction, created by Alice's own father in a series of popular graphic novels. Over a decade...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Morris, David J.

Summary: "In the tradition of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Noonday Demon, a moving, eye-opening exploration of PTSD. Just as polio loomed over the 1950s, and AIDS stalked the 1980s and '90s, posttraumatic stress disorder haunts us in the early years of thetwenty-first century. Over a decade into the United States' "global war on terror," PTSD afflicts as many as 30 percent of the conflict's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8521 MOR

Dang Nghiem

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Learn the accessible and deeply compassionate practices for healing trauma, known as the Five Strengths of applied Zen Buddhism. More than a philosophy, these body-based practices are backed by modern neuroscience research, and they can be applied by anyone suffering from trauma to begin experiencing relief. Mindfulness teacher Sister Dang Nghiem, MD, is an inspiration for anyone who has ever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Parallax Press 2021

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House, Silas

Summary: In the summer of 1976, ten-year-old Eli Book's excitement over Bicentennial celebrations is tempered by his father's flashbacks to the Vietnam War and other family problems, as well as concern about his tough but troubled best friend, Edie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y Fiction Hou

Andrews, Beth.

Summary: Introduces post-traumatic stress disorder and explains why it can occur in family members, its symptoms, and how to live with an individual affected by PTSD.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press 2012

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Arcos, Carrie

Summary: Told in two voices, Nadja grows up in war-torn Bosnia in the 1990s and, in the present, refuses to discuss her youth with her daughter, Zara, until both are traumatized by a terrorist attack in Rhode Island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

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

Burke, James Lee

Summary: While investigating a homicide, Dave Robicheaux, who is struggling with PTSD, alcoholism, and the loss of his wife, suspects he may have been the killer and endeavors to clear his name and make sense of the killing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Finch, Jamie Lee

Summary: "Rooted in her experiences growing up in an Evangelical Christian family, Jamie Lee Finch's "You Are Your Own" offers an overview of Evangelicalism and the painful confusion and anxiety experienced under its demands. Finch explores the mechanisms of trauma and how fundamentalist denominations match the patterns connected with PTSD. She elaborates on the doubt, guilt, fear, and grief that haunt...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Jamie Lee Finch] 2019

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Laukkanen, Owen

Summary: Could your closest friend be a killer? When a body washes up outside Deception Cove, Washington, Jess Winslow--once a US Marine, now a trainee sheriff's deputy--is assigned to investigate. But when she realizes it's "Bad" Brock Boyd, a hometown celebrity lately fallen from grace, things become complicated. The last person seen with Boyd was her own boyfriend, Mason Burke. An ex-convict and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, an imprint of Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAU

Percy, Jennifer

Summary: A report on the long-lasting effects of war on individual and national psyches shares the experiences of veterans working through post-traumatic stress disorder at a Christian rehabilitation camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Caletti, Deb

Summary: Followed by Grandpa Ed in his RV and backed by her brother and friends, Annabelle, eighteen, runs from Seattle to Washington, D.C., becoming a reluctant activist as people connect her journey to her recent trauma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Colgan, Jenny

Summary: London nurse Lissie needs a change of scene. A rural Scotland paramedic trades places with her. Through email, they discover new feelings for their jobs and each other. What will happen when they meet?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2020

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

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Curtis 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Friis, Agnete

Summary: Ella Nygaard, 27, has been a ward of the state since she was seven years old, the night her father murdered her mother. She doesn't remember anything about that night or her childhood before it--but her body remembers. The PTSD-induced panic attacks she now suffers incapacitate her for hours--sometimes days--at a time and leave her physically and psychically drained. After one particularly bad...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Oestreicher, Amy

Summary: Amy Oestreicher was college-bound with ambitious sights on Broadway, when the week before her senior prom, a blood clot caused her stomach to explode, and she nearly died in the emergency room. Waking from a coma months later, she was told she might never eat or drink again. After 28 operations and years without a drop of liquid or morsel of food, Amy's digestive system was miraculously...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Singing Tree Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OESTREICHER, AMY OES

Petrie, Nicholas

Summary: Fighting his post-traumatic claustrophobia, war veteran Peter Ash has no intention of getting on an airplane-- until a grieving woman asks Peter to find her young grandson. The woman's daughter has been murdered. Erik, the dead daughter's husband and the sole suspect, fled to Iceland with his son for the protection of Erik's lawless family. For reasons both unknown and unofficial, it seems that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Phillips, Suzanne.

Summary: Bullied constantly during his freshman year in high school, Cameron's anger and isolation grows, leading to deadly consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PHI

Summary: After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York's criminal underworld. Now known throughout the city as The Punisher, he must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PUN

Summary: [Pt. 1]. An ex-Green Beret, a peacetime misfit is haunted by memories of Vietnam. Falling foul of an over-zealous small-town sheriff, all hell is let loose as he goes on the run. In the life or death manhunt that ensues, he will need all his old skills to stay alive and outwit his pursuers--the sheriff, his posse, and more than 200 National Guardsmen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE RAM

Montalván, Luis Carlos

Summary: "Following the success of his New York Times bestseller, Until Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalván takes to the road with his beloved Golden Retriever service dog, Tuesday, advocating for America's wounded warriors and for each other. Luis's first book sparked a national conversation about service dogs and PTSD. In this spectacular new memoir, he and Tuesday bring their healing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONTALVAN, LUIS CARLOS MON

Strasser, Todd

Summary: Hailed as a hero, twenty-year-old Jake returns to his pro-military hometown and family injured physically and emotionally, unsure if he can return to active duty but uncomfortable with the alternative.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Shuster BFYR 2018

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

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