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Book titles written in green were donated by the Interlake-Eastern Suicide Prevention Committee to all 17 libraries within our Regional Health Authority.
 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD):

ADHD (2004) By Trudi Strain Trueit 

Strategies for Desperate Parents: Managing the Challenges of Attention Deficit and Misbehavior (1998) By William H. Stevens, Ph.D. and Ken W. McCluskey, Ph.D.

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents Revised Edition (2013) By Russel A. Barkley, Ph.D.

Understanding ADHD: Our Personal Journey (2001) By Ken W. McCluskey and Andrea McCluskey

The Survival Guide for Kids with ADHD (2013) By John F. Taylor

 

Anxiety:

A Kid's Guide to Taming Worry Dragons (2009) By E. Jane Garland, M.D., FRCP(C) and Sandra L. Clark, Ph.D, R. Psych.

Help For Worried Kids: How Your Child Can Conquer Anxiety and Fear (2006) By Cynthia G. Last, Ph.D.

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-By-Step Guide for Parents (2008) By Ronald M. Rapee, Ph.D., Ann Wignall, D.Psych., Susan H. Spence, Ph.D., Vanessa Cobham, Ph.D., Heidi Lyneham, Ph.D.

Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance: A Powerful New Approach to Overcoming Fear, Panic, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (2009) By Christopher McCurry, Ph.D.

Playing with Anxiety: Casey's Guide for Teens and Kids (2014) By Reid Wilson, Ph.D., Lynn Lyons, LCSW.

Phobias (2003) By Ada P. Kahn, Ph.D., and Ronald M. Doctor, Ph.D.

What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (2006) By Dawn Huebner, Ph.D and Bonnie Matthews

When My Worries Get Too Big: A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live With Anxiety (2006) By Kari Dunn Buron

Wilma Jean the Worry Machine (2012) By Julia Cook and Anita DuFalla

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin (2014) By Kate Collins-Donnelly

Childhood Anxiety DVD: An Overview & Practical Tips By Anxiety Disorders of Manitoba

Worry Shrinker:  A Five Step Guide to Helping Children Cope with and Decrease Anxiety Clinical Psychology Public Mental Health Initiative (Click here to access the PDF)

 

Autism:

A Parent's Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism, First Edition: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive (2002) By Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D., Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., James McPartland, Ph.D.

Asperger's Rules!: How to Make Sense of School and Friends (2012) By Blythe Grossberg, PsyD.

Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence (2002) By Luke Jackson

The Out of Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping With Sensory Processing Disorder (2006) By Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.

The Out of Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids With Sensory Processing Disorder (2006) By Carol Stock Kranowitz

 

Behaviour:

Don't Let Emotions Run Your Life for Teens:  Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills for Helping You Manage Mood Swings, Control Angry Outbursts, and Get Along with Others (2011) By Sheri Van Dyck, MSW

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic (2006) By Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, M.A.

Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook: A Companion Workbook to Help parents Create Families Where Spirit Thrives (1998) By Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, M.A.

 

Bipolar Disorder:

Brandon and the Bipolar Bear: A Story for Children with Bipolar Disorder (2009) By Tracy Anglada, Jennifer Taylor, and Toby Ferguson

What Works for Bipolar Kids: Help and Hope for Parents (2009) By Mani Pavuluri, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Depression:

Depression (2004) By Faye Zucker 

Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers (2013) By Deborah Serani, Psy.D.

What To Do When You're Sad and Lonely: A Guide for Kids (2005) By James J. Crist

Living with a Black Dog, his name is DEPRESSION (2006) By Mathew Johnstone

 

Divorce:

Divorce is Not the End of the World: Zoe's and Evan's Coping Guide for Kids (2008) By Zoe Stern, Evan Stern, and Ellen Sue Stern

Healing After Divorce: 100 Practical Ideas for Kids (2011) By Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.

My Family's Changing (A First Look At Series) (1999) By Pat Thomas

 

Eating Disorders:

Eating Disorders (2003) By Trudi Strain Trueit

 

Grief:

Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids: 100 Practical Ideas (2001) By Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens (2001) By Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D. 

Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children (1983) By Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney (1987) By Judith Viorst and Erik Bleguad

 

Mindfulness:

Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) (2013) By Eline Snel

A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles (2008) By Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness: A Guide for Anyone Who Teaches Anything (2009) By Deborah Schoeberlein David, M.Ed. and Suki Sheth, Ph.D.

Master of Mindfulness: How to be your own superhero in times of stress (2016) By Laurie Grossman, Angelina Alvarez & Mr. Musumeci's 5th Grade Class

 

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder:

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Help for Children and Adolescents (2000) By Mitzi Waltz, Ph.D.

Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children's Book about Obsessive -Compulsive Disorder and its Treatment (2013) By Aureen Pinto Wagner, Ph.D. and Paul A. Jutton


Stress:

Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life (2016) By Dr. Stuart Shanker

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook for Kids: Help for Children to Cope with Stress, Anxiety, and Transitions (2009) By Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D. and Robin K. Sprague, LCPC.

 

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