13 Reasons Why is a hit series but there are concerns regarding this story. So your librarians are here to help!
Arapahoe Libraries has resources for all teens, parents and any individuals looking for more information on suicide. Also, if you're just curious about what is out there to read, we can help with that too!
Remember: your librarians are here to help you, even if you're not sure how to ask.
If you would like other young adult books to read that deal with suicide and depression but whose characters receive help and learn to cope, you might like some of the titles on this list of
It's no secret that the addition of the TV show "13 Reasons Why" has created conflict in schools and libraries across the country. Whether you loved or hated this book, there are other books out there that give a more hopeful look at teens fighting through depression and finding the support they need. Use this list for these options.
The story of a teen who committed suicide and takes full responsibility. He leaves letters for his best friend explaining and urging her to be strong.
Here is a beautiful story of two girls, both dealing with a lot. One attempts suicide...but did anybody notice the differences in her behavior?
This is a heart-wrenching story of a teenage girl with Bipolar Disorder who often contemplates suicide but is learning to trust her friends and family.
Arapahoe Libraries has tons of information about suicide as well as help you can find, and give, to those curious about it, plus information about other tough topics going on in a teen's life. Below is a list of different Tough Topics and where to find them in the nonfiction sections at all of Arapahoe Libraries locations.
|Tough Topics||Where to find it (call numbers)|
|Body Changes||612.6, 613.95|
|Relationships||305.235, 306.73, 646.77|
American Foundations for Suicide Prevention
Gender Identity Center of Colorado, Inc.
120 Bryant St.
Denver, CO 80219
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado
(720)-934-2387 (Boulder Office)
Text "CONNECT" to 741741