The book 13 Reasons Why is now a hit TV show, but there are concerns regarding this story.
So your local libraries 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, 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:
We have tons of information about suicide as well as help you can find, and give, to those curious about it. We also have 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 our branches.
|Tough Topics||Where to find it (call numbers)|
|Body Changes||612.6, 613.95|
|Relationships||305.235, 306.73, 646.77|
There are also resources around the Denver area to get the help and information you need:
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