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Bottled up / Jaye Murray.

TOPIC: Alcohol & Drug Abuse – Fiction

Dreaming of Antigone / Robin Bridges.

TOPIC: Alcohol & Drug Abuse – Fiction

The art of losing / Lizzy Mason.

TOPIC: Alcohol & Drug Abuse – Fiction

Heroine / Mindy McGinnis.

TOPIC: Alcohol & Drug Abuse – Fiction

Everything’s not fine / Sarah J. Carlson.

TOPIC: Alcohol & Drug Abuse – Fiction

Recovery road / Blake Nelson.

TOPIC: Alcohol & Drug Abuse – Fiction

Waiting for you / Susane Colasanti.

TOPIC: Anger & Anxiety – Fiction

Finding Audrey / Sophie Kinsella.

TOPIC: Anger & Anxiety – Fiction

All in pieces / Suzanne Young.

TOPIC: Anger & Anxiety – Fiction

Letting go of gravity / Meg Leder.

TOPIC: Anger & Anxiety – Fiction

What kind of girl / Alyssa Sheinmel.

TOPIC: Anger & Anxiety – Fiction

Leverage / Joshua C. Cohen.

TOPIC: Bullying – Fiction

Cracked / K.M. Walton.

TOPIC: Bullying – Fiction

Tease / Amanda Maciel.

TOPIC: Bullying – Fiction

The fall / James Preller.

TOPIC: Bullying – Fiction

The degenerates / J. Albert Mann.

TOPIC: Bullying – Fiction

Purge / Sarah Darer Littman.

TOPIC: Eating Disorders & Mental Illness – Fiction

Wintergirls / Laurie Halse Anderson.

TOPIC: Eating Disorders & Mental Illness – Fiction

How it feels to float / Helena Fox.

TOPIC: Eating Disorders & Mental Illness – Fiction

The lightness of hands / Jeff Garvin.

TOPIC: Eating Disorders & Mental Illness – Fiction

Under rose-tainted skies / Louise Gornall.

TOPIC: Eating Disorders & Mental Illness – Fiction

100 days / Nicole McInnes.

TOPIC: Grief & Terminal Illness – Fiction

Fear of missing out / Kate McGovern.

TOPIC: Grief & Terminal Illness – Fiction

We were beautiful / Heather Hepler.

TOPIC: Grief & Terminal Illness – Fiction

Sorry for your loss / Jessie Ann Foley.

TOPIC: Grief & Terminal Illness – Fiction

The year they fell / David Kreizman.

TOPIC: Grief & Terminal Illness – Fiction

Hope is our only wing / Rutendo Tavengerwei.

TOPIC: Grief & Terminal Illness – Fiction

You against me / Jenny Downham.

TOPIC: Rape – Fiction

My whole truth / Mischa Thrace.

TOPIC: Rape – Fiction

Teach me to forget / Erica M. Chapman.

TOPIC: Suicide – Fiction

A breath too late / Rocky Callen.

TOPIC: Suicide – Fiction

How not to disappear / Clare Furniss.

TOPIC: Teen Pregnancy & Parenting – Fiction

You don’t know me but I know you / Rebecca Barrow.

TOPIC: Teen Pregnancy & Parenting – Fiction

Far from the tree / Robin Benway.

TOPIC: Teen Pregnancy & Parenting – Fiction

Pregnant pause / Han Nolan.

TOPIC: Teen Pregnancy & Parenting – Fiction

Unpregnant / Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan.

TOPIC: Teen Pregnancy & Parenting – Fiction

Girls like us / Randi Pink.

TOPIC: Teen Pregnancy & Parenting – Fiction

**Do you or someone you know need help?**

Alcoholics Anonymous
Help for alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
631-669-1124

Brighter Tomorrows
Empowers survivors of domestic violence through provision of safe housing, counseling and legal services.
631-395-1800

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
Offers confidential crisis intervention, information, and referrals.
Call 24/7 1-800-4-A-Child or 1-800-422-4453
Crisis Text Line: Text SUPPORT to 741-741 (24/7)

LGBT Network
A network of organizations working together to end homophobia and transphobia, to provide a home and safe space for the LGBT community, and to advocate for equality.
631-665-2300

L.I. Against Domestic Violence
Safety and support if you are being abused or feel threatened.
631-666-8833

Long Island Crisis Center
Call, message, or chat online to connect with a counselor.
516-679-1111

loveisrespect
Empowers youth to prevent and end dating abuse.
1-866-331-9474 or Text 22522

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call 1-800-799-7233 (24/7)

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens
Facilitates learning about the effects of drug use on the brain, body, and lives of teens.

National Runaway Safeline
Helps keep runaways, homeless, and at risk youth safe and off the streets.
1-800-RUNAWAY or 1-800-786-2929

NYS Child Abuse Reporting Hotline
Statewide central register of abuse and maltreatment.
1-800-342-3720

Planned Parenthood
Delivers reproductive healthcare and sex education.
1-800-230-PLAN (7526) or Text PPNOW to 774636

RAINN: Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
Confidential support from trained staff members.
Call 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Response of Suffolk County
Call, email, or chat online with a crisis counselor.
631-751-7500

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 free and confidential support for people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk
Assistance for survivors of domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault.
631-360-3606

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Book List: Teenage Problems

Sachem Public Library

Bottled up / Jaye Murray.

Bottled up / Jaye Murray.

A high school boy comes to terms with his drug addiction, life with an alcoholic father, and a younger brother who looks up to him.
Dreaming of Antigone / Robin Bridges.

Dreaming of Antigone / Robin Bridges.

Andria's twin sister, Iris, had adoring friends, a cool boyfriend, a wicked car, and a shelf full of soccer trophies. She had everything, in fact-- including a drug problem. Six months after Iris's death, Andria is trying to keep her grades, her friends, and her family from falling apart. But stargazing and books aren't enough to ward off her guilt that she- -the freak with the scary illness and all-black wardrobe-- is still here when Iris isn't. And then there's Alex Hammond. The boy Andria blames for Iris's death. The boy she's unwittingly started swapping lines of poetry and secrets with, even as she tries to keep hating him.
The art of losing / Lizzy Mason.

The art of losing / Lizzy Mason.

While struggling to cope with her alcoholic boyfriend's betrayal that put her sister in a coma, seventeen-year-old Harley reconnects with neighbor Raf, who is facing his own demons after rehab.
Heroine / Mindy McGinnis.

Heroine / Mindy McGinnis.

When a car crash sidelines Mickey just before softball season, she has to find a way to hold on to her spot as the catcher for a team expected to make a historic tournament run. Behind the plate is the only place she's ever felt comfortable, and the painkillers she's been prescribed can help her get there. The pills do more than take away pain; they make her feel good. With a new circle of friends--fellow injured athletes, others with just time to kill--Mickey finds peaceful acceptance, and people with whom words come easily, even if it is just the pills loosening her tongue. But as the pressure to be Mickey Catalan heightens, her need increases, and it becomes less about pain and more about want, something that could send her spiraling out of control.
High : everything you want to know about drugs, alcohol, and addiction / David Sheff and Nic Sheff.

High : everything you want to know about drugs, alcohol, and addiction / David Sheff and Nic Sheff.

Provides information on drug and alcohol use, shares the stories of families who have lived through addiction, and teaches readers how to navigate peer pressure and stress.
Everything's not fine / Sarah J. Carlson.

Everything's not fine / Sarah J. Carlson.

Seventeen-year-old Rose Hemmersbach aspires to break out of small-town Sparta, Wisconsin, and achieve her artistic dreams at Belwyn School for the Arts. Painting is her escape from her annoying younger siblings and her family's one rule: ignore mom's problem - because talking about it makes it real. Until the day Rose finds her mother dying on the floor of a heroine overdose. Kneeling beside her, Rose pleads with the universe to find a heartbeat. She does - but when her mother is rushed to the hospital, the troubles are just beginning: traumatized siblings, a Child Protective Services investigation, a newspaper article detailing her family's suffering, and an eviction due to pending drug charges. As Rose fights to hold everything together, her dreams begin to slip from her grasp. She doesn't have room to do her schoolwork, let along pick up a paintbrish; until she's forced to do the homecoming mural with Rafa - a new senior at Sparta High. Rose discovers her brain still has room to paint, and as Rafa starts opening up to her, she finds that she can open up to him too. She must face the question of what happens when, or if, her mom comes home again. And if Rose even wants her to.
Recovery road / Blake Nelson.

Recovery road / Blake Nelson.

While she is in a rehabilitation facility for drug and alcohol abuse, seventeen-year-old Maddie meets Stewart, who is also in treatment, and they begin a relationship, which they try to maintain after they both get out.
Stress relief : the ultimate teen guide / Mark Powell illustrations by Kelly Adams.

Stress relief : the ultimate teen guide / Mark Powell illustrations by Kelly Adams.

Describes the causes of stress, how to recognize and deal with them, and how to alleviate the stress itself by using such methods as breathing exercises, meditation, and creative visualization.
Waiting for you / Susane Colasanti.

Waiting for you / Susane Colasanti.

Fifteen-year-old high school sophomore Marisa, who has an anxiety disorder, decides that this is the year she will get what she wants--a boyfriend and a social life--but things do not turn out exactly the way she expects them to.
Finding Audrey / Sophie Kinsella.

Finding Audrey / Sophie Kinsella.

Fourteen-year-old Audrey is making slow but steady progress dealing with her anxiety disorder when Linus comes into the picture and her recovery gains momentum.
All in pieces / Suzanne Young.

All in pieces / Suzanne Young.

A girl struggles to take care of her younger brother with special needs while confronting her own anger issues.
Letting go of gravity / Meg Leder.

Letting go of gravity / Meg Leder.

Parker struggles to reconnect with her twin brother, Charlie, who's recovering from cancer, and to deal with her anxiety about her own future.
From anger to action : powerful mindfulness tools to help teens harness anger for positive change / Mitch R. Abblett, PhD foreword by Christopher Willard, PsyD.

From anger to action : powerful mindfulness tools to help teens harness anger for positive change / Mitch R. Abblett, PhD foreword by Christopher Willard, PsyD.

Being a teen in today's world isn't easy, and there are plenty of reasons to feel angry. Maybe you're struggling with your grades, read something upsetting in the news, are being bullied, feel rejected or let down, or have experienced something traumatic. You aren't alone, and your emotions are normal and valid. It's impossible to go through life without feeling anger some of the time. But what if, instead of letting your anger take control, you were able to use it in constructive and positive ways? With this powerful guide, you'll learn to understand your anger, 'listen' to what it's telling you, and effectively manage it so you can reach you highest goals. Instead of resorting to outbursts, you'll channel the incredible energy of this emotion into self-advocacy, social action, and positive change. If you're ready to transform your relationship with anger and use it as fuel to create a better world, this book will help guide you, step by step.
What kind of girl / Alyssa Sheinmel.

What kind of girl / Alyssa Sheinmel.

Told in multiple voices, when popular Mike Parker's girlfriend informs North Bay Academy's principal that he has been hitting her, students react differently, revealing their own insecurities and problems.
Leverage / Joshua C. Cohen.

Leverage / Joshua C. Cohen.

High school sophomore Danny excels at gymnastics but is bullied, like the rest of the gymnasts, by members of the football team, until an emotionally and physically scarred new student joins the football team and forms an unlikely friendship with Danny.
Cracked / K.M. Walton.

Cracked / K.M. Walton.

When Bull Mastrick and Victor Konig wind up in the same psychiatric ward at age sixteen, each recalls and relates in group therapy the bullying relationship they have had since kindergarten, but also facts about themselves and their families that reveal they have much in common.
Bullying under attack : true stories written by teen victims, bullies + bystanders / edited by Stephanie H. Meyer, John Meyer, Emily Sperber and Heather Alexander.

Bullying under attack : true stories written by teen victims, bullies + bystanders / edited by Stephanie H. Meyer, John Meyer, Emily Sperber and Heather Alexander.

A collection of stories and poems by teenage writers that looks at the subtleties of harassment, the myriad reasons victims may be chosen, and how one day, as adults, they will be able to help.
Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass / Meg Medina.

Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass / Meg Medina.

Informed that a bully she does not know is determined to beat her up, Latin American teen Piddy Sanchez struggles to learn more about the father she has never met, until the bully's gang forces her to confront more difficult challenges.
Tease / Amanda Maciel.

Tease / Amanda Maciel.

A teenage girl faces criminal charges for bullying after a classmate commits suicide.
The fall / James Preller.

The fall / James Preller.

In writing in his journal about middle school classmate Morgan Mallen's suicide from bullying, Sam explores whether he was a friend, or one of the bullies who ignored her at school and tormented her online.
The degenerates / J. Albert Mann.

The degenerates / J. Albert Mann.

The truth about eating disorders / Mark J. Kittleson, general editor, William Kane, adviser Richelle Rennegarbe, adviser Gerri Freid Kramer, principal author.

The truth about eating disorders / Mark J. Kittleson, general editor, William Kane, adviser Richelle Rennegarbe, adviser Gerri Freid Kramer, principal author.

An A-to-Z guide addressing everything from the lifelong effects of anorexia to the pressures and stresses that often lead to eating disorders. Topics include caloric intake and expenditures, causes of eating disorders, fad diets, obesity, and weight control.
Purge / Sarah Darer Littman.

Purge / Sarah Darer Littman.

When her parents check sixteen-year-old Janie into Golden Slopes to help her recover from her bulimia, she discovers that she must talk about things she has admitted to no one--not even herself.
Wintergirls / Laurie Halse Anderson.

Wintergirls / Laurie Halse Anderson.

Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.
How it feels to float / Helena Fox.

How it feels to float / Helena Fox.

Sixteen-year-old Biz sees her father every day, though he died when she was seven, but when Biz's almost-normal life turns upside-down and her father disappears again, she tumbles into a disaster-land of grief and depression from which she must find her way back.
The lightness of hands / Jeff Garvin.

The lightness of hands / Jeff Garvin.

A quirky and heartfelt coming-of-age story about a teen girl with bipolar II who signs her failed magician father up to perform his legendary but failed illusion on live TV in order to make enough money to pay for the medications they need.
Heads up : changing minds on mental health / Melanie Siebert illustrations by Belle Wuthrich.

Heads up : changing minds on mental health / Melanie Siebert illustrations by Belle Wuthrich.

This nonfiction book for teen readers is a guide to understanding mental health and coping with mental illness, trauma and recovery. It features real-life stories of resilient teens and highlights innovative approaches to mental-health challenges.
Under rose-tainted skies / Louise Gornall.

Under rose-tainted skies / Louise Gornall.

Will teenaged Norah, who is struggling with agoraphobia and OCD, accept that she could be the right one for sweet, funny Luke?
100 days / Nicole McInnes.

100 days / Nicole McInnes.

A teen girl suffers from progeria, a rare disease that causes her to age rapidly. This is the story of three unlikely friends learning to live life to its fullest before ultimately letting it go.
Losing someone you love : dealing with death and dying / Tracy A. Phillips.

Losing someone you love : dealing with death and dying / Tracy A. Phillips.

Discusses the loss of a loved one and coping with death and dying, including the grieving process, developing a support system, and children and teens learning to deal with loss.
Fear of missing out / Kate McGovern.

Fear of missing out / Kate McGovern.

Despite the loving intentions of her mother and boyfriend, sixteen-year-old Astrid wants to make the decisions about her life and death when her cancer returns, including exploring the possibility of cryopreservation.
We were beautiful / Heather Hepler.

We were beautiful / Heather Hepler.

Fifteen-year-old Mia's scarred face is a constant reminder of the car crash that killed her sister, but a summer at her grandmother's Manhattan apartment and new friends help her find happiness again.
Sorry for your loss / Jessie Ann Foley.

Sorry for your loss / Jessie Ann Foley.

As the youngest of eight, painfully average Pup Flanagan is used to flying under the radar. He's barely passing his classes. He lets his longtime crush walk all over him. And he's in no hurry to decide on a college path. The only person who ever made him think he could be more was his older brother Patrick. But that was before Patrick died suddenly, leaving Pup with a family who won't talk about it and acquaintances who just keep saying, "sorry for your loss." When Pup excels at a photography assignment he thought he'd bomb, things start to come into focus. His dream girl shows her true colors. An unexpected friend exposes Pup to a whole new world, right under his nose. And the photograph that was supposed to show Pup a way out of his grief ultimately reveals someone else who is still stuck in their own. Someone with a secret regret Pup never could have imagined.
The year they fell / David Kreizman.

The year they fell / David Kreizman.

The worst moment of your life can help determine who you really are. Jose, Jack, Archie, Harrison, and Dayana were inseparable as preschoolers. but that was before high school, before parties and football and worrying about college applications. Now, as senior year approaches they're basically strangers. Until they're pulled back other when their parents die in a plane crash. These former friends are suddenly on their own. And they're the only people who can really understand how that feels. To survive, the group must face the issues that drove them part, reveal secrets they've kept since childhood, and discover who they're meant to be. And in the face of public scrutiny, they'll confront mysteries their parents left behind--betrayals that threaten to break the friendships apart again. A new family is forged in this heart-breaking, funny, and surprising book form an award-winning storyteller.
Hope is our only wing / Rutendo Tavengerwei.

Hope is our only wing / Rutendo Tavengerwei.

After her journalist-father's mysterious death in 2008, fifteen-year-old Shamiso must leave England for boarding school in Zimbabwe, where she and Tanyaradzwa, who is fighting cancer, form an unexpected friendship.
You against me / Jenny Downham.

You against me / Jenny Downham.

When eighteen-year-old Mikey's younger sister claims to have been raped and he seeks to avenge the crime, he meets Ellie, the sister of the accused, and befriends her, complicating the situation considerably for all of them.
Exit, pursued by a bear / E.K. Johnston.

Exit, pursued by a bear / E.K. Johnston.

At cheerleading camp, Hermione is drugged and raped, but she is not sure whether it was one of her teammates or a boy on another team--and in the aftermath she has to deal with the rumors in her small Ontario town, the often awkward reaction of her classmates, the rejection of her boyfriend, the discovery that her best friend, Polly, is gay, and above all the need to remember what happened so that the guilty boy can be brought to justice.
Girl made of stars / Ashley Herring Blake.

Girl made of stars / Ashley Herring Blake.

When Mara's twin brother Owen is accused of rape by her friend Hannah, Mara is forced to confront her feelings about her family, her sense of right and wrong, a trauma from her past, and the future with her girlfriend, Charlie.
What does consent really mean? / written by Pete Wallis and Thalia Wallis illustrated by Joseph Wilkins.

What does consent really mean? / written by Pete Wallis and Thalia Wallis illustrated by Joseph Wilkins.

Following the sexual assault of a classmate, a group of teenage girls find themselves discussing the term consent, what it actually means for them in their current relationships, and how they act and make decisions with peer influence. They are then joined by their male friends who offer another perspective.
My whole truth / Mischa Thrace.

My whole truth / Mischa Thrace.

After killing her attacker, seventeen-year-old Seelie must prove in court and in the hallways of her high school that she acted in self-defense.
Something happened to Ali Greenleaf / Hayley Krischer.

Something happened to Ali Greenleaf / Hayley Krischer.

Told from two viewpoints, Blythe promises to fix things after her best friend rapes naive Ali at a party, drawing her into the ruthless popular crowd while Ali is still reeling.
You know I'm no good / Jessie Ann Foley.

You know I'm no good / Jessie Ann Foley.

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 same time she questions why she's at Red Oak. If she were a boy, would her behavior be considered wild enough to get sent away? But what happens when circumstances outside of her control compel Mia to make herself vulnerable enough to be truly seen? Challenging and thought-provoking, this stunning contemporary YA novel examines the ways society is stacked against teen girls and what one young woman will do to even the odds.
My heart and other black holes / Jasmine Warga.

My heart and other black holes / Jasmine Warga.

Seventeen-year-old Aysel's hobby--planning her own death--take a new path when she meets a boy who has similar plan of his own.
By the time you read this, I'll be dead / Julie Anne Peters.

By the time you read this, I'll be dead / Julie Anne Peters.

High school student Daelyn Rice, who has been bullied throughout her school career and has more than once attempted suicide, again makes plans to kill herself, in spite of the persistent attempts of an unusual boy to draw her out.
Forgive me, Leonard Peacock / Matthew Quick.

Forgive me, Leonard Peacock / Matthew Quick.

A day in the life of a suicidal teen boy saying good-bye to the four people who matter most to him.
Teach me to forget / Erica M. Chapman.

Teach me to forget / Erica M. Chapman.

After a failed suicide attempt, Ellery tries to return the gun she bought to the store and runs into Colter Sawyer, a boy from her school, who does everything he can to prevent her from trying to take her life again.
The astonishing color of after / Emily X.R. Pan.

The astonishing color of after / Emily X.R. Pan.

After her mother's suicide, grief-stricken Leigh Sanders travels to Taiwan to stay with grandparents she never met, determined to find her mother who she believes turned into a bird.
The power to prevent suicide : a guide for teens helping teens / Richard E. Nelson & Judith C. Galas foreword by Bev Cobain edited by Pamela Espeland.

The power to prevent suicide : a guide for teens helping teens / Richard E. Nelson & Judith C. Galas foreword by Bev Cobain edited by Pamela Espeland.

Provides information about teen suicide, describes the warning signs and the situations in which people are most likely to be at risk, and provides advice and information on how to help people considering suicide.
A breath too late / Rocky Callen.

A breath too late / Rocky Callen.

Seventeen-year-old Ellie had no hope left. Yet the day after she dies by suicide, she finds herself in the midst of an out-of-body experience. She is a spectator, swaying between past and present, retracing the events that unfolded prior to her death. But there are gaps in her memory, broken fragments Ellie is desperate to reassemble. There's her mother, a songbird who wanted to break free from her oppressive cage. The boy made of brushstrokes and goofy smiles who brought color into a gray world. Her brooding father, with his sad-puppy eyes and clenched fists. And Ellie's determined to find out why a piece of her was left behind. Told in epistolary stye, this deeply moving novel sensitively examines the beautiful and terrible moments that make up a life and the possibilities that live in even the darkest of places.
How not to disappear / Clare Furniss.

How not to disappear / Clare Furniss.

In England, newly pregnant seventeen-year-old Hattie and her gin-drinking great-aunt Gloria, who is in the early stages of dementia, set out together on a road trip of self-discovery--Gloria to finally confront the secrets of her past before they are wiped from her memory forever and Hattie to face the hard choices that will determine her future.
You don't know me but I know you / Rebecca Barrow.

You don't know me but I know you / Rebecca Barrow.

Rebecca Barrow's bright, honest debut novel about chance, choice, and unconditional love is a heartfelt testament to creating the future you truly want, one puzzle piece at a time.There's a box in the back of Audrey's closet that she rarely thinks about.Inside is a letter, seventeen years old, from a mother she's never met, handed to her by the woman she's called Mom her whole life. Being adopted, though, is just one piece in the puzzle of Audrey's life—the picture painstakingly put together by Audrey herself, full of all the people and pursuits that make her who she is.But when Audrey realizes that she's pregnant, she feels something—a tightly sealed box in the closet corners of her heart—crack open, spilling her dormant fears and unanswered questions all over the life she loves.Almost two decades ago, a girl in Audrey's situation made a choice, one that started Audrey's entire story. Now Audrey is paralyzed by her own what-ifs and terrified by the distance she feels growing between her and her best friend Rose. Down every possible path is a different unfamiliar version of her life, and as she weighs the options in her mind, she starts to wonder—what does it even mean to be Audrey Spencer?
Far from the tree / Robin Benway.

Far from the tree / Robin Benway.

Three teenagers, biological siblings separated by adoption, explore the meaning of family in all its forms--how to find it, how to keep it, and how to love it.
Pregnant pause / Han Nolan.

Pregnant pause / Han Nolan.

Married, pregnant, and living at a "fat camp" in Maine, sixteen-year-old Eleanor has many questions about her future, especially whether the marriage will last and if she should keep the baby.
Unpregnant / Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan.

Unpregnant / Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan.

When seventeen-year-old Veronica Clarke discovers she is pregnant, she enlists the help of high school misfit Bailey Butler to drive her over nine hundred miles to the closest abortion clinic.
Girls like us / Randi Pink.

Girls like us / Randi Pink.

Four teenage girls. Four different stories. What they all have in common is that they're dealing with unplanned pregnancies. In rural Georgia, Izella is wise beyond her years, but burdened with the responsibility of her older sister, Ola, who has found out she's pregnant. Their young neighbor, Missippi, is also pregnant, but doesn't fully understand the extent of her predicament. When her father sends her to Chicago to give birth, she meets the final narrator, Susan, who is white and the daughter of an anti-choice senator.

**Do you or someone you know need help?**

Alcoholics Anonymous
Help for alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
631-669-1124

Brighter Tomorrows
Empowers survivors of domestic violence through provision of safe housing, counseling and legal services.
631-395-1800

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
Offers confidential crisis intervention, information, and referrals.
Call 24/7 1-800-4-A-Child or 1-800-422-4453
Crisis Text Line: Text SUPPORT to 741-741 (24/7)

LGBT Network
A network of organizations working together to end homophobia and transphobia, to provide a home and safe space for the LGBT community, and to advocate for equality.
631-665-2300

L.I. Against Domestic Violence
Safety and support if you are being abused or feel threatened.
631-666-8833

Long Island Crisis Center
Call, message, or chat online to connect with a counselor.
516-679-1111

loveisrespect
Empowers youth to prevent and end dating abuse.
1-866-331-9474 or Text 22522

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call 1-800-799-7233 (24/7)

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens
Facilitates learning about the effects of drug use on the brain, body, and lives of teens.

National Runaway Safeline
Helps keep runaways, homeless, and at risk youth safe and off the streets.
1-800-RUNAWAY or 1-800-786-2929

NYS Child Abuse Reporting Hotline
Statewide central register of abuse and maltreatment.
1-800-342-3720

Planned Parenthood
Delivers reproductive healthcare and sex education.
1-800-230-PLAN (7526) or Text PPNOW to 774636

RAINN: Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
Confidential support from trained staff members.
Call 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Response of Suffolk County
Call, email, or chat online with a crisis counselor.
631-751-7500

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 free and confidential support for people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk
Assistance for survivors of domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault.
631-360-3606

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