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Staying Healthy

For a busy teenager your health can be the first thing to fall off your radar, but the healthy habits you build today will keep you healthy for the rest of your life. The library has the information you need to understand how your body works, keeping yourself in tip-top-shape, how to practice safe sex and steps to overcome depression. Also, be sure to check out our list of web resources with the latest info on how to be a healthy teen.

> Health & Safety


When Nothing Matters Anymore : A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens
When Nothing Matters Anymore : A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens

Details the different types of depression and walks you through how to deal. The author presents facts with real stories of teens who have lived with depression, with quotes in bold to make it easier to identify who you might relate to while browsing the book. Includes survival tips, hotline numbers, and a letter in the back to help you word a request for help.


Sex : a Book for Teens : an Uncensored Guide To Your Body, Sex, and Safety
Sex : a Book for Teens : an Uncensored Guide To Your Body, Sex, and Safety

A funny, information filled, and honest guide for teens regarding sex and sexuality, for all sexual orientations. Sex: A book for Teens, answers questions about your body, how it works, and how to practice in a safe manner.


Phobiapedia : All the Things We Fear the Most!
Phobiapedia : All the Things We Fear the Most!

Scared of any and everything? This book explores fears ranging from acerphobia, the fear of sourness, to zoophobia, the fear of animals and all other fears in between.


Selling Ourselves : Marketing Body Images
Selling Ourselves : Marketing Body Images

Do you ever feel pressure from media to look a certain way that you just can't live up to? This book explains why media does this, and will make you think twice about what is beautiful.


Forgotten
Forgotten

Memory loss, or dementia is not just a sign of aging for old people. For sixteen year old London Lane, her memory loss is not only detrimental to her good health and happiness, but her future.


Yoga Exercises for Teens : Developing a Calmer Mind and a Stronger Body
Yoga Exercises for Teens : Developing a Calmer Mind and a Stronger Body

Describes over one hundred exercises and yoga positions to help strengthen muscles and release tension for teenagers, providing guidelines for exercises to be performed alone, with others, or with music.


You, the Owner's Manual For Teens : a Guide To a Healthy Body and Happy Life
You, the Owner's Manual For Teens : a Guide To a Healthy Body and Happy Life

Find out what is happening to your body, how to keep your mind and body health, and how doing so will help you sleep better, have more energy, get better grades and much more!


Frequently Asked Questions About Birth Control
Frequently Asked Questions About Birth Control

One of the most difficult decisions many teens face today is the decision of whether or not to have sex. In this volume of the "Teen Life" series, readers will learn about the different methods of birth control, how to protect themselves and their partners from sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy and includes an overview of the male and female reproductive systems. This is a great resource for any teenager interested in learning the facts and myths about sex.


A Girl's Guide To Fitting In Fitness
A Girl's Guide To Fitting In Fitness

How to eat healthy and how to properly exercise, and finding time for exercise are the biggest focal points within A Girl's Guide to Fitting in Fitness. Balanced fitness routines and healthy eating plans are included for the teen reader; there are no quick fixes within this book, rather ideas for adapting your lifestyle and living a healthy and well balanced life!