"THIRTEEN REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP LIVING: When Hope and Love Vanish" is a beacon of light in the darkest hours, designed for teens navigating the turbulent waters of life's challenges. It offers an honest, empathetic, and profoundly impactful guide to finding hope and resilience amidst despair.
Each chapter is dedicated to a powerful reason to persevere, combatting the prevailing challenges that today's youth face, including mental illness, bullying, substance abuse, and the aftermath of trauma. This book not only acknowledges the real pain that teens experience but also provides actionable advice and resources on how to overcome and heal.
From understanding that change is imminent and feelings aren't perpetual, to recognizing the depth of inner strength and the significance of self-worth, this work serves as both a compassionate hand to hold and a practical toolkit. It emphasizes the importance of perspective, empowerment, and seeking the right kind of help.
Additionally, the authentic voices of four troubled teens are introduced, shedding light on the raw, real-life experiences that many adolescents face. Their stories underscore the book's fundamental message: You are not alone, and there is always a way forward.
Supplemented with a "Teen Journal" section to encourage self-reflection and empowerment, "THIRTEEN REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP LIVING" is more than just a book; it's a life-saving companion, a roadmap to a brighter future, and a testament to the enduring human spirit.
- Publisher: Christian Publishing House (July 5, 2017)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 140 pages
- ISBN-10: 1945757477
- ISBN-13: 978-1945757471
- Item Weight: 5.6 ounces
- Dimensions: 5 x 0.35 x 8 inches
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
EDWARD D. ANDREWS (AS in Criminal Justice, BS in Religion, MA in Biblical Studies, and MDiv in Theology) is CEO and President of Christian Publishing House. He has authored over 220+ books. In addition, Andrews is the Chief Translator of the Updated American Standard Version (UASV).
HEATHER FREEMAN graduated Missouri State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Clinical Psychology in 2011 and went on to complete her Masters of Arts degree at Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in 2013. She currently works as a therapist at Lakeland Behavioral Health Systems, where she has been employed since 2009, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat children and adolescents suffering from various mood, conduct, trauma, and attachment disorders.