July 18, 2021 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Today we share a guest post about helping a teen deal with anxiety and sending them off to college.
February 24, 2021 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Christine Lively talks about the mental health impacts of our current year on teens
March 1, 2020 by Karen Jensen, MLS
A discussion of mental health in the life of teens.
April 26, 2017 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Please Note: This Post Will Contain Discussions of Triggering Topics and Spoilers for the Book/Show You are probably aware that 13 Reasons Why the book by Jay Asher has been made into a popular Netflix show. And you’ve probably seen a lot of discussion about this show. In fact, if you’re life looks anything like […]
October 1, 2016 by Karen Jensen, MLS
TRIGGER WARNING: THIS POST IS ABOUT SUICIDE. I COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND IF YOU CAN’T READ IT. On December 31st of this year, my best friend from high school got online and posted on Facebook: “Happy New Year everyone, have a great year.” A mere twelve hours later his new wife – they had just gotten married […]
December 17, 2015 by Karen Jensen, MLS
It’s almost 2016. Wait – what? IT’S ALMOST 2016! How did that happen? This month we have been busily plugging away at putting together a January launch schedule for the #MHYALit Discussion. So here’s a little look at what we have coming in 2016. So far, we have about 40 authors, librarians, parents of teens, […]
September 13, 2015 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Trigger Warning: Sexual Abuse and Suicide are discussed in this post The first time I ever thought about it I was in the 8th grade and being abused by someone living in my household. I wrote a will, typing it up on the old fashioned typewriter I had asked for Christmas that year, and folded […]
August 31, 2015 by Karen Jensen, MLS
After our first year of the #SVYALit Project, we decided that we at TLT liked the way the format worked and wanted to use it to discuss other topics of relevance to the life of teens. One of the ideas we discussed was using the format to discuss mental health issues in the life of […]
July 12, 2015 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Yesterday TLT celebrated 4 years as a blog but the truth is, I haven’t been very celebratory this week. In fact, this week has been one of the hardest of my life. Not the hardest, just one of them. And this week I had to have one of the most difficult conversations with my almost […]
February 23, 2015 by Amanda MacGregor
Generally speaking, I save my rants for Twitter and not blogging. I try to be more measured and professional in blogging (or writing reviews in other places). That said, yesterday while reading Gayle Forman’s I Was Here, I had some thoughts of the ranting variety that I shared. You can see them in the Storify […]
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