Return to home page
Searching: Otterbein library catalog
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
Title (Don't) call me crazy : 33 voices start the conversation about mental health / edited by Kelly Jensen.
Imprint Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin, 2018.
Edition First edition.

Subject Mental illness -- Case studies.
Mental health -- Case studies.
Alt Name Jensen, Kelly,
Hutchinson, Shaun David,
Holstrom, Ashley,
Vargas, Dior,
Gómez, Sarah Hannah,
Kuehn, Stephanie,
Jung, Mike,
Heppermann, Christine,
Jae-Jones, S.,
Bedard, Monique,
Smith, Sarah Elaine, 1983-
Heilig, Heidi,
Mayberry, Emily,
Reed, Amy Lynn,
Wang, Esmé Weijun,
Tremaine, Jessica,
Ewing, Reid H.,
Juby, Susan, 1969-
Bray, Libba,
Lord, Emery,
Correll, Gemma,
Van Winkle, Clint,
Schwab, Victoria,
Bell, Kristen, 1980-
Isabel, Mary,
Jakub, Lisa, 1978-
Russo, Meredith,
Sakugawa, Yumi,
Silvera, Adam, 1990-
Bae, Hannah,
Williams, S. Zainab,
Kerrigan, Nancy, 1969-
Add Title Do not call me crazy
33 voices start the conversation about mental health
Description xi, 225 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Edition First edition.
Audience Age 14-18.
Grade 9 to 12.
Summary "An anthology of essays and illustrations that illuminate mental health topics in a straightforward way"-- Provided by publisher.
To understand mental health, we need to talk openly about it. This collection explores a wide range of topics, from the authors' personal experiences with mental illness and understanding how our brains are wired, to exploring the do's and don'ts of talking about mental health."--Adapted from back cover
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Chapter 1. What's "crazy"?. Defying definition / by Shaun David Hutchinson -- Defining the thing is the trick / by Ashley Holstrom -- What I know and what I don't know / by Dior Vargas -- What's, well, "crazy"? / by Sarah Hannah Gómez -- Being heard and hating sound / by Stephanie Kuehn -- I hate to interrupt this conversation about mental illness, but guess what--I'm autistic / by Mike Jung -- Autistic authors who Mike Jung thinks are great / by Mike Jung. Chapter 2. Where "crazy" meets culture. The devil inside / by Christine Heppermann -- 10 horror films about fear / by Stephanie Kuehn -- Manic pixie dream girl ["pixie dream" crossed out] / by S. Jae-Jones -- Constellation of scars / by Monique Bedard (Aura) -- Constellation of scars (art) / by Monique Bedard (Aura) -- Top 10 crazies in fiction / by S.E. Smith -- What we're born with ans what we pick up along the way / by Heidi Heilig -- Some of the things mania assures me I could totally be--and wouldn't it be glorious? / by Heidi Heilig -- The alchemy of healing / by Emily Mayberry. Chapter 3. The mind-body connection. Bless this mess / by Amy Reed -- Loosened associations / by Esmé Weijun Wang -- Meeting disorder / Jessica Tremaine -- I underwent cosmetic surgery for my body dysmorphia ... and I wish I hadn't / by Reid Ewing -- Flattened / by Susan Juby -- Dear 14-year-old MILCK / by MILCK. Chapter 4. Beyond stress and sadness. Rituals / by Libba Bray -- The five people you overhear when depressed at a Van Gogh exhibit / by Emery Lord -- Mystic / by Gemma Correll -- Fighting the war on the home front / by Clint van Winkle -- Ways to say "anxiety" / by Esmé Weijun Wang -- The train of overthinking / by Gemma Correll -- Black hole / by Victoria "V.E." Schwab -- I'm over staying silent about depression / by Kristen Bell -- Telephone anxiety / by Gemma Correll -- Driver's ed / by Mary Isabel -- The pretender / by Lisa Jakub -- Compassion training: metta meditation / by Lisa Jakub. Chapter 5. To be okay. Coda / by Meredith Russo -- Tearing feelings apart / by Yumi Sakugawa -- The light bulb, the broom, and the work they don't tell you about / by Kelly Jensen -- Happiness goes on / by Adam Silvera -- Survival mode / by Hannah Bae -- A witch's guide / by S. Zainab Williams -- Believe in yourself / by Nancy Kerrigan -- Call me crazy / by S.E. Smith -- Keep going / by Esmé Weijun Wang.
Awards Schneider Family Honor Award Book for Teens, 2019
ISBN 9781616207816 (trade pbk. original ; alk. paper)
1616207817 (trade pbk. original ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 1029095331