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Helpful resources

Below we have a list of resources for teens and parents in Colorado. They range from emergency resources to programs designed for struggling teens to job boards, and fun activities. The resources listed below can help you find a way to deal with serious and not-so-serious problems. 

Recommended Reading

Books about Communication
Getting Real: 10 Truth Skills you Need to Live an Authentic Life

Non-Violent Communication: A Language of Life

Books about Mental Health, Psychology and Recovery
Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones 

Attached: The New Science of Attachment

A Monsters Journey: From Trauma to Connection

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

Healing: Our Path from Mental Illness to Mental Health

Man's Search for Meaning

Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Just Can't Stop Talking

The Body Keeps the Score: The Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Personal Healing Story's
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

Come Back: A Mother and Daughters Journey Through Hell and Back 

The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness

Which Way?: One woman's traumatic journey and her daughter's explanation of how to turn pain into power

Books on Addiction Recovery
An Integral Guide to Recovery: The 12 Steps and Beyond

Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgance

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the 12-Steps

Books on Parenting
The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting a Generation up for Failure

iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us

Parenting Teens with Love and Logic: Preparing Adolescents for Responsible Adulthood

The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientists Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults