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Winner of The Literary Critic Reviewer's Award, and the Reader's Favorite 5-Star Award. Reviewer Viga Boland for Readers' Favorite says: "With the alarming rise in suicides, especially sadly amongst teens, Nina Bingham's memoir about losing her beloved daughter to suicide is timely, but no doubt writing it was one of the hardest things Bingham has ever done. What courage it takes to bare a heartache like hers to readers [...]
 
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Overcoming Anxiety - Self-Help Anxiety Relief by David Berndt, PhD
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The Invisible Storm by Juanima Hiatt
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Light up Your Soul - Healing from Anxiety and Depression Through Art by Alex K
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Redemption Through Forgiveness - How God Used My Mental Illness to Save Me by Lisa Slaton
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The Boon - Thoughts of a Schizophrenic in Remission by Eugene Uttley
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Bipolar Bits - Manic Madness To Depressive Depths (My Bipolar World) (Volume 2) by Sylvia Meier
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