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Cheryl Dellasega

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“This courageous book offers clear insight and direction to mothers struggling with how to help their daughters restore their future while they reclaim their own lives.”
Co-author of Teens in Turmoil

“Thank you [Cheryl Dellasega] for showing mothers everywhere that we are not alone in our struggle to help our daughters. . . . Surviving Ophelia is mesmerizing and the truth of its stories resonates.”
—SUE WELLMAN, President
The Ophelia Project

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Surviving Ophelia
Mothers Share Their Wisdom in Navigating the Tumultuous Teenage Years
Written by Cheryl Dellasega

Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: October 1, 2002
Price: $14.95

Drawing on the experiences of scores of mothers and daughters, Dellasega takes a hard look at the lives of girls in crisis—once happy, carefree children who are now struggling with eating disorders, unplanned pregnancies, substance abuse, and severe mental problems. These are stories of girls on the edge, and mothers who... Read more >
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