Mental Health Awareness

 

Anxiety, Worry, Ocd & Panic Attacks: The Definitive Recovery Approach
Anxiety, Worry, Ocd & Panic Attacks: The Definitive Recovery Approach
By Callaghan, Lauren
Author Shaw, Adam
2017-01 - Trigger Publishing
9781911246053 Check Our Catalog

 

This book is brought to you by Trigger Press, as part of our innovative and philanthropic Pullingthetrigger range. Find out more at www.trigger-press.com From the heart and soul of lifelong mental health sufferer, Adam Shaw, and the expert mind of the renowned psychologist, Lauren Callaghan, this book for young people suffering from anxiety and OCD (ages 6yrs to 17yrs) and their …More
 

The Hilarious World of Depression
The Hilarious World of Depression
By Moe, John
2020-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250209283 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A] path to deeper understanding and openness, by way of laughter in the dark --The New York Times Book Review

...Filled with heart, humor and hope. --People

One of Todays's Ten Best Inspirational Books, 2020 One of Huff Post's 10 Most Anticipated Book Releases Of May 2020

A funny, honest book about depression, and what …More
 

First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Story about Anxiety
First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Story about Anxiety
By Wilson, Sarah
2018-04 - Dey Street Books
9780062836786 Check Our Catalog

 

 

New York Times Bestseller

Probably the best book on living with anxiety that I've ever read." - Mark Manson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

The Chinese believe that before you can conquer a beast, you must first make it beautiful.

Sarah Wilson first came across …More
 

Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety
Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety
By Smith, Daniel
2012-07 - Simon & Schuster
9781439177303 Check Our Catalog

 

Awards:
Books for a Better Life (2012)

In the insightful narrative tradition of Oliver Sacks, "Monkey Mind" is an uplifting, smart, and very funny memoir of life with anxiety. Smith brilliantly defangs the disease with humor, traveling through its demonic layers, expressing both its painful coherence and its absurdities. …More
 

Be Mighty: A Woman's Guide to Liberation from Anxiety, Worry, and Stress Using Mindfulness and Acceptance
Be Mighty: A Woman's Guide to Liberation from Anxiety, Worry, and Stress Using Mindfulness and Acceptance
By Stoddard, Jill A.
2020-01 - New Harbinger Publications
9781684034413 Check Our Catalog

 

 

You are stronger than your anxiety--you are mighty. In this empowering guide, you'll find practical tools to help you shed the shackles of worry and fear and embrace a more vibrant life.

In a culture where women are still paid less for doing the same jobs, expected to juggle family and career effortlessly, and faced with the harsh realities of misogyny and sexism daily, it's …More
 

This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression
This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression
By Merkin, Daphne
2017-02 - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
9780374140366 Check Our Catalog

 

 

New York Times Book Review Favorite Read of 2016

"Despair is always described as dull," writes Daphne Merkin, "when the truth is that despair has a light all its own, a lunar glow, the color of mottled silver." This Close to Happy--Merkin's rare, vividly personal account of what it feels like to suffer from clinical depression--captures this strange …More
 

The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness
The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness
By Cahalan, Susannah
2019-11 - Grand Central Publishing
9781538715284 Check Our Catalog

 

Shortlisted for the 2020 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize

Named a Best Book of 2020 by The Guardian * The Telegraph * The Times

"One of America's most courageous young journalists" and the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Brain on Fire investigates the shocking mystery behind the dramatic experiment that …More
 

The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years
The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years
By Hibbs, B. Janet
Author Rostain, Anthony
2019-04 - St. Martin's Press
9781250113139 Check Our Catalog

 

 

From two leading child and adolescent mental health experts comes a guide for the parents of every college and college-bound student who want to know what's normal mental health and behavior, what's not, and how to intervene before it's too late.

"The title says it all...Chock full of practical tools, resources and the wisdom that comes with years of …More
 

Are U Ok?: A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health
Are U Ok?: A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health
By Morton, Kati
2018-12 - Da Capo Lifelong Books
9780738234991 Check Our Catalog

 

A licensed marriage and family therapist and YouTube personality, Kati Morton answers the most commonly asked questions about mental health, including when to get help and where to find it.

Get answers to your most common questions about mental health and mental illness -- including anxiety, depression, bipolar and eating disorders, and more.

Are u ok? walks readers through …More
 

The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays
The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays
By Wang, Esme Weijun
2019-02 - Graywolf Press
9781555978273 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting Award

An intimate, moving book written with the immediacy and directness of one who still struggles with the effects of mental and chronic illness, The Collected Schizophrenias cuts right to the core. Schizophrenia is not a single unifying diagnosis, and Esm Weijun Wang …More
 

Healing with the Arts: A 12-Week Program to Heal Yourself and Your Community
Healing with the Arts: A 12-Week Program to Heal Yourself and Your Community
By Samuels, Michael
Author Lane, Mary Rockwood
2013-11 - Atria Books
9781582703930 Check Our Catalog

 

Heal yourself and your community with this proven 12-week program that uses the arts to awaken your innate healing abilities.

From musicians in hospitals to quilts on the National Mall--art is already healing people all over the world. It is helping veterans recover, improving the quality of life for cancer patients, and bringing communities together to improve their neighborhoods. Now …More
 

A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life
A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life
By Waldman, Ayelet
- Knopf Publishing Group
9780451494092 Check Our Catalog

 

The true story of how a renowned writer's struggle with mood storms led her to try a remedy as drastic as it is forbidden: microdoses of LSD. Her revealing, fascinating journey provides a window into one family and the complex world of a once-infamous drug seen through new eyes.

When a small vial arrives in her mailbox from "Lewis Carroll," Ayelet Waldman is at a low point. Her moods …More
 

Mental Health, Naturally: The Family Guide to Holistic Care for a Healthy Mind and Body
Mental Health, Naturally: The Family Guide to Holistic Care for a Healthy Mind and Body
By Kemper, Kathi J., MD
2010-03 - American Academy of Pediatrics
9781581103106 Check Our Catalog

 

Awards:
ForeWord Book of the Year Award (2010), IndieFab awards (2010), Midwest Book Award (MIPA) (2010)

With up-to-date research, illustrative examples, and a practical approach forindividuals and families, this handbook features an overview of mental healthdisorders, basic strategies for improving as well as preventing mental healthissues, and more. …More
 

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
By Gottlieb, Lori
2019-04 - Houghton Mifflin
9781328662057 Check Our Catalog

 

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Now being developed as a television series with Eva Longoria and ABC

"Rarely have I read a book that challenged me to see myself in an entirely new light, and was at the same time laugh-out-loud funny and utterly absorbing."--Katie Couric

"This is a daring, delightful, and transformative book."--Arianna …More
 

Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry
Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry
By Lieberman, Jeffrey A.
With Ogas, Ogi
2015-03 - Little, Brown Spark
9780316278867 Check Our Catalog

 

The fascinating story of psychiatry's origins, demise, and redemption, by the former President of the American Psychiatric Association.

Psychiatry has come a long way since the days of chaining "lunatics" in cold cells and parading them as freakish marvels before a gaping public.

But, as Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, reveals in his extraordinary and eye-opening book, the path to …More
 

The Valedictorian of Being Dead: The True Story of Dying Ten Times
The Valedictorian of Being Dead: The True Story of Dying Ten Times
By Armstrong, Heather
2019-04 - Gallery Books
9781501197048 Check Our Catalog

 

From New York Times bestselling author and blogger Heather B. Armstrong comes an honest and irreverent memoir--reminiscent of the New York Times bestseller Brain on Fire--about her experience as one of only a few people to participate in an experimental treatment for depression involving ten rounds of a chemically induced coma approximating brain death.

For …More
 

My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
By Stossel, Scott
2014-01 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307269874 Check Our Catalog

 

A riveting, revelatory, and moving account of the author's struggles with anxiety, and of the history of efforts by scientists, philosophers, and writers to understand the condition. …More
 

On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety
On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety
By Petersen, Andrea
- Crown Publishing Group (NY)
9780553418576 Check Our Catalog

 

A celebrated science and health reporter offers a wry, bracingly honest account of living with anxiety.

A racing heart. Difficulty breathing. Overwhelming dread. Andrea Petersen was first diagnosed with an anxiety disorder at the age of twenty, but she later realized that she had been experiencing panic attacks since childhood. With time her symptoms multiplied. She agonized over every …More
 

How to Beat Panic Disorder One Step at a Time: Using Evidence-Based Low-Intensity CBT
How to Beat Panic Disorder One Step at a Time: Using Evidence-Based Low-Intensity CBT
By Chellingsworth, Marie
Author Chellingsworth, Marie
- Constable & Robinson
9781472108845 Check Our Catalog

 

 

How to Beat Panic Disorder One Step at a Time is specifically addressed to low-intensity patients and follows an evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approach.

This book is the perfect resource for helping you to beat panic attacks and panic disorder, either by yourself or in conjunction with the support of an IAPT service. Written in a friendly, engaging …More
 

Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World
Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World
By Reber, Deborah
2018-06 - Workman Publishing
9781523502127 Check Our Catalog

 

It's time to say NO to trying to fit square-peg kids into rounds holes, and YES to raising them from a place of acceptance and joy.

Today millions of kids are stuck in a world that doesn't embrace who they really are. They are the one in five "differently wired" children with ADHD, dyslexia, giftedness, autism, anxiety, or other neurodifferences, and their challenges are many. And for …More
 

Parenting Your Stressed Child: 10 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Practices to Help Your Child Manage Stress and Build Essential Life Skills
Parenting Your Stressed Child: 10 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Practices to Help Your Child Manage Stress and Build Essential Life Skills
By Bailey, Michelle L.
2011-05 - New Harbinger Publications
9781572249790 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Kids may have fewer responsibilities than mom and dad, but childhood can still be one of the most stressful periods in life. The stresses of school, extracurricular activities, and even day-to-day family living can make kids feel overwhelmed and distracted. To make matters worse, children have very little control over the events in their lives, and haven't had as much practice managing stress …More
 

Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive Parenting Strategies to Help Your Teen Beat Anxiety, Stress, and Worry
Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive Parenting Strategies to Help Your Teen Beat Anxiety, Stress, and Worry
By Josephs, Sheila Achar
2017-01 - New Harbinger Publications
9781626254657 Check Our Catalog

 

"... thoughtful tools for helping young people help themselves."

--Library Journal

Parenting a teen isn't easy, but parenting an anxious teen is especially challenging. Written by a psychologist and expert on adolescent anxiety, this essential book will show you what really works to overcome all types of teen anxiety and how to apply specific skills to support your teen. …More
 

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things
By Lawson, Jenny
2015-09 - Flatiron Books
9781250077004 Check Our Catalog

 

 

In Furiously Happy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea.

But terrible ideas are what Jenny does best.

As Jenny says:

Some people might think that being 'furiously happy' is just an …More
 

Hack Your Anxiety: How to Make Anxiety Work for You in Life, Love, and All That You Do
Hack Your Anxiety: How to Make Anxiety Work for You in Life, Love, and All That You Do
By Clark, Alicia
With Sternfeld, Jon
2018-08 - Sourcebooks
9781492664130 Check Our Catalog

 

 

What if the way you're thinking about anxiety is off base? What if there's something about anxiety that can be used for you instead of against you?

In this revolutionary book, Dr. Alicia H. Clark recognizes anxiety as an unsung hero in the path to success and well-being. Anxiety is a powerful motivating force that can be harnessed to create a better you, if …More
 

Love Warrior: A Memoir
Love Warrior: A Memoir
By Melton, Glennon Doyle
Author Melton, Glennon Doyle
2016-09 - Flatiron Books
9781250075727 Check Our Catalog

 

 

#1 New York Times Bestseller

Oprah's Bookclub 2016 Selection

Riveting...a worthy investment...this book has real wisdom.

--New York Times Book Review

Provocative....I adore her honesty, her vulnerability, and her no-nonsense wisdom, and I know you will, too.

--Oprah …More
 

River of Time: My Descent Into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope
River of Time: My Descent Into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope
By Judd, Naomi
With Wilkie, Marcia
- Center Street
9781455595747 Check Our Catalog

 

Naomi Judd's life as a country music superstar has been nonstop success. But offstage, she has battled incredible adversity. Struggling through a childhood of harsh family secrets, the death of a young sibling, and absent emotional support, Naomi found herself reluctantly married and an expectant mother at age seventeen. Four years later, she was a single mom of two, who …More
 

American Psychosis: How the Federal Government Destroyed the Mental Illness Treatment System
American Psychosis: How the Federal Government Destroyed the Mental Illness Treatment System
By Torrey, E. Fuller, M.D.
2013-10 - Oxford University Press, USA
9780199988716 Check Our Catalog

 

In 1963, President John F. Kennedy delivered an historic speech on mental illness and retardation. He described sweeping new programs to replace "the shabby treatment of the many millions of the mentally disabled in custodial institutions" with treatment in community mental health centers. This movement, later referred to as "deinstitutionalization," continues to impact mental health care. Though …More
 

I Am Not Sick I Don't Need Help!: How to Help Someone with Mental Illness Accept Treatment
I Am Not Sick I Don't Need Help!: How to Help Someone with Mental Illness Accept Treatment
By Amador, Xavier F.
2011-12 - Vida Press
9780967718934 Check Our Catalog

 

Awards:
ForeWord Book of the Year Award (2012), IndieFab awards (2012)

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How to Find Mental Health Care for Your Child
How to Find Mental Health Care for Your Child
By Braaten, Ellen B.
2010-09 - American Psychological Association (APA)
9781433808982 Check Our Catalog

 

It is estimated that up to a quarter of American children will experience a psychiatric disorder at some point in their development. Concerned parents whose children struggle with issues such as depression, anxiety, learning disorders, and attention problems face tough questions including: Does my child need medication? How do I get an appropriate diagnosis? What do I need to know to find the most …More
 

The Price of Silence: A Mom's Perspective on Mental Illness
The Price of Silence: A Mom's Perspective on Mental Illness
By Long, Liza
Foreword by Koplewicz, Harold S.
2014-08 - Hudson Street Press
9781594632570 Check Our Catalog

 

Awards:
Books for a Better Life (2015)

Liza Long is the mother of a child who has bipolar disorder. When she heard about the Newtown shooting, her first thought was, What if my son does that someday? She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy, which the Boise State University online journal published as I Am Adam Lanza's Mother. The post went viral, receiving 1.2 million Facebook likes, nearly 17,000 tweets, and 30,000 emails.
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Will's Choice: A Suicidal Teen, a Desperate Mother, and a Chronicle of Recovery
Will's Choice: A Suicidal Teen, a Desperate Mother, and a Chronicle of Recovery
By Griffith, Gail
2005-05 - HarperCollins Publishers
9780060598655 Check Our Catalog

 

This timely and compelling family memoir candidly tells the story of one family, an attempted teen suicide, and the emotional and practical struggle to get help. …More