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Gagne, Patric

11 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Patric Gagne realized she made others uncomfortable before she started kindergarten. Something about her caused people to react in a way she didn't understand. She suspected it was because she didn't feel things the way other kids did. Emotions like fear, guilt, and empathy eluded her. For the most part, she felt nothing. And she didn't like the way that "nothing" felt. She did her best to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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Pratt, Misty

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Why are so many women feeling anxious, stressed out, and depressed, and why are they not getting the help they need? Over the past decade, mood disorders have skyrocketed among women, who are twice as likely to be diagnosed as men. Yet in a healthcare system steeped in gender bias, women's complaints are often dismissed, their normal emotions are pathologized, and treatments routinely fail to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2024

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Kennedy, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: "Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 KENNEDY, PATRICK J KEN

Garner, Allison

Summary: "Takes readers through Allison Garner's ... journey with her daughter as they face her daughter's emotional, mental, and behavioral struggles. With ... honest reflection, Allison shares her own struggles learning how to parent a child with major emotional and mental struggles, from multiple suicide attempts to cutting school ... Including excerpts from her daughter's journal, Unconditional,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan James Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GAR

Kennedy, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: "Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles. On May 5, 2006, the New York Times ran two stories, 'Patrick Kennedy Crashes Car into Capitol Barrier' and then, several hours...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, PATRICK J. KEN

Lombardo, Jennifer

Summary: "In the past, mental health was rarely discussed; it was seen as a private or even embarrassing issue, and anyone with a mental illness was generally expected to keep it to themselves. Today, however, many people have recognized the benefits of being open and honest about mental health. Through informative fact boxes, helpful graphic organizers, and engaging text, readers learn the basics about...

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Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.89 LOM

Caine, Linda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8527 CAI

Taylor, Jessica

Summary: "Angry, opinionated, mouthy, aggressive, hysterical, mad, disordered, crazy, psycho, delusional, borderline, hormonal... Women have long been pathologized, locked up and medicated for not conforming to whichever norms or stereotypes are expected of them in that time and space. Sexy But Psycho is a challenging and uncomfortable book which seeks to explore the way professionals and society at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Constable 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 TAY

Gutman, Matt

Summary: "Matt Gutman can tell you the precise moment when his life was upended. Reporting live on a huge story in January 2020, he found himself in the throes of an on-air panic attack--and not for the first time. The truth is that Gutman had been enduring panic attacks in secret for twenty years: soul-bruising episodes that left his vision constricted, his body damp, his nerves shot. Despite the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 GUT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Health Mind Gutman

Tweedy, Damon

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Black Man in a White Coat comes a powerful and urgent call to center psychiatry and mental health care into the mainstream of medicine As much as we all might wish that mental health problems, with their elusive causes and unsettling behaviors, simply did not exist, millions of people suffer from them, sometimes to an extreme extent. Many others...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2024

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Mueller, Anna S.

Summary: "During her junior year at Poplar Grove High School, Aria found herself sliding into a worsening depression. She had what she described as the perfect life, including fabulous vacations, her dream car, and more importantly, a big loving family, close friends, and a boyfriend she adored, but daily life had become unbearable. Though she knew how badly her suicide would hurt everyone around her,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.28 MUE

Posthuma, Lisabeth

Summary: "Joel's new job at the video store is just what the therapist ordered. But what happens if the first true friend he's made in years finds out about What Was Wrong With Him? Seventeen-year-old Joel Teague has a new prescription from his therapist--a part-time job--the first step toward the elusive Normal life he's been so desperate to live ever since The Bad Thing happened. Lucky for Joel, ROYO...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC POS

Gong, Neil

Summary: "In 2022, Los Angeles became the US city with the largest population of unhoused people, a stark contrast with the city's luxurious hillside mansions. This book from sociologist Neil Gong traces the divide between the haves and have nots by looking to mental health treatment, a key factor in what kind of life a person can live. As Gong shows, the mental health options available to the wealthy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2086 GON

Hoss, Kami

Summary: Your mouth is the gateway to your body and the most critical organ for improving your health. From its microbiome to its shape, it impacts your physical and mental well-being in countless ways. Hoss connects the dots between oral health and whole-body health. He offers a roadmap to a longer, more successful future for you and your family. - adapted from jacket

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Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.6 HOS

Fleischman, John.

Summary: Through the case history of Phineas Gage, a 19th century Vermonter who had an iron bar driven through his brain and lived, the book examines what is known of brain function.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 FLE

Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller)

Summary: Beginning in the 1960s in the United States, scores of patients with severe psychiatric disorders were discharged from public mental hospitals. At the same time, activists forced changes in commitment laws that made it impossible to treat half of the patients that left the hospital. The combined effect was profoundly destructive. Today, among homeless persons, at least one-third are severely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 TOR

Kryst, Cheslie

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The text read, "By the time you get this . . ." This is the story of Cheslie Kryst, a former Miss USA, in her own words. When the world awoke on the morning of January 30, 2022, many were shocked to learn of the tragic death of former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst. For most people, the news was unfathomable. How could a young woman in the prime of her life--a pageant queen, accomplished attorney,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forefront Books 2024

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Clark, Anna (Anna Leigh)

Summary: "When the people of Flint, Michigan, turned on their faucets in April 2014, the water pouring out was poisoned with lead and other toxins. Through a series of disastrous decisions, the state government had switched the city's water supply to a source that corroded Flint's aging lead pipes. Complaints about the foul-smelling water were dismissed: the residents of Flint, mostly poor and African...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.6 CLA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.6 CLA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.6 CLA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Environ Clark

Powers, Ron

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia. From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the anti-psychiatry movement to the current landscape in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 POW

Gibson, Lindsay C.

Summary: If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, or abandonment. You may recall your childhood as a time when your emotional needs were not met, when your feelings were dismissed, or when you took on adult levels of responsibility in an effort to compensate for your parent's behavior. These wounds can be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 GIB

Ruliffson, Jess

Summary: "Candid, compassionate graphic interviews with returning war vets from the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq. Cartoonist Jess Ruliffson spent five years traveling across the country interviewing veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, from kitchen tables in Georgia and libraries in New York City to dive bars in Mississippi and back porches in Vermont. What she finds is that the real...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 355 RUL

Fox, Helena

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Biz sees her father every day, though he died when she was seven. When he suddenly disappears, she tumbles into a disaster-land of grief and depression from which she must find her way back"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FOX

Galen, Gillian

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Keep calm, be skillful -- and take control! Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is one of the most popular and most effective treatments for mental health conditions that result from out-of-control emotions. Combining elements of Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Eastern mindfulness practice, DBT was initially used as a powerful treatment to address the suffering associated with borderline...

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2021

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Meshuggah (Musical group)

Contents: Broken cog -- The abysmal eye -- Light the shortening fuse -- Phantoms -- Ligature marks -- God he sees in mirrors -- They move below -- Kaleidoscope -- Black cathedral -- I am that thirst -- The faultless -- Armies of the preposterous -- Past tense.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MES

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