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Paperny, Anna Mehler

Summary: "A personal story of depression, as well as a journalistic account of its role and ramifications in society today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAPERNY, ANNA MEHLER PAP

Glass, Charles

Summary: "A brilliant and poignant history of the friendship between two great war poets, Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, alongside a narrative investigation of the origins of PTSD and the literary response to World War I. From the moment war broke out across Europe in 1914, the world entered a new, unparalleled era of modern warfare. Soldiers faced relentless machine gun shelling, incredible...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.3 GLA

Seahorn, Janet J.

Summary: The author writes from his experience as a young army officer in Vietnam who served with the Dauntless Black Lions of the 1st Infantry Division. His spouse and co-author describes her perspective as a wife and mother who has lived the past thirty years with a veteran who suffers from the physical, and more specifically, the mental scars of combat. You will become familiar with how PTSD...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Team Pursuits 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8521 SEA

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "The Brain Warrior's Way is your arsenal to win the fight to live a better life. The Amens will guide you through the process, and give you the tools to take control. So if you're serious about your health, either out of desire or necessity, it's time to arm yourself and head into battle,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 AME

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 AME

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...

Format: text

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

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 TWE

Mueller, Anna S.

1 hold on 1 copy

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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Galen, Gillian

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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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2022

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

Summary: "An anthology of essays and illustrations that illuminate mental health topics in a straightforward way"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 JEN

Summary: The nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to helping those living with mental illness provides clear, honest, jargon-free information for anyone struggling emotionally and looking for help.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rocky Pond Books 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 618.92 WHE

Insel, Thomas R.

Summary: "A bold, expert, and actionable map for the re-invention of America's broken mental health care system As director of the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Thomas Insel was giving a presentation when the father of a boy with schizophrenia yelled from the back of the room, "Our house is on fire and you're telling me about the chemistry of the paint! What are you doing to put out the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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

Percy, Jennifer.

Summary: A report on the long-lasting effects of war on individual and national psyches shares the experiences of veterans working through post-traumatic stress disorder at a Christian rehabilitation camp.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.85 PER

Cooke, Pan

Summary: "A memoir of living with OCD before and after diagnosis"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rocky Pond Books 2024

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Lawson, Wenn

Summary: Packed with practical advice, this is the first book to address the challenges facing older people with autism. With first-hand stories and drawing on the latest research, it will help to support older adults with autism through lifestyle changes as well as physical and sensory challenges post-retirement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85882 LAW

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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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2021

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

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

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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Summary: A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD THA

Harkness, Joe

Summary: When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed such beauty before? Soon, every avian encounter took him one step closer to accepting who he is. The positive change in Joe's wellbeing was so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unbound 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARKNESS, JOE HAR

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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Ormsbee, Kathryn

Summary: "Eleven-year-old homeschooled Katie experiences the ups and downs of growing up and 6th grade--from bad haircuts and friendship breakups to new experiences, new friends, and a new understanding of her OCD"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC ORM

Solden, Sari

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Summary: Live boldly as a woman with ADHD! This radical guide will show you how to cultivate your individual strengths, honor your neurodiversity, and learn to communicate with confidence and clarity. A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD is the first guided workbook for women with ADHD designed to break the cycle of negative self-talk and shame-based narratives that stem from the common and limiting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2019

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