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Summary: In this manic spoof of Hitchcock, a neurotic psychiatrist becomes the new head of a sanitarium and is caught up in kidnapping, murder, and mistaken identity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HIG

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

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

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

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD THA

Summary: Two local outcasts attempt to save a local video store. Amateur film director Mike must find a way to save the business after his magnetized friend, Jerry, erases every movie in the store. Using an outdated video camera and their own special effects, the two embark on an adventure to remake all the movies, from "Ghostbusters" to "Driving Miss Daisy," turning the two town misfits into local...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BE

Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller)

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1997

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Steel, Danielle

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Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

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

Lerner-Wren, Ginger

Summary: "The story of America's first Mental Health Court as told by its presiding judge, Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren--from its inception in 1997 to its implementation in over 400 courts across the nation As a young lawyer, Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren bore witness to the consequences of an underdeveloped mental health care infrastructure. Unable to do more than offer guidance, she watched families being torn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345 LER

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

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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Jamison, Kay R.

Summary: A psychiatrist traces her marriage to a renowned scientist who overcame severe dyslexia to become an expert on schizophrenia, describing his slow surrender to cancer and her own struggles to overcome grief and depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.89 Jamison 2009

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PUR

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

Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller)

Summary: 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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2014

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

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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Sweet, Matthew

Summary: "Stockholm, 1968. A thousand American deserters and draft-resisters are arriving to escape the war in Vietnam. They're young, they're radical, and they want to start a revolution. Some of them even want to take the fight to America. The Swedes treat them like pop stars--but the CIA is determined to stop all that. It's a job for the deep-cover men of Operation Chaos and their allies--agents who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 SWE

Eason, Lynette

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Summary: Honorably discharged from the Army after an explosion nearly killed her, former military psychiatrist Brooke Adams has set up shop to help others, but her days of helping military personnel are over. Former Army Special Ops Sergeant First Class Asher James could handle anything that war sent his way-- terrorists, bombs, bullets. The only thing that scares him now is sleep. As the shadows close...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2019

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Summary: America's frenzied debate over government health insurance has eclipsed another, no less challenging, national health care crisis-the plight of people with serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This Fred Friendly Seminar sheds light on barriers to treatment, ethical and legal dilemmas, and fragmented social policies that are creating a nightmare for families, filling...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Carl Allen signs up for a self-help program based on one simple principle: say yes to everything ... and anything. Unleashing the power of 'yes' transforms Carl's life in amazing and unexpected ways, but he soon discovers that embracing every opportunity might just become too much of a good thing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD YES RATED PG-13

Fagan, Kate

Summary: A sports journalist relates the story of Ivy League freshman and track star Maddy Holleran, who seemingly had it all and succeeded at everything she tried, but who secretly grappled with mental illness before taking her own life during the spring semester.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 FAG

Roth, Alisa

Summary: An expose of the mental-health crisis in America's courts and prisons reveals that nearly half of the nation's inmates are actually afflicted by a psychiatric problem, examines how inmates are denied treatment, and suggests a more humane approach.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 ROT

Cahalan, Susannah

Summary: For centuries, doctors have struggled to define mental illness--how do you diagnose it, how do you treat it, how do you even know what it is? In search of an answer, in the 1970s a Stanford psychologist named David Rosenhan and seven other people--sane, normal, well-adjusted members of society--went undercover into asylums around America to test the legitimacy of psychiatry's labels. Forced to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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Summary: Peggy is a happy-go-lucky secretary who is a great friend, employee, and sister. She lives alone with her beloved dog Pencil. But when Pencil unexpectedly dies, Peggy must find meaning in her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY YEA

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Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 PER

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