Great Reads about Mental Illness and Health

Resources listed in "Ben Behind His Voices" - and more since the book was published last fall.
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Guilt, Blame Linger in Many Families of Those With Schizophrenia Alcohol, Mental Health Resources, Parents, Mental Health, Parenting, Foster Care, Counseling Kids, Counseling, Disorders
Guilt, Blame Linger in Many Families of Those With Schizophrenia
Guilt, Blame Linger in Many Families of Those With Schizophrenia
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Childhood Onset Schizophrenia. First, You have to believe it's real - then you have to convince others, and you need to find help. Not easy
– identical twins each write the story from unique points of view: the “well” twin who is now a psychiatrist, and the “ill” twin who is an award-winning poet and describes periods of psychosis in remarkable detail; Mindfulness, Writers And Poets, Memoir Writing, Identical Twins, Schizophrenia Symptoms, Adolescence, Reading Groups
Divided Minds: Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through S…
– identical twins each write the story from unique points of view: the “well” twin who is now a psychiatrist, and the “ill” twin who is an award-winning poet and describes periods of psychosis in remarkable detail;
everything you ever wanted to know about schizophrenia – and some things you never knew you needed to know – but didn’t know where to ask; Manual, Public, Chicago, Mental Health Disorders, Mental Health Professional
everything you ever wanted to know about schizophrenia – and some things you never knew you needed to know – but didn’t know where to ask;
the day the voice stopped by ken steele
Steele’s insider view of schizophrenia, truthfully told; includes his pain about his family’s rejection of him, and helped me to vow to never abandon Ben.
the movie poster for my sister's keeper, featuring two people in front of trees
the sibling point of view from the author’s own experience.
Useful and realistic information to go with the catchy title.The authors also write a Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid blog , and I highly recommend that as well. I could have used this book when Ben was going through frightening changes that shook my parenting confidence to the core. Learning Disabilities, Parenting Tips, Writing A Book, Personal Development, Adhd, Parenting Advice, Parenting Hacks
Home - Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid
Useful and realistic information to go with the catchy title.The authors also write a Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid blog , and I highly recommend that as well. I could have used this book when Ben was going through frightening changes that shook my parenting confidence to the core.
Defying Mental Illness brings the techniques of mental illness recovery to general audiences. A strengths-based planning approach that makes mental health disorders and treatment understandable.
Defying Mental Illness brings the techniques of mental illness recovery to general audiences. A strengths-based planning approach that makes mental health disorders and treatment understandable.
the front and back cover of a book with an image of a man laying on his stomach
Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness - Pete Earley
Earley looks at his son’s schizophrenia, and the system of mental health care in the United States, through the eyes of an investigative reporter. Prepare to be shocked.
the book how to live with a mentally ill person
exactly what the subtitle says it is; full of practical suggestions, from how to recognize symptoms to what to do plan for your relative’s future; very empowering and positive in tone, while extremely realistic
i am not sick, i don't need help
I am not Sick, I don't Need Help!
This is one of recommended resources in my book Ben Behind His Voices. Want to understand why your relative "denies" his illness? Combines science (it's called anosognosia) and personal Experience (author's brother had schizophrenia)
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Randye Kaye - Author, Speaker, Actress, Voice Talent
One reviewer called this "A memoir that reads like a riveting novel." Publishers Weekly calls it a "must-read" - in hardcover or (must-listen) audiobook versions.