Mental Health

  • After the war zone: a practical guide for returning troops and their families. Laurie Slone. 616.8521 SLO
  • Against depression. Peter Kramer. 616.8527 KRA
  • Back to life: getting past your past with resilience, strength, and optimism. Alicia Salzer. 616.8521 SAL
  • A balanced life: 9 strategies for coping with the mental health problems of a loved one. Tom Smith. 362.1968 SMI
  • Beating the senior blues: how to feel better and enjoy life again. Leslie Eckford. 616.8527 ECK
  • Better than normal: why what makes you different makes you exceptional. Dale Archer. 155.22 ARC
  • Beyond the blues: a guide to understanding and treating prenatal and postpartum depression. Shoshana S. Bennett. 618.76 BEN
  • Bipolar and pregnant. Kristin Finn. 616.895 FIN
  • The bipolar child. Demitri Papolos. 618.9289 PAP
  • Bipolar disorder for dummies. Candida Fink, Joseph Kraynak. 616.895 FIN
  • The bipolar handbook: real-life questions with up-to-date answers. Wes Burgess. 616.895 BUR
  • The bipolar handbook for children, teens, and families. Wes Burgess. 616.895 BUR
  • The book of woe: the DSM and the unmaking of psychiatry. Gary Greenberg. 616.89 GRE
  • The boy who was raised as a dog: and other stories from a child psychiatrist’s notebook. Bruce D. Perry, Maia Szalavitz. 618.9289 PER
  • The burden of sympathy: how families cope with mental illness. David A. Karp. 362.2 KAR
  • College of the overwhelmed: the campus mental health crisis and what to do about it. Richard Kadison. 378.197 KAD
  • Comfortably numb: how psychiatry is medicating a nation. Charles Barber. 615.1 BAR
  • The complete family guide to schizophrenia. Kim T. Mueser, Susan Gingerich. 616.898 MUE
  • Coping with schizophrenia: a guide for patients, families and caregivers. Steven Jones. 616.898 JON
  • Courage after fire: coping strategies for troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. Keith Armstrong. 616.8521 ARM
  • Crazy: a father’s search through America’s mental health madness. Pete Earley. 362.209 EAR
  • Crazy in America: the hidden tragedy of our criminalized mentally ill. Mary Beth Pfeiffer. 364.38 PFE
  • Darkness is my only companion: a Christian response to mental illness. Kathryn Greene-McCreight. 259.4 GRE
  • A deeper shade of blue: a woman’s guide to recognizing and treating depression in her childbearing years. Ruta Nonacs. 616.8527 NON
  • Depression and your child: a guide for parents and caregivers. Deborah Serani. 618.9285 SER
  • Digging out: helping your loved one manage clutter, hoarding & compulsive acquiring. Michael A. Tompkins, Tamara L. Hartl. 616.8522 TOM
  • The disappearing girl: learning the language of teenage depression. Lisa Machoian. 616.8527 MACH
  • Does everyone have ADHD?: a teen’s guide to diagnosis and treatment. Christine Petersen. Y 616.8589 PET
  • The eating disorder sourcebook. Carolyn Costin. 616.8526 COS
  • Emotional first aid: practical strategies for treating failure, rejection, guilt, and other everyday psychological injuries. Guy Winch. 158.1 WIN
  • The essential family guide to borderline personality disorder: new tools and techniques to stop walking on eggshells. Randi Kreger. 616.8585 KRE
  • The essential guide to psychiatric drugs. Jack M. Gorman. 615.788 GOR
  • The explosive child: a new approach for understanding and parenting easily frustrated, chronically inflexible children. Ross W. Greene. 649.153 GRE
  • Falling into the fire: a psychiatrist’s encounters with the mind in crisis. Christine Montross. 616.89 MON
  • The family guide to mental health care. Lloyd I. Sederer. 616.89 SED, Large Type 616.89 SED
  • Feeling good: the new mood therapy. David D. Burns. 158.1 BUR
  • Fifty signs of mental illness. James Whitney Hicks. 616.89 HIC
  • Flashback: posttraumatic stress disorder, suicide, and the lessons of war. Penny Coleman. 616.8521 COL
  • Get out of your mind & into your life: the new acceptance & commitment therapy. Steven C. Hayes. 616.8914 HAY
  • Healing invisible wounds. Richard F. Mollica. 616.8521 MOL
  • Healing the angry brain: how understanding the way your brain works can help you control anger & aggression. Ronald Potter-Efron. 152.47 POT
  • Healing your hungry heart: recovering from your eating disorder. Joanna Poppink. Large Type 616.8526 POP
  • Helping your anxious child. 649.15 HEL
  • Home from the war: learning from Vietnam veterans: with a new preface on the War in Iraq. Robert Jay Lifton. 959.704 LIF
  • Hope and healing for kids who cut: learning to understand and help those who self-injure. Marv Penner. Y 616.8582 PEN
  • I don’t want to be crazy. Samantha Schutz. Y 616.8522 SCH
  • If you think you have seasonal affective disorder. Clifford A. Taylor, Robin K. Levinson. 616.8527 TAY
  • If your adolescent has an anxiety disorder. Edna B. Foa, Linda Wasmer Andrews. 618.9285 FOA
  • If your adolescent has an eating disorder. B. Timothy Walsh, V.L. Cameron. 618.9285 WAL
  • If your adolescent has depression or bipolar disorder. Dwight L. Evans. 618.9285 EVA
  • If your adolescent has schizophrenia. Raquel E. Gur, Ann Braden Johnson. 618.9289 GUR
  • The insanity offense: how America’s failure to treat the seriously mentally ill endangers its citizens. E. Fuller Torrey. 362.2042 TOR
  • Invisible men: men’s inner lives and the consequences of silence. Michael E. Addis. 155.332 ADD
  • Is it me or my meds?: living with antidepressants. David A. Karp. 616.8527 KAR
  • Jesus wept: when faith and depression meet. Barbara Cawthorne Crafton. 248.862 CRA
  • Letters to a young therapist: stories of hope and healing. Mary Pipher. 616.8914 PIP
  • Managing your depression: what you can do to feel better. Susan J. Noonan. 616.8527 NOO
  • Manufacturing depression: the secret history of a modern disease. Gary Greenberg. 362.25 GRE
  • Mental illness. 616.89 MEN
  • Mind race: a firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with bipolar disorder. Patrick E. Jamieson. 616.895 JAM, Y 616.895 JAM
  • The mindful way through depression: freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness. 616.8527 MIN
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for dummies. Patrizia Collard. 616.8914 COL
  • Momma and the meaning of life: tales of psychotherapy. Irvin D. Yalom. 616.891 YAL
  • My age of anxiety: fear, hope, dread, and the search for peace of mind. Scott Stossel. 616.8522 STO, CD 616.8522 STO
  • My kind of sad: what it’s like to be young and depressed. Kate Scowen. Y 616.8527 SCO
  • Myths about suicide. Thomas Joiner. 362.28 JOI
  • The parents’ guide to psychological first aid: helping children and adolescents cope with predictable life crises. 649.1 PAR
  • Perfect girls, starving daughters: the frightening new normalcy of hating your body. Courtney E. Martin. 616.8526 MAR
  • Poe’s heart and the mountain climber: exploring the effect of anxiety on our brains and our culture. Richard Restak. 152.46 RES
  • Pregnancy blues. Shaila Kulkarni Misri. 618.76 MIS
  • Psychiatric tales: eleven graphic stories about mental illness. Darryl Cunningham. Graphic 616.89 CUN
  • The red tree. Shaun Tan. Y 152.4 TAN
  • Saving normal: an insider’s revolts against out-of-control psychiatric diagnosis, DSM-5, big pharma, and the medicalization of ordinary life. Allen Frances. 616.89 FRA
  • The seven beliefs: a step-by-step guide to help Latinas recognize and overcome depression. Belisa Lozano-Vranich. 616.8527 LOZ, Spanish Lang. 616.8527 LOZ
  • Should you medicate your child’s mind?: a child psychiatrist makes sense of whether to give kids psychiatric medication. Elizabeth J. Roberts. 618.9289 ROB
  • Snakes in suits: when psychopaths go to work. Paul Babiak, Robert D. Hare. 658.314 BAB
  • The sociopath next door: the ruthless versus the rest of us. Martha Stout. 616.8582 STO
  • Spontaneous happiness. Andrew Weil. 613 WEI
  • Surviving schizophrenia: a manual for families, patients, and providers. E. Fuller Torrey. 616.898 TOR
  • Talk is not enough : how psychotherapy really works. Willard Gaylin. 616.8914 GAY
  • The 10 best-ever depression management techniques: understanding how your brain makes you depressed & what you can do to change it. Margaret Wehrenberg. 616.8527 WEH
  • Thin. Lauren Greenfield. Y 616.8526 GRE
  • The trauma zone: trusting God for emotional healing. R. Dandridge Collins. 248.86 COL
  • Treating and preventing adolescent mental health disorders. 616.89 TRE
  • Understanding your moods when you’re expecting: emotions, mental health, and happiness– before, during, and after pregnancy. Lucy J. Puryear. 618.2 PUR
  • The untold war: inside the hearts, minds, and souls of our soldiers. Nancy Sherman. 355 SHE
  • The veteran’s PTSD handbook: how to file and collect on claims for post-traumatic stress disorder. John D. Roche. 616.8521 ROC
  • Voices of bipolar disorder: the healing companion: stories for courage, comfort and strength. 616.895 VOI
  • We’ve got issues: children and parents in the age of medication. Judith Warner. 618.9289 WAR
  • What you must think of me: a firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with social anxiety disorder. Emily Ford. 616.8522 FOR, Y 616.8522 FOR
  • When dad hurts mom: helping your children heal the wounds of witnessing abuse. Lundy Bancroft. 362.8292 BAN
  • When life goes dark: finding hope in the midst of depression. Richard Winter. 248.862 WIN
  • When nothing matters anymore: a survival guide for depressed teens. Bev Cobain. Y 616.8527 COB
  • When the labels don’t fit: a new approach to raising a challenging child. Barbara Probst. 649.153 PRO
  • When your loved one has dementia: a simple guide for caregivers. 616.83 WHE
  • Winter blues: seasonal affective disorder: what it is and how to overcome it. Norman E. Rosenthal. 616.8527 ROS
  • The wisdom of psychopaths: what saints, spies, and serial killers can teach us about success. Kevin Dutton. 155.232 DUT

BIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR

  • ADHD & me: what I learned from lighting fires at the dinner table. Blake E.S. Taylor. Y 616.8589 TAY
  • Against medical advice: a true story. James Patterson, Hal Friedman. 616.83 PAT
  • All of me: how I learned to live with the many personalities sharing my body. Kim Noble. 616.8523 NOB
  • Between heaven and Ground Zero. Leslie D. Haskin. B Haskins
  • Beyond blue: surviving depression & anxiety and making the most of bad genes. Therese J. Borchard. 616.8527 BOR, Large Type 616.8527 BOR
  • Brain on fire: my month of madness. Susannah Cahalan. 616.832 CAH
  • Brave girl eating: a family’s struggle with anorexia. Harriet Brown. 616.8526 BRO
  • The burn journals. Brent Runyon. Y 362.28 RUN, Y AUDIO CD 362.28 RUN
  • Buzz: a year of paying attention. Katherine Ellison. 616.8589 ELL
  • Crazy enough: a memoir. Storm Large. B Large
  • Denial: a memoir of terror. Jessica Stern. 364.1532 STE
  • Devil in the details: scenes from an obsessive girlhood. Jennifer Traig. 616.8522 TRA
  • Distorted: how a mother and daughter unraveled the truth, the lies, and the realities of an eating disorder. Lorri Antosz Benson, Taryn Leigh Benson. Y 616.8526 BEN
  • Divided minds: twin sisters and their journey through schizophrenia. Pamela Spiro Wagner, Carolyn Spiro. 616.898 WAG
  • Down came the rain. Brooke Shields. 618.76 SHI, CD 618.76 SHI
  • Eight stories up: an adolescent chooses hope over suicide. DeQuincy Lezine. 362.28 LEZ
  • Every love story is a ghost story: a life of David Foster Wallace. D.T. Max. B Wallace
  • Fall to pieces: a memoir of drugs, rock ‘n’ roll, and mental illness. Mary Forsberg Weiland. 362.29 WEI
  • Gaining: the truth about life after eating disorders. Aimee Liu. 616.8526 LIU
  • Haldol and hyacinths: a bipolar life. Melody Moezzi. 616.895 MOE
  • Handbook for an unpredictable life: how I survived Sister Renata and my crazy mother, and still came out smiling (with great hair). Rosie Perez. B Perez
  • Here’s the deal: don’t touch me. Howie Mandel. B Mandel
  • Here’s the story: surviving Marcia Brady and finding my true voice. Maureen McCormick. B McCormick
  • Hide & seek: how I laughed at depression, conquered my fears and found happiness: a neurotic’s hilarious journey. Wendy Aron. 616.8527 ARO
  • House of happy endings. Leslie Garis. B Garis
  • How I made it to eighteen: a mostly true story. Tracy White. Y 741.5 WHI
  • Hurry down sunshine. Michael Greenberg. 616.895 GRE
  • In the water they can’t see you cry: a memoir. Amanda Beard. B Beard
  • Just like someone without mental illness only more so: a memoir. Mark Vonnegut. 616.898 VON
  • A legacy of madness: recovering my family from generations of mental illness. Tom Davis. B Davis
  • The long journey home: a memoir. Margaret Robison. B Robison
  • Loud in the house of myself: memoir of a strange girl. Stacy Pershall. 362.1968 PER
  • The Mad Bomber of New York: the extraordinary true story of the manhunt that paralyzed a city. Michael M. Greenburg. 363.325 GRE
  • Madness: a bipolar life. Marya Hornbacher. 616.895 HOR
  • Manic: a memoir. Terri Cheney. 616.895 CHE
  • Marbles: mania, depression, Michelangelo, & me: a graphic memoir. Ellen Forney. Graphic B Forney
  • Marni. Marni Bates. Y 305.235 BAT
  • Me, myself, and them: a firsthand account of one young person’s experience with schizophrenia. Kurt Snyder. 616.898 SNY, Y 616.898 SNY
  • The memory palace. Mira Bartók. 362.2085 BAR
  • Monkey mind: a memoir of anxiety. Daniel Smith. 616.8522 SMI
  • Monochrome days: a firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with depression. Cait Irwin. 616.8527 IRW, Y 616.8527 IRW
  • The mother knot: a memoir. Kathryn Harrison. 306.8743 HAR
  • Never have your dog stuffed: and other things I’ve learned.  Alan Alda. B Alda, Large Type, CD
  • Newtown: an American tragedy. Matthew Lysiak. 371.782 LYS
  • Next to nothing: a firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with an eating disorder. Carrie Arnold. 616.8526 ARN, Y 616.8526 ARN
  • Playing house: notes of a reluctant mother. Lauren Slater. B Slater
  • Rae. Chelsea Rae Swiggett. Y 616.8522 SWI
  • Skinny boy: a young man’s battle and triumph over anorexia. Gary A. Grahl. Y 616.8526 GRA
  • The soloist: a lost dream, an unlikely friendship, and the redemptive power of music. Steve Lopez. B Ayers, CD B Ayers, DVD Drama S
  • Swing low: a life. Miriam Toews. B Toews
  • Sybil exposed: the extraordinary story behind the famous multiple personality case. Debbie Nathan. 616.8582 NAT
  • The thought that counts: a firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Jared Douglas Kant. 616.8522 KAN, Y 616.8522 KAN
  • Unbearable lightness: a story of loss and gain. Portia De Rossi. B De Rossi
  • Well enough alone: a cultural history of my hypochondria. Jennifer Traig. 616.8525 TRA
  • Why I jumped: my true story of postpartum depression, dramatic rescue & return to hope. Tina Zahn. 248.862 ZAH
  • Will’s choice: a suicidal teen, a desperate mother, and a chronicle of recovery. Gail Griffith. 362.28 GRI
  • Wish I could be there: notes from a phobic life. Allen Shawn. 616.8522 SHA
  • You remind me of you: a poetry memoir. Eireann Corrigan. Y 811 COR

FICTION

  • Addition. Toni Jordan. Fic JOR
  • The big girls. Susanna Moore. Fic MOO
  • Black box. Julie Schumacher. Y Fic SCH
  • A blue so dark. Holly Schindler. Y Fic SCH
  • Border crossing. Jessica Lee Anderson. Y Fic AND
  • Cameron and the girls. Edward Averett. Y Fic AVE
  • The cloud chamber. Joyce Maynard. Y Fic MAY
  • The cloud of unknowing. Thomas H. Cook. Large Type Fic COO
  • Compuls1on. Heidi Ayarbe. Y Fic AYA
  • Crazy. Han Nolan. Y Fic NOL
  • Cryer’s Cross. Lisa McMann. Y Fic MACM
  • Dr. Bird’s advice for sad poets. Evan Roskos. Y Fic ROS
  • The drowning girl: a memoir. Caitlin R. Kiernan. Sci. Fic KIE
  • Feeling for bones. Bethany Pierce. Rel. Fic PIE
  • The good patient. Kristin Waterfield Duisberg. Fic DUI
  • Goth Girl rising. Barry Lyga. Y Fic LYG
  • Heck: superhero. Martine Leavitt. Y Fic LEA
  • I will save you. Matt de la Peña. Y Fic PEN
  • Impulse. Ellen Hopkins. Y Fic HOP
  • In state of becoming. Simon van der Heym. Rel. Fic VAN
  • In the midst of it all. Tiffany L. Warren. Rel. Fic WAR
  • Invisible. Pete Hautman. Y Fic HAU
  • It’s kind of a funny story. Ned Vizzini. Y Fic VIZ, DVD Drama I
  • Life in miniature. Linda Schlossberg. Fic SCH
  • Lucille. Ludovic Debeurme. Graphic Fic DEB
  • The map of true places. Brunonia Barry. Fic BAR
  • The nature of Jade. Deb Caletti. Y Fic CAL
  • Not as crazy as I seem. George Harrar. Y Fic HAR
  • OCD love story. Corey Ann Haydu. Y Fic HAY
  • One glorious ambition: the compassionate crusade of Dorothea Dix. Jane Kirkpatrick. Rel. Fic KIR
  • Or give me death: a novel of Patrick Henry’s family. Ann Rinaldi. Y Fic RIN
  • Pretty Girl-13. Liz Coley. Y Fic COL
  • Riding out the storm. Sis Deans. Y Fic DEA
  • Saving Francesca. Melina Marchetta. Y Fic MAR, Large Type Fic MAR
  • The silver linings playbook. Matthew Quick. Fic QUI, DVD Drama S
  • Skin. Adrienne Maria Vrettos. Y Fic VRE
  • Sound of mind. Jim Waltzer. Mystery WAL
  • Standing still. Kelly Simmons. Large Type Fic SIM
  • Suicide notes. Michael Thomas Ford. Y Fic FOR
  • Too bright to hear too loud to see. Juliann Garey. Fic GAR
  • Total constant order. Crissa-Jean Chappell. Y Fic CHA
  • A trick of the light. Lois Metzger. Y Fic MET
  • Try not to breathe. Jennifer R. Hubbard. Y Fic HUB
  • Umbrella. Will Self. Fic SEL
  • Where I want to be. Adele Griffin. Y Fic GRI
  • Wild awake. Hilary T. Smith. Y Fic SMI
  • Wild roses. Deb Caletti. Y Fic CAL
  • Wintergirls. Laurie Halse Anderson. Y Fic AND, Spanish Lang. Fic AND, Y AUDIO CD AND, Y AUDIO Playaway AND

REFERENCE

  • The complete mental health directory. R 362.2097
  • Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-5. R 616.89 DIA
  • The Gale encyclopedia of mental health. R 616.89
  • Mental health: how do Americans cope? R 300.7
  • Psychology and mental health. R 150 PSY

DVDS & AUDIOBOOKS

  • A brief lunacy. Cynthia Thayer. CD Fic THA
  • A brilliant madness. DVD B Nash
  • Canvas. DVD Drama C
  • The depression cure: the 6-step program to beat depression without drugs. Stephen S. Ilardi. CD 616.8527 ILA
  • The devil and Daniel Johnston. DVD B Johnston
  • Fierce goodbye: living in the shadow of suicide. DVD 248.866
  • Helen. DVD Drama H
  • In treatment. DVD Drama I
  • Lincoln‘s melancholy: how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness. Joshua Wolf Shenk. CD B Lincoln
  • My sister’s keeper. DVD Drama M
  • Shadow voices: finding hope in mental illness.   DVD 616.89
  • Sybil. DVD Drama S

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • Depression. Jennifer Rozines Roy. J 616.85 ROY
  • Mr. Worry: a story about OCD. Holly L. Niner.  Pic NIN
  • Sometimes my mommy gets angry. Bebe Moore Campbell. Pic CAM
  • The whole story of half a girl. Veera Hiranandani. J HIR

ONLINE

SALUD MENTAL EN ESPAÑOL / MENTAL HEALTH IN SPANISH

  • Delirio. Laura Restrepo. Spanish Lang. Fic RES
  • Los fantasmas del espejo: anorexia y bulimia: la moda mortal que puede evitarse. Carlos Cuauhtemoc Sanchez. Spanish Lang. Fic SAN
  • Rosas blancas para Claudia. Carlos Puerto / Anorexia y bulimia. Elena Gismero. Spanish Lang. Fic PUE
  • Abzurdah. Cielo Latini. Spanish Lang. 616.8526 LAT
  • Anorexia. José Francisco González Ramírez. Spanish Lang. 616.8526 GON
  • Ayudenme, siento depresion! Joyce Meyer. Spanish Lang. Fic 248.4 MEY
  • La demencia. Andrés Pérez Melero. Spanish Lang. 616.83 PER
  • Despertando tu amor para recibir a tu bebe: como prevenir la tristeza y la depresion en el embarazo y despues del parto. Maria Asuncion Lara, Teresa Garcia Hubard. Spanish Lang. 618.76 LAR
  • Las esquizofrenias: una guía para familiares y pacientes. Catherine Tobin. Spanish Lang. 616.898 TOB
  • Hiperactivo, impulsivo, distraído: ¿me conoces?: guía acerca del déficit atencional para padres, maestros y profesionales. José J. Bauermeister. Spanish Lang. 618.9285 BAU
  • Las siete creencias. Belisa Lozano-Vranich, Jorge Petit. Spanish Lang. 616.8527 LOZ
  • Su luz interior: historia de su hijo. Danielle Steel. Spanish Lang. B Traina

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