Mental Health Awareness

First Person Accounts

616.8527 SOL  The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon. Natl. Book Award

616.89 STE The Day the Voices Stopped: A Memoir of Madness and Hope by Ken Steele and Claire Berman.

616.898 MCL Recovered, Not Cured: A Journey Through Schizophrenia by Richard McLean.

616.898 SNY Me, Myself, and Them: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person's Experience with Schizophrenia by Kurt Snyder.

B SCH  The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness by Lori Schiller and Amanda Bennett.


Family/Friend Point of View

LP 362.3092 DOU That Went Well: Adventures in Caring for My Sister by Terrell Harris Dougan.

305.908 SIM Riding The Bus With My Sister: A True Life Journey by Rachel Simon.

362.196 GRE   Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael Greenberg.

362.2092 EAR   Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness by Pete Earley.

B LYD Daughter of the Queen of Sheba by Jacki Lyden.

B WAL The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls.

SAL The Soloist by Mark Salzman.



CHB The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

GAR Too Bright to Hear Too Loud to See by Juliann Garey

HAD The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

KES One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

LAM I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb

MCL The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty

CAM 72 Hour Hold by Bebe Moore Campbell

PLA The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

VIZ It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini


Self Help

158.1 BUR  Feeling good : the new mood therapy by David D. Burns

152.46 BRA  Calming your anxious mind : how mindfulness and compassion can free you from anxiety, fear, and panic by Brantley, Jeffrey.

616.8498 CAR Quiet your mind & get to sleep : solutions to insomnia for those with depression, anxiety, or chronic by Carney, Colleen.

616.85 HOL Coping With Social Anxiety : The Definitive Guide To Effective Treatment Options by Hollander, Eric,

616.85 KRA Listening to Prozac by Peter Kramer.
616.852 ELL Obsessive compulsive disorder for dummies / by Charles H. Elliott, Laura L. Smith. 

616.8521 GOU Post traumatic stress disorder for dummies / by Mark Goulston.

616.8527 SMI Seasonal affective disorder for dummies / by  Laura L. Smith, Charles H. Elliott. 

616.85836 BAS The courage to heal : a guide for women survivors of child sexual abuse / by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis.

616.8585 ELL Borderline personality disorder for dummies / by Charles H. Elliott, Laura L. Smith.  

616.89 MOE Coping with mental illness / by Barbara Moe.

618.92 GUR  If your adolescent has schizophrenia : an essential resource for parents / by  Raquel E. Gur and Braden Johnson