Mental Illness Awareness Week

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week.

Below are some suggested materials on the topic provided by librarians at the Canton Public Library.

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What is mental illness? by Richard J. McNally

Just like someone without mental illness only more so: a memoir by Mark Vonnegut

Telling is risky business [electronic resource]: mental health consumers confront stigma by Otto F. Wahl

Furiously happy: a funny book about horrible things by Jenny Lawson

Military mental health care: a guide for service members, veterans, families, and community by Cheryl Lawhorne and Don Philpott

The family intervention guide to mental illness: recognizing symptoms & getting treatment by Bodie Morey, Kim T. Mueser

Chasing the Milky Way by Erin E. Moulton

Mental health, naturally: the family guide to holistic care for a healthy mind and body by Kathi J. Kemper

I am not sick, I don't need help!: how to help someone with mental illness accept treatment by Xavier Amador

Train your mind, change your brain: how a new science reveals our extraordinary potential to transform ourselves by Sharon Begley ; [foreword by the Dalai Lama ; preface by Daniel Goleman]

We've got issues [electronic resource]: children and parents in the age of medication by Judith Warner

The locked garden by Gloria Whelan

How to find mental health care for your child by Ellen B. Braaten

Managing anxiety in people with autism: a treatment guide for parents, teachers, and mental health professionals by Anne M. Chalfant

Body blues [electronic resource]: weight and depression by Laura Weeldreyer

Behind happy faces: taking charge of your mental health: a guide for young adults by Ross Szabo, Melanie Hall

The stressed sex: uncovering the truth about men, women, & mental health by Daniel Freeman & Jason Freeman

The evil hours [electronic resource]: a biography of post-traumatic stress disorder by David J. Morris

Breathless [electronic resource]
by Jessica Warman