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Mental Health
Resources devoted specifically to topics about mental health.
Anorexia and Bulimia  (616.8526 SIL)
Provides information about anorexia and bulimia, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention.
A step by step guide to using the latest CBT techniques.
An Optimistic Guide to Understanding and Healing
Local Organizations
Canadian Mental Health Association -
York Region Branch
15-1100 Gorham Street
Phone: 905.853.8477
The York Centre for Children, Youth and Families
11225 Leslie Street
Richmond Hill L4S 1N5
Phone: 905.887.5896
York Support Services Network
102 Main Street
Newmarket L3Y 3Y7
Phone: 905 310 2673
Digging Out  (616.8584 TOM)
Helping your Loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding & Compulsive Acquiring
Don't Panic  (616.8522 Wil)
Take control of your anxiety attacks!
Freedom From Addiction   (616.8606 SIM)
The Chopra Center Method for Overcoming Destructive Habits
Getting Over OCD  (616.85227 Abr)
a 10 step workbook for taking back your life.
Haldol And Hyacinths  (362.1968950092 Moezzi)
The author, who suffers from bipolar disorder, talks about the widespread secrecy surrounding mental illness with candor and humour.
This is a definitive guide to understanding and getting effective help for adolescents with depression or bipolar disorder.
Journeys With the Black Dog  (616.8527 Jou)
"Inspirational stories of bringing depression to heel."
Lifting Your Depression  (616.852706 MCLE)
how a psychiatrist discovered chromium's role in the treatment of depression.
Madness : A Bipolar Life  (616.8950092 Hornb)
"an astonishing dispatch from inside the belly of bipolar disease"
Mind Over Mood  (616.89142 Gre)
this classic title gives powerful and sophisticated cognitive therapy strategies for coping with depressive and anxious moods.
"Your friendly authoritative guide to the latest in traditional and complementry solutions."
Corrigan and his fellow contributors do an excellent job of outlining the problem, "the stigma of mental illness," addressing it from a variety of methodological and disciplinary perspectives and then drawing important conclusions about the harm stigma does.
Why You Save & How You Can Stop
Postpartum Disorders  (618.76061 LIB)
Retraining the Brain  (616.852706 Law)
"a 45 day plan to conquer stress and anxiety."
Schizophrenia in Late Life  (618.976898 HAR)
An excellent book about schizophrenia and aging.
Dr. Elizabeth Roberts, a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of children and adolescents, explains the risks and benefits of medicating and not medicating your child for conditions ranging from depression to ADHD to bipolar disorder.
The Anger Cure  (on order)
"A step by step program to reduce anger, rage, negativity, violence and depression in your life."
The Anti-Anxiety Workbook  (616.8522 Ant)
"Proven strategies to overcome worry, phobias, panic and obsessions."
professional answers to more than 275 critical questions about medication, therapy, support and more.
The Depression Helpbook  (616.852706 Kat)
this book enables readers to manage their depression on a day by day basis.
"Reassuring advice to help you feel like yourself again."
"Freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness."
The Stress Answer  (616.852706 Law)
Using the latest research on neuroplasticity, the author shows readers how to retrain their brains to prevent stress taking its toll.
Dr Korb demystifies the intricate brain processes that cause depression and offers a practical and effective approach to getting better.
the author offers solutions to postpartum depression.
Help and support for you and your partner.
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