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Mental Health Resources

Good mental health is important for everyone and totally necessary to maintain a happy outlook and balanced perspective in these stressful times. Here are some library sources and community resources that can help:

Understanding Mental Health

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

How to use herbs, nutrients, & yoga in mental health by Richard P. Brown, Patricia L. Gerbarg, Philip R. Muskin

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

Mental health disorders sourcebook edited by Karen Bellenir

Treating and preventing adolescent mental health disorders: what we know and what we don't know: a research agenda for improving the mental health of our youth edited by the commission chairs of the Annenberg Foundation Trust

Straight talk about your mental health by James Morrison

The complete guide to mental health for women edited by Lauren Slater, Jessica Henderson Daniel, and Amy Elizabeth Banks

How to test and improve your own mental health by George D. Cohen, William Gladstone

Rethinking depression: how to shed mental health labels and create personal meaning by Eric Maisel

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

The food-mood-body connection: nutrition-based and environmental approaches to mental health and physical wellbeing by Gary Null; with Louise Bernikow

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

Healing depression & bipolar disorder without drugs: inspiring stories of restoring mental health through natural therapies by Gracelyn Guyol

Family secrets: what you don't know can hurt you by John Bradshaw

Healing your emotional self: a powerful program to help you raise your self-esteem, quiet your inner critic, and overcome your shame by Beverly Engel

It's not your fault: how healing relationships change your brain & can help you overcome a painful past by Patricia Romano McGraw

Mental fitness for life: 7 steps to healthy aging by Sandra A. Cusack, Wendy J.A. Thompson

The unthinkable: who survives when disaster strikes and how we can do better by Amanda Ripley

Recovery in mental illness: broadening our understanding of wellness edited by Ruth O. Ralph and Patrick W. Corrigan

Destructive emotions: how can we overcome them?: a scientific dialogue with the Dalai Lama by narrated by Daniel Goleman; with contributions by Richard J. Davidson ... [et al.]

Happiness, Energy, Positivity

Energy addict: 101 physical, mental, and spiritual ways to energize your life by Jon Gordon

The exhaustion cure: up your energy from low to go in 21 days by Laura Stack

Maximum brainpower: challenging the brain for health and wisdom by Shlomo Breznitz and Collins Hemingway

The power of positive thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The secret language of your body: the essential guide to health and wellness by Inna Segal; foreword by Bernie S. Siegel

Spontaneous happiness by Andrew Weil

Super body, super brain: the workout that does it all by Michael Gonzalez-Wallace

The ten rules of high performance living by Barnet Meltzer; foreword by Carl Lewis

Personal Histories

Walk like you have somewhere to go: my journey from mental welfare to mental health by Lucille O'Neal; with Allison Samuels

Crazy: a father's search through America's mental health madness by Pete Earley

Look me in the eye: my life with Asperger's by John Elder Robison

Born on a blue day: inside the extraordinary mind of an autistic savant by Daniel Tammet

Finding Iris Chang: friendship, ambition, and the loss of an extraordinary mind by Paula Kamen

Monkey mind: a memoir of anxiety by Daniel Smith

Sybil exposed: the extraordinary story behind the famous multiple personality case by Debbie Nathan

Audiobooks

Destructive emotions [sound recording]: [how can we overcome them?: a scientific dialogue with the Dalai Lama] by Daniel Goleman

Mother-daughter wisdom [sound recording]: [creating a legacy of physical and emotional health] by Christiane Northrup

Sybil exposed [sound recording]: the extraordinary story behind the famous multiple personality case by Debbie Nathan

Born on a blue day [sound recording]: inside the extraordinary mind of an autistic savant by Daniel Tammet

DVDs

This emotional life [videodisc] by a co-production of the NOVA/WGBH Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc.; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions

Raising Cain [videodisc]: exploring the inner lives of America's boys by produced by Powderhouse Productions in association with Oregon Public Broadcasting

The released [videodisc] by a Frontline co-production with Mead Street Films; WGBH Educational Foundation

Cry for help [videodisc] by a production of Thirteen for WNET.org

Shadow voices [videodisc]: finding hope in mental illness

eBooks

The unthinkable [electronic resource]: who survives when disaster strikes - and how we can do better by Amanda Ripley

Mental health disorders sourcebook [electronic resource]: basic consumer health information about the causes and symptoms of mental health problems, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorders, addictions, and personality and schizophrenic disorders edited by Amy L. Sutton

The mental health handbook [electronic resource] by Trevor Powell

Understanding and supporting children with emotional and behavioural difficulties [electronic resource] edited by Paul Cooper

Mental health and deafness [electronic resource] edited by Peter Hindley and Nick Kitson

Mental health services for minority ethnic children and adolescents [electronic resource] edited by Mhemooda Malek and Carol Joughin; foreword by Kedar Nath Dwivedi

The mental health desk reference [electronic resource] edited by Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel, R. Elliott Ingersoll

Psychology and mental health [electronic resource] edited by Jaclyn Rodriguez; project editor, Tracy Irons -Georges

The Gale encyclopedia of mental health [electronic resource] by Laurie J. Fundukian and Jeffrey Wilson, editors

Mental health services for minority ethnic children and adolescents [electronic resource] edited by Mhemooda Malek and Carol Joughin; foreword by Kedar Nath Dwivedi

Child and adolescent mental health policies and plans [electronic resource] by [produced under the direction of Michelle Funk and supervised by Benedetto Saraceno; editor, Praveen Bhalla]

Mental health aspects of autism and Asperger Syndrome [electronic resource] by Mohammad Ghaziuddin

Finding Iris Chang [electronic resource]: friendship, amibition, and the loss of an extraordinary mind by Paula Kamen

A fractured mind [electronic resource]: my life with multiple personality disorder by Robert B. Oxnam

Monkey mind [electronic resource]: a memoir of anxiety by Daniel B. Smith

Look me in the eye [electronic resource]: my life with Asperger's by John Elder Robison

Websites

Major sites: Local counseling centers: There are also licensed individual counselors, psychologists, and social workers in Canton with address, phone number and credentials listed on the web.