East Morgan County Resources

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Title Author
Fall in Love, Stay in Love Willard S. Harley
Family Secrets: The Path to Self-acceptance And Reunion John Bradshaw
Stress Buster: 100 Ways to Inner Calm Robert Holden
I'm Dysfunctional, You're Dysfunctional Wendy Kaminer
The Road Less Traveled M Scott Peck, MD
When Madness Comes Home: Help and Hope For the Children, Siblings and the Partners of the Mentally Ill Victoria Secunda
Wellness Recovery Action Plan & Peer Support Mary Ellen Copeland
Healing from Trauma of Abuse: A women's Workbook Mary Ellen Copeland and Maxine Harris
Winning Against Relapse: A workbook of action plans for recurring health and emotional problems Mary Ellen Copeland
How to Find Hope For Your Troubled Kid John Reaves and James B Austin PhD
Helping Someone with Mental Illness: A Compassionate Guide for Family, Friends, and Caregivers Rosalynn Carter
Your Mental Health: A Layman's Guide to the Psychiatrist's Bible Allen Frances, MD
Conduct Disorders: The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies J Mark Eddy, PhD
The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder Douglas Rileys
The Worry Control Workbook Mary Ellen Copeland
Aging and Mental Disorders Steven H Zarit
The Loneliness Workbook: A guide to developing and maintaining Lasting Relationships Mary Ellen Copeland

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated Chronically Inflexible Children

Ross W Greene


Title Author
Souls: Beneath and Beyond Autism Thomas Balsamo, Sharon Rosenbloom
Right From the Start: Behavioral Intervention For Children with Autism Sandra Harris, PhD.
Mary Jane Weiss, PhD.
Finding Ben: A Mother's Journey Through The Maze of Asperger's Barbara LaSalle with contributions from Benjamin Levinson
Special Diets for Kids: Understanding and Implementing Special Diets to Aid in the Treatment of Autism and Related Developmental Disorders Lisa Lewis, PhD
Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph Over Autism Catherine Maurice
Raising a Child With Autism Shira Richman


Bipolar Disorder

Title  Author
Win the Battle: The Three Step Lifesaving Formula to Conquer Depression and Bipolar Disorder Bob Olsen
A Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic Depressive Illness Patty Duke, Gloria Hochman
New Hope For People with Bipolar Disorder Jan Fawcett, MD
Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness And the Artistic Temperament Kay Redfield Jamison
An Unquiet Mind Kay Redfield Jamison
Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patient and Families Francis Park Mondimere, MD
The Tortured Mind: The Many Faces of Manic Depression Dan Harmon
The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child Judith Lederman
Candida Fink
Bipolar Disorder: Insights for Recovery Jane Mountain, MD
The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Mot Misunderstood Disorder Demitri F Papalos


Title Author
Here Comes the Sun: Finding You Way Out of Depression Gayle Rosellini and
Mark Woodey
Out of the Nightmare: Recovery from Depression and Suicidal Pain David L Conroy, PhD
Women and Anxiety: A Step-By-Step Program For Managing Anxiety and Depression Helen DeRosis, MD
Recovering From Depression: A workbook for Teens Mary Ellen Copeland and Stuart Copans
The Pain Behind the Mask: Overcoming Masculine Depression John Lynch, PhD
Living without Depression & Manic Depression Mary Ellen Copeland
Depression Wendy Moragne
Undoing Depression Richard O'Connor, PhD
Overcoming Depression Dimitri Papolos, MD
Women and Depression M Sara Rosenthal
Sorrow's Web: Overcoming the Legacy of Maternal Depression Anne Sheffield
The Depression Workbook: A guide for living with depression and manic depression Mary Ellen Copeland
A Mood Apart: Depression, Mania, And Other Afflictions of the Self Peter C Whybrow, MD


Title Author
Crack, The New Drug Epidemic Gilda Berger
Psychological Effects of Designer Drugs Elizabeth Russel Connelly

Eating Disorders

Title Author
Insatiable: The Compelling Story of Four Teens, Food, and It's Power Eve Elliot
Eating Disorders David Goodnough
Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia Marya Hornbacher
Love Hunger: Recovery from Food Addiction Dr Frank Minirth
Anorexia and Bulimia Sanders and Myers
Eating Disorders Vander Hook
The Parents Guide to Childhood Eating Disorders Marcia Herrin
Nancy Matsumato


Title Author
Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Clients and Providers E Fuller Torrey,  MD


Title Author
Words I Never Thought to Speak: Stories In the Wake of Suicide Victoria Alexander
Teen Suicide: A Book for Friends, Family, And Classmates Janet Kolemainen
Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide Kay Redfield Jamison
Suicide: For Those Thinking About Suicide, and For Those Who Know, Love, or Counsel Them Paul G Quinnett

Tourette Syndrome

Title Author
Ryan: A Mother's Story of Her Hyperactive/ Tourette Syndrome and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Susan Hughes
What Makes Ryan Tick: A family's Triumph Over Tourette Syndrome and Attentions Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Susan Hughes
Tourette Syndrome Marlene Targ Brill

Mental Health Video Resources

Title Author
When a Loved One Dies: Walking Through Grief as a Teenager Paraclete Press

The Secret Life of the Brain Series:

  • The Baby's Brain: Wider than the Sky
  • The Child's Brain: Syllable to Sound
  • The Teenage Brain: A World Of Their Own
  • The Adult Brain: Thinking By Feeling
  • The Aging Brain: Through Many Lives
Nobody Knows (depression) Seraphim Communications
People with Mental Illness Seraphim Communications
Understanding and Communication With a Person Who is Hallucinating Mary Moller, MSN, RN, CSRN
Learning to Live with Bipolar Disorder Lynn Borton, Chuck Weber, Farrel Fitch

The Wellness Series:

  • The Wellness Toolbox
  • Key Concepts for Mental Health
Wellness Recovery Action Plan  Mary Ellen Copeland


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Mental Health Resources