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General Mental Health

  • Common Struggle by Patrick Kennedy
  • Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill by DJ Jaffe
  • Mad in America by Robert Whitaker
  • No More Secrets by Dave W. Cardwell
  • No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America by Ron Powers
  • Landscapes of Despair by Michael Deas & Jennifer Wolch
  • Voices of Hope for Mental Illness by Jackie Goldstein
  • Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis by Rosalynn Carter
  • TED MED - the independent health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference, dedicated to “ideas worth spreading.” TED Talks have been viewed online over two billion times around the world.  More ... 

Multiple Disorders

  • Call Me Crazy (film) produced by Jennifer Aniston, et al.
  • Hidden Pictures (film) produced by Delaney Ruston


  • Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. & John Ratey, M.D.
  • Taking Charge of ADHD by Russell Barkley, PhD.
  • A Mind at a Time by Mel Levine, M.D.
  • Putting on the Brakes by Patricia Quinn, M.D. & Judith Stein, M.A.
  • Learning Outside the Lines by Jonathan Mooney & David  Cole
  • The ADD Answer by Dr. Frank Lawliss

Bipolar Disorder

  • Another Kind of Madness by Stephen Hinshaw
  • Brain Bondage by Angela Vickers (NAMI member and Attorney in Duval)
  • Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness by Pete Earley
  • Detour: My Bipolar Road Trip in 4-D by Lizzie Simon
  • Living with Someone Who's Living with Bipolar Disorder: A Practical Guide for Family, Friends, and Coworkers by Chelsea Lowe and Bruce Cohen
  • Overcoming Bipolar Disorder by Mark Bauer & Evette Ludman
  • An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison

Borderline Personality Disorder

  • Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get On with Life by Margalis Fjelstad
  • Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder by Paul Mason and Randi Kreger


  • Shadows in the Sun by Gayathri Ramprasad
  • Running Uphill by Lora Inman

Dual Diagnosis

Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders

  • Annie’s Ghost by Steve Luxenburg
  • Brain Gone Wild- A Tale of Electrodes, Schizophrenia & John by Polly DeButts
  • The Center Cannot Hold by Ellen Saks, PhD.Surviving Schizophrenia: A manual for Families, Patients & Providers by Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, MD
  • The Complete Family Guide to Schizophrenia by Kim T. Muesser, PhD & Susan Gingerich, MSW
  • His Bright Light by Danielle Steele
  • I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help!- How to help someone with Mental Illness Accept Treatment by Xavier Amador
  • I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help! (Part 1)
  • I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help! (Part 2)
  • I Want My Son Back: A Mother’s Cry by Uma Eyyunni, M.D.
  • If Your Adolescent Has Schizoprenia: An Essential Resource for Parents by Raquel E. Gur, M.D./ PhD & Ann Braden Johnson, PhD.
  • Me, Myself & Them: A firsthand account of one young person’s experience with Schizophrenia by Kurt Snyder with Raquel E. Gur, M.D./PhD
  • The Quiet Mind by Amy Schuller
  • The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness by Lori Schiller
  • The Unquiet Mind by Dr. Kay Jamison
  • Schizophrenia for Dummies by Jerome Levine, M.D. / Irene Levine, PhD
  • Where Do We Belong?: A Mother’s Cry Continues by Uma Eyyunni, M.D.