Books tagged: Mental Health
By Connie Greshner
Foreword by Theresa Therriault
A therapist's story of complex trauma and her remarkable journey to recovery.
When Connie Greshner was eight years old, her father walked into a bar in Ponoka, Alberta, and shot her mother. So began a young life defined by trauma. From Catholic boarding school in Kansas to the ... Read more
From leaving Communist Poland to enduring the demands of medical school, through living with a long undiagnosed mental illness to discovering the fascinating field of genetics, plunging into the pressures of prenatal diagnosis and finally finding the tools of writing and of ... Read more
Edited by Lenore Rowntree & Andrew Boden
Foreword by Gabor Mate
A revised and updated edition of a collection of personal essays that illuminate what life is like for those who live with mental illness, and how it impacts their family members.
More than 4 million Canadians and 57 million Americans suffer from a diagnosable mental illness, ... Read more
By Jan Wong
Out of the Blue is the surreal, wrenching, sometimes hilarious, and ultimately triumphant story of one woman’s struggle to come to terms with depression.
At the height of her career in journalism, Jan Wong’s world came crashing down. A story she wrote on a school shooting ... Read more