"Finding Comfort is about providing emotional and spiritual care following a mass fatality incident like a mass shooting, terrorist act or catastrophic natural disaster. Through examples and practical suggestions, it explores the needs of those who are suffering and how those needs can be met."
Despite feeling profoundly alone while providing care to her sick husband, a writer discusses how she discovered she was one of millions of exhausted and stressed unpaid caregivers in America and argues that more should be done to support them.
The Chief Medical Correspondent at ABC News presents a guide to resilience in the era of COVID, sharing insights into how to understand evolving medical updates, adapt to evolving norms and make responsible choices throughout the pandemic.
In this groundbreaking book, psychologist and African American mental health expert offers important information on the mental health crisis in the Black community and how to get the best care possible in a system steeped in racial bias.
A successful woman entrepreneur addresses the taboo of depression that pervades African-American culture, drawing on her own experiences of suffering and recovery while counseling readers from all walks of life on how to overcome cycles of denial and psychological pain.
An Iraq war veteran tells the story of how he overcome his PTSD and mental wounds by embarking on a 2,700-mile journey across America where he finds healing in the spiritual teachings of Native Americans.
A journalist who suffered into adulthood with autism and ADHD reveals why these conditions are often overlooked and misdiagnosed in women and shares real stories from fellow females to dispel widely-held misconceptions while offering a path forward. 25,000 first printing.
Weaving in personal and family history, an award-winning science writer, reporting on the field of global mental health from its colonial past to the present day, presents a fascinating look at the treatment of depression.
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These books were purchased through a donation made by NAMI Cayuga County, an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
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