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NAMIJC Library

The following books are in the NAMIJC library. Come to one of our general meetings or the support group to check them out. The titles of each book here are linked to the book at where you can investigate and purchase your own copy. If you buy a book at Amazon through one of these links, a small amount of the purchase price is returned to NAMI at no cost to you.

Books: (Scroll down for books for young people)

A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash by Sylvia Nasar

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison

Asperger's Syndrome : A Guide for Parents and Professionals by Tony Attwood

Brave New Brain : Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome by Nancy C. Andreasen

Breakthroughs in Antipsychotic Medications: A Guide for Consumers, Families, and Clinicians by Peter J. Weiden

Child of Silence by Abigail Padgett

Coping With Schizophrenia: A Guide for Families by Kim Tornval Mueser

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness by William Styron

Five Lost Years: A Personal Exploration of Schizophrenia by Christina Alexandra

"Help Me, I'm Sad": Recognizing, Treating, and Preventing Childhood and Adolescent Depression by David G. Fassler and Lynne S. Dumas

Helping Someone with Mental Illness: A Compassionate Guide for Family, Friends, and Caregivers by Rosalyn Carter

Helping Yourself Help Others: A Book for Caregivers by Rosalyn Carter

Hidden Victims - Hidden Healers: An Eight Stage Healing Process for Family and Friends of the Mentally Ill by Julie Tallard Johnson

How to Cope With Depression: A Complete Guide for You and Your Family by Jr. Raymond Depaulo

How You Can Survive When They're Depressed: Living and Coping With Depression Fallout by Anne Sheffield

I am Not Sick I Don't Need Help! by Xavier Amador

I Can See Tomorrow: A Guide for Living With Depression by Patricia Owen

It's Nobody's Fault: New Hope and Help for Difficult Children and Their Parents by Harold S. Koplewicz

No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One by Carla Fine

Nothing to Hide: Mental Illness in the Family by Jean J. Beard

Surviving Manic Depression: A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families, and Providers by E. Fuller Torrey and Michael B. Knable

The Depression Workbook 2 Ed: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression by M. A. Copeland

The Dollmaker's Daughters by Abigail Padgett

The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Bruce M. Hyman and Cherry Pedrick

The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness by Lori Schiller and Amanda Bennett

Turtle Baby by Abigail Padgett

Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Consumers, and Providers by E. Fuller Torrey

Understanding Schizophrenia: A Guide to the New Research on Causes and Treatment by Richard S.E. Keefe and Philip D. Harvey

Undoing Depression: What Therapy Doesn't Teach You and Medication Can't Give You by Richard O'Connor

What to Do When Someone You Love Is Depressed by Mitch Golant and Susan K. Golant

When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness: A Handbook for Family, Friends, and Caregivers by Rebecca Woolis

Books for Young People

17: A Novel in Prose Poems by Liz Rosenberg

Anna and the Cat Lady by Barbara M. Joosse and Gretchen Will Mayo

Ash: A Novel by Lisa Rowe Fraustino

Bipolar Disorder (Perspectives on Mental Health) by Judith Peacock

Depression Is the Pits, but I'm Getting Better: A Guide for Adolescents by E. Jane Garland

Detour: My Bipolar Road Trip in 4-D by Lizzie Simon

Dove Song by Kristine L. Franklin

Edward: The Crazy Man by Marie Day

The Face at the Window by Regina Hanson

Kissing Doorknobs by Terry Spencer Hesser

Multiple Choice by Janet Tashjian

Neurological Disorders (Amazing Brain) by Connie Goldsmith

Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy by Sonya Sones

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Ups & Downs: How to Beat the Blues and Teen Depression (Plugged in) by Susan Klebanoff

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