After her brain broke: Helping my daughter recover her sanity

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111449
Inman, Susan. Dundas,ON: Bridgeross Communications , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
CD 255 INM 2010
This book is written by a mother of a child with a mental illness, who is also a teacher, author, and public speaker. This memoir describes her family's nine year journey to help her younger daughter recover from a catastrophic schizoaffective disorder. Other parents will take comfort from her pers…
Title
After her brain broke: Helping my daughter recover her sanity
Author
Inman, Susan
Place
Dundas,ON
Publisher
Bridgeross Communications
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Softcover: 166 p.
Topics
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Schizophrenia -Coping for the Family
Abstract
This book is written by a mother of a child with a mental illness, who is also a teacher, author, and public speaker. This memoir describes her family's nine year journey to help her younger daughter recover from a catastrophic schizoaffective disorder. Other parents will take comfort from her persistent efforts to learn what is known about psychotic illnesses while holding firmly to her own personal knowledge of what it means to be a loving parent. Valuable to both parents and professionals.
ISBN
9780981003788
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
CD 255 INM 2010
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Can I catch it like a cold? Coping with a parent's depression

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Weissman, Joe (ill). Toronto, ON: Tundra Books , 2009. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 CEN 2009
This illustrated story book explores common questions asked by children when a parent has depression. Through the story of a boy coping with his father's depression, it encourages conversation and dialogue, offers reassurance, and addresses children's fears. It is intended for use by parents, exten…
Title
Can I catch it like a cold? Coping with a parent's depression
Author
Weissman, Joe (ill)
Corporate Author
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Tundra Books
Year Published
2009
Physical Description
Hardcover: 32 p. (ill)
Topics
Picture Books
Depression
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Mental Health/Illness
Abstract
This illustrated story book explores common questions asked by children when a parent has depression. Through the story of a boy coping with his father's depression, it encourages conversation and dialogue, offers reassurance, and addresses children's fears. It is intended for use by parents, extended family, teachers and mental health professionals who want to address the impact of depression in children’s lives.
Notes
Written for children aged 5-9 years.
ISBN
9780887769566
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 CEN 2009
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Dual diagnosis: A guide for families of a child with an intellectual/developmental disability and a mental disorder

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110407

www.familysupportbc.com/wp-content/uploads/RESOURCES/FSI-Dual-Diagnosis-Guide.pdf

Vancouver, BC: Family Support Institute; F.O.R.C.E Society for Kid's Mental Health , 2006.
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
This is a resource guide for parents of children who have been given a dual diagnosis of developmental disability and mental illness.
Title
Dual diagnosis: A guide for families of a child with an intellectual/developmental disability and a mental disorder
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Family Support Institute; F.O.R.C.E Society for Kid's Mental Health
Year Published
2006
Topics
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Developmental Disability
Abstract
This is a resource guide for parents of children who have been given a dual diagnosis of developmental disability and mental illness.
ISBN
9780978268206
Language
English
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
URL
www.familysupportbc.com/wp-content/uploads/RESOURCES/FSI-Dual-Diagnosis-Guide.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
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Greenberg, Michael. Toronto, ON: Harper Collins Publishers Limited , 2008. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
CD 255 GRE 2008
This book is the story of the author's journey towards understanding mental illness in his own family. With honesty and intimacy, he reveals the effect of his daughter's mania on those closest to her, including her brother, her grandmother, her mother, her stepmother and, finally, on himself. This …
Title
Hurry down sunshine: A memoir
Author
Greenberg, Michael
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Harper Collins Publishers Limited
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Hardcover: 233 p.
Topics
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Mental Health/Illness
Abstract
This book is the story of the author's journey towards understanding mental illness in his own family. With honesty and intimacy, he reveals the effect of his daughter's mania on those closest to her, including her brother, her grandmother, her mother, her stepmother and, finally, on himself. This is a memoir about mental illness and the restorative power of one father’s love for his daughter.
ISBN
9780002007740
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
CD 255 GRE 2008
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Amador, Xavier. Peconic, New York: Vida Press , 2007. 2nd ed. (Book) — 1 copy, 0 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
CD 255 AMA 2007
About 50% of all people with schizophrenia and manic-depression do not understand that they are ill and refuse treatment. Whether you are a family member or a therapist, in this book you will find hope in what the new research is revealing about the problem of poor insight into illness. ; Prepare t…
Title
I am not sick I don't need help!
Subtitle
How to help someone with mental illness accept treatment
Author
Amador, Xavier
Edition
2nd ed.
Place
Peconic, New York
Publisher
Vida Press
Year Published
2007
Physical Description
Softcover: 168 p.
Topics
Mental Disorders
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Mental Disorders-Therapy
Abstract
About 50% of all people with schizophrenia and manic-depression do not understand that they are ill and refuse treatment. Whether you are a family member or a therapist, in this book you will find hope in what the new research is revealing about the problem of poor insight into illness.
Prepare to be surprised and to have new hope. There is much you can do to conquer denial.
ISBN
978096771892751995
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
CD 255 AMA 2007
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre On Loan, due August 26, 2019
Laporte, Lisa, Fraser, Ronald. Quebec, QC: Midi Trente , 2013. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 LAP 2013
Destiné aux enfants de 6 à12 ans, cet album illustré offre une information cliniquement éprouvée et apporte des réponses claires aux questions que se posent les enfants sur le trouble de personnalité limite (TPL) de leur parent. S'inspirant des fluctuations de la météo, ce livre décrit les journées…
Title
La maison des intempéries
Subtitle
Vivre avec un parent ayant un trouble de personalite limite
Alternate Title
[La maison des intemperies]
Author
Laporte, Lisa
Fraser, Ronald
Place
Quebec, QC
Publisher
Midi Trente
Year Published
2013
Physical Description
Paperback, 47 p.
Topics
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Borderline Personality Disorder
Abstract
Destiné aux enfants de 6 à12 ans, cet album illustré offre une information cliniquement éprouvée et apporte des réponses claires aux questions que se posent les enfants sur le trouble de personnalité limite (TPL) de leur parent. S'inspirant des fluctuations de la météo, ce livre décrit les journées parfois chaotiques de David et de Marie, deux enfants dont la mère vit avec un TPL.
ISBN
9782923827452
Language
French
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 LAP 2013
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Patterson, Barbara, Collie, Scott (ill.). Canada: Barb Patterson , [nd]. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 PAT [nd]
This book aims to help facilitate a conversation with a child who is coping with a parent who has a mental health issue.
Title
Mommy's different faces
Author
Patterson, Barbara
Collie, Scott (ill.)
Place
Canada
Publisher
Barb Patterson
Year Published
[nd]
Physical Description
Softcover: 41 p.
Topics
Mental Health/Illness
Children's Emotions
Picture Books
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Abstract
This book aims to help facilitate a conversation with a child who is coping with a parent who has a mental health issue.
ISBN
9780981364414
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 PAT [nd]
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Raising troubled kids: Help for parents of children with mental illness or emotional disorders

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Puckette, Margaret. Charleston, SC: BookSurge Publishing , 2008. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
CD 255 PUC 2008
This book provides practical information from parents and families, as well as from mental health therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists. It includes help with techniques, treatment, family and self-care, safety measures, setting boundaries and structure in the home, and how to tell the diff…
Title
Raising troubled kids: Help for parents of children with mental illness or emotional disorders
Author
Puckette, Margaret
Place
Charleston, SC
Publisher
BookSurge Publishing
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Softcover: 117 p.
Topics
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Parenting
Parenting Children with Disabilities
Abstract
This book provides practical information from parents and families, as well as from mental health therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists. It includes help with techniques, treatment, family and self-care, safety measures, setting boundaries and structure in the home, and how to tell the difference between a 'normal' child's difficult behavior and truly disturbed behavior that requires treatment. Useful for families and caregivers.
ISBN
9781419693427
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
CD 255 PUC 2008
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Someone in my family has a mental illness

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog104112
Brindamour, Lyne. [North Vancouver, BC]: Family Services of the North Shore , 2000. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 BRI 2000
General introduction for children on mental illness; Personal experiences of child dealing with family member who has mental illness; Child's emotions about mental illness; Coping skills for children; Exercises to help children cope; Simple description of mental illness and treatments.
Title
Someone in my family has a mental illness
Author
Brindamour, Lyne
Place
[North Vancouver, BC]
Publisher
Family Services of the North Shore
Year Published
2000
Topics
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Mental Health/Illness
Picture Books
Abstract
General introduction for children on mental illness; Personal experiences of child dealing with family member who has mental illness; Child's emotions about mental illness; Coping skills for children; Exercises to help children cope; Simple description of mental illness and treatments.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 BRI 2000
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Success stories from the frontline: Intellectual disabilities and mental health: An anthology of first person stories as submitted by patients and their families

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Hombert, Madeline (editor); Friedlander, Robin & Donnelly, Tina (publishers). Port Coquitlam, BC: Friedlander/Donnelly , 2006. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
CD 255 HOM 2006
A collection of writing from a dozen parents and those dually diagnosed with developmental and mental health problems. Covers autism, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as developmental disabilities.
Title
Success stories from the frontline: Intellectual disabilities and mental health: An anthology of first person stories as submitted by patients and their families
Author
Hombert, Madeline (editor); Friedlander, Robin & Donnelly, Tina (publishers)
Place
Port Coquitlam, BC
Publisher
Friedlander/Donnelly
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
Paperback, 189 p.
Topics
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Developmental Disability
External
Abstract
A collection of writing from a dozen parents and those dually diagnosed with developmental and mental health problems. Covers autism, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as developmental disabilities.
Notes
On Sale! Regular price = $15.00
ISBN
0978146700
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
CD 255 HOM 2006
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Turbo Max: A story for siblings and friends of children with bipolar disorder

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Anglada, Tracy, Baxedndale, Deirdre. Murdock, FL: BP Children , 2008. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 ANG 2008
This is a story of Rick, whose hope to get a remote control car seems dashed when his sister is hospitalized with bipolar disorder. Other siblings of children with bioplar disorder can relate to Max's struggle to understand and cope with his sister's illness, and to the wide variety of feelings he …
Title
Turbo Max: A story for siblings and friends of children with bipolar disorder
Author
Anglada, Tracy
Baxedndale, Deirdre
Place
Murdock, FL
Publisher
BP Children
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Softcover: 30 p.: ill.
Topics
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Manic-Depression. Bipolar Disorder
Siblings of Children with Disabilities
Picture Books
Abstract
This is a story of Rick, whose hope to get a remote control car seems dashed when his sister is hospitalized with bipolar disorder. Other siblings of children with bioplar disorder can relate to Max's struggle to understand and cope with his sister's illness, and to the wide variety of feelings he experiences.
Notes
Ages 8-12.
ISBN
9780981739601
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 ANG 2008
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When something's wrong: Ideas for families

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Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation. Toronto, ON: Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation , 2004. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
CD 255 CAN 2004
A quick reference guide of useful coping strategies and resources for parents and caregivers to help them with children who have mood behaviour or thinking problems. ; This handbook includes twelve sections covering managing problem behaviour in children; anxiety and anxiety disorders; autism and …
Title
When something's wrong: Ideas for families
Corporate Author
Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
Softcover: Spiralbound
Topics
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Abstract
A quick reference guide of useful coping strategies and resources for parents and caregivers to help them with children who have mood behaviour or thinking problems.
This handbook includes twelve sections covering managing problem behaviour in children; anxiety and anxiety disorders; autism and autism spectrum disorders; borderline personality disorder (BPD); eating disorders; impulse control disorders; mood disorders; schizophrenia; suicide; Tourette Syndrome (TS); and working with your health practitioner.
Notes
Reviewed by BCCH/BCW Health Professional on March 2013.
ISBN
0973494719
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
CD 255 CAN 2004
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Wish upon a star: A story for children with a parent who is mentally ill

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Laskin, Pamela, Moskowitz, Addie Alexander, Lemieux, Margo (Illustrator). New York, NY: Magination Press , 1991. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 LAS 1991
A wonderful book for discussion and helping young children cope with growing up with a mentally ill parent.
Title
Wish upon a star: A story for children with a parent who is mentally ill
Author
Laskin, Pamela
Moskowitz, Addie Alexander
Lemieux, Margo (Illustrator)
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Magination Press
Year Published
1991
Topics
Mental Health/Illness
Picture Books
Mental Disorders-Coping for the Family
Abstract
A wonderful book for discussion and helping young children cope with growing up with a mentally ill parent.
Notes
Ages 3-6 years
ISBN
0-945354-30-4
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR CD 255 LAS 1991
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