Books

Recommended Reading from our Resource Library:

Reference Books
“Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Consumers and Providers”. Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, MD. Harper & Row. New York. 2001.
“Brave New Brain”. Nancy C. Andreason, M.D., Ph.D. Oxford University Press Inc. 2001.
“Madness in the Streets: How Psychiatry and the Law Abandoned the Mentally Ill”. Real Jean Isaac & Virginia C. Aramt. Collier MacMillan, Inc. 1990. 
“Out of the Shadows”. Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, MD. John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York. 1997.

Self-Help Books
“I Am Not Sick – I Don’t Need Help”. Xavier Amador & Anna-Lisa Johnson. Vida Press. 2000.
“The Secret of the Brain Chip” Marc De Hert, Geerdt Magiels, Erik Thys. EPO. 2002.
“When Madness Comes Home”. Victoria Secunda. Hyperion. New York. 1997.
“When Someone You Love has a Mental Illness: A Handbook for Family, Friends, and Caregivers”. Rebecca Woolis, M.F.C.C. Tarcher/Putnam. 1992.
“Feeling Good”. David Burns, M.D. Avon Books. 1980.
“Schizophrenia: Straight Talk for Families and Friends”. Maryellen Walsh. Warner Books. 1985.
“Living and Working with Schizophrenia”. Jeffries, Plummer, Seeman & Thornton. Revised 1990. University of Toronto.
“Hidden Victims, Hidden Healers”. Julie Tallard Johnson MSW. Doubleday. 1998.

Children’s Books
“Is Dad Crazy”. Jan Liddicut. Buttercup Books Pty Ltd. 1989.
“Children with Schizophrenia”. Capital Health Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. 1995.
“Catch a Falling Star” – a tale from The Iris the Dragon series. Gayle Grass. Dollco Printing. 2001.
“Edward the Crazy Man”. Marie Day. Annick Press Ltd. 2002.
“Someone in My Family has a Mental Illness”. Lyne Brindamour, MSW.The Family Services North Shore. 2000.
“He Was Still My Daddy”. Laurie Samsel Olson. Ogden House Publishing Co. 1994.
“The Girl With the Crazy Brother”. Betty Hyland. Franklin Watts. 1987.

Teachers
“Just Ask”. Dr. Howard S. Davidson and SSS Inc. 2002.
“Reaching Out: The Importance of Early Treatment”. SSC Inc. 2003.
“Schizophrenia: The Great Disabler of Young People”. SSS Inc., Partnership
Program Video. 2002.

Personal Stories
“The Last Taboo”. Scott Simmie M. McLelland and Stewart Ltd. 2001.
“Beyond Crazy”. Julia Nunes & Scott Simmie. McLelland and Stewart Ltd. 2002.
“My Crazy Life How I Survived My Family”. Allen Fleming & Kate Scowen. Annick Press. 2002.
“Beautiful Mind”. Sylvia Nasar. Simon & Schuster. 1998.
“The Shell People: My Story of Schizophrenia”. Sharon Mercato. 1992.
“The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness”. Lori Schiller & Amanda Bennett. Warner Books. 1994.
“The Family Face of Schizophrenia”. Patricia Backlar. Tarcher/Putnam. 1994. 
“Tell Me I’m Here”. Anne Deveson. Penguin. 1991. The story of Anne’s son Jonathan.
“I Know This Much Is True”. Wally Lamb. Regan Books/Harper Collins. 1998.