Mental Health Resources

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

If you're looking for mental health help, dealing with a difficult situation, or would like to learn more about a topic, here are a few books and online resources that you may find helpful.

Websites

Addiction and Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

NIDA for teens  

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

 

ADHD/Learning Disabilities

Children and Adults with ADHD

Learning disabilities and ADHD

Learning Disabilities Association of America

National Resource Center on ADHD

 

Alzheimer's 

Alzheimer's Association

 

Gifted Children

Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented

National Association for Gifted Children

Support Emotional Needs of the Gifted

Twice-Exceptional Newsletter

 

Complementary and Alternative Treatment

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

 

Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota (NAMI Minnesota)

National Institute of Mental Health

 

Books

ADHD

The Family ADHD Solution: A Scientific Approach to Maximizing Your Child’s Attention and Minimizing Parental Stress by Mark Bertin See it on Amazon 

Taking charge of ADHD by Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. See it on Amazon 

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD by Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. See it on Amazon

Your Kid Has ADHD, now what? A Handbook for Parents, Educators and Practitioners by Janette M. Schaub, Ph.D. See it on Amazon 

 
Anxiety

The Anxiety and Worry Workbook: The Cognitive Behavioral Solution by David A. Clark, Ph.D. and Aaron T. Beck, M.D. See it on Amazon 

The Chemistry of Calm: A Powerful, Drug-Free Plan to Quiet Your Fears and Overcome Your Anxiety by Henry Emmons, M.D. See it on Amazon 

 

Behavioral Disorders

Skills Training for Struggling Kids: Promoting Your Child’s Behavioral, Emotional, Academic and Social Development by Michael L. Bloomquist, Ph.D. See it on Amazon 

 

Couples

Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman, Ph.D. and Nan Silver See it on Amazon 

 

Depression

The Chemistry of Joy: A Three-Step Program for Overcoming Depression Through Western Science and Eastern Wisdom by Henry Emmons, M.D. See it on Amazon 

Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think by Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D. and Christine A. Padesky, Ph.D. See it on Amazon 

What to Do When Someone You Love is Depressed: A Practical, Compassionate and Helpful Guide by Mitch Golant, Ph. D. and Susan K. Golant See it on Amazon 

 

Eating Disorders

Biting The Hand That Starves You: Inspiring Resistance to Anorexia/Bulimia by Richard Maisel, David Epston and Ali Borden See it on Amazon 

Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationships with Food Through Myth, Metaphor and Storytelling by Anita Johnston, Ph.D. See it on Amazon 

Life without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too by Jenni Schaefer and Thom Rutledge See it on Amazon 

 

Loss and Grief

Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief by Pauline Boss See it on Amazon 

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