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    that usually strikes much earlier in life This is their story of what happens to a family when the mind betrays Love s All That Makes Sense A Mother Daughter Memoir growing up with a mother with schizophrenia This book will provide validation and inspiration for families who face similar struggles as well as provide mental health care providers with perspectives that can inform care Dr Sarah Y Vinson This an amazingly riveting book and a must read on so many different levels Amazon Review 5 stars on Amazon When Quietness Came A Neuroscientist s Personal Journey With Schizophrenia by Erin L Hawkes MSc with an introduction by Dr Richard O Reilly professor of psychiatry University of Western Ontario The true story of a young woman studying neuroscience who in her final undergraduate year has a psychotic break attempts suicide and ends up in hospital Her struggles to get well and to pursue her PhD are described in this book Her story is geared to people from a variety of backgrounds For full details visit the book page What A Life Can Be One Therapist s Take on Schizo affective Disorder By Carolyn Dobbins PhD A Must have book on Schizophrenia Healthy Place powerful and revealing and provides a unique insight into chronic mental disease Dr Thomas G Burish a professor of psychology and Provost of Notre Dame The story of Dr Carolyn Dobbins struggles with schizo affective disorder who after a 25 year career as a successful therapist admits that she suffers with this disease The book chronicles her descent into madness homeless and jail and her struggles to obtain a PhD from Vanderbilt in clinical psychology It will challenge your thinking about mental illness about hope about faith about who you are George E Doebler M Div Special Advisor Dept of Pastoral Care U of Tennessee Medical Center Executive Director emeritus Association of Mental Health Clergy now Association of Professional Chaplains For more information visit the book page The Adolescent Owners Manual by Dr David Laing Dawson Recommended by Library Journal Your goal as a parent Dawson says should be to get your adolescent child into adulthood alive healthy preferably educated and skilled without a major drug problem or criminal record or pregnancy Anything more is icing and a pleasure to behold And this book is your support and encouragement to do the right thing to achieve the above goal For details visit My Schizophrenic Life The Road To Recovery From Mental Illness By Sandra Yuen MacKay A Must have book on Schizophrenia Healthy Place Winner of the Courage To Come Back Award Mental Health BC for 2012 LIBRARY JOURNAL remarkably compelling will hold readers captive provides a surprisingly gripping narrative June 2011 issue of the Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy I recommend this book to students novice therapists clients and care givers as it not only helps us understand but also because it is inspirational and fosters some hope for recovery Paulette Guitard Recommended by NAMI and

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  • her parents past in ways that aren t obvious to her and grows up in an environment that she feels at odds with She weaves her parents traumatic fragments during WW2 into the events of her own life in Toronto adds what she learns from Television and in that process gains perspective understanding and hope Advance Reviews With a keen attention to detail Pearl Goodman deftly weaves her parents tragic stories and their aftermath Canadian realities and her own to reveal how legacies of traumatic experiences are lived out from generation to generation A compelling and insightful read Dr Yael Danieli Clinical psychologist and Director Group Project for Holocaust Survivors and their Children New York NY Pearl Goodman s memoir does far more than paint a vivid and often wryly funny picture of her childhood in 1960s Toronto It charts her growing understanding that her parents frailties and the consequent eccentricities of her upbringing were not willful or whimsical but the ongoing outcome of their suffering during the Holocaust When Their Memories Became Mine is a moving first hand account of the way trauma passes from one generation to the next and how a child of survivors has risen to the difficult task of excavating and articulating a family history that is both intensely personal and historically relevant Kathy Page author of Alphabet and Paradise Elsewhere Part local history part cultural nostalgia and part rumination on the legacy of the Holocaust Pearl Goodman s memoir When Their Memories Became Mine Bridgeross is a moving witty portrait of a life Raised in Toronto by Holocaust survivors Pearl tells both their story and hers She also paints a picture of a Toronto struggling sometimes comically to find its identity Open Book Toronto When Their Memories Became Mine movingly and powerfully invokes a

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  • Strauss Recipient of a National Book Critics Circle Award Nominated for PEN Hemingway Award Alicia Hendley s memoir is one of the most poignant raw and illuminating books about autism I have read Her candor humility and honesty provides real insight into not only the challenges of autism but also the pure joy and happiness autism brings to the world This memoir will help people gain a much deeper understanding of autism and will forever change the way people view and treat people on the spectrum Jessica Hutchison Program Manager Autism Services Waterloo Region In her new memoir When Autism Comes to Roost Alicia Hendley a trained psychologist is particularly well placed to chronicle how the day to day lives of parents with children on the autism spectrum invariably teeter between fragility and strength worry and hope There are no quick fixes here no easy solutions just a woman touchingly honest about her own challenges struggling to do the best she can That s the good news The better news is that Hendley is a wonderfully engaging writer Parents of all kinds of kids will marvel at the remarkable balancing act she performs telling her family s demanding and ultimately inspiring story Joel Yanofsky author of 4 books including Bad Animals A Father s Accidental Education in Autism Alicia Hendley has written a highly personal memoir of her struggle to come to terms with her son s diagnosis as well as her own Raw honest and poignant the book stays with you long after you ve finished reading Ann Douglas author Parenting Through the Storm About The Author Alicia Hendley is the mother of four children including a son with autism She has a Ph D in clinical psychology and worked for years as a psychologist She is the author

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  • Flesh And Blood had this to say of the book After Her Brain Broke is a harrowing heart wrenching and ultimately triumphant story of one family s struggle with a child s mental illness It s impossible not to be moved by Susan Inman s honest and touching account of her daughter s sudden descent into mental health turmoil and the family s long hard battle to overcome it A must read for families coping with a mental illness and a wonderful eye opener for those of us lucky enough not to have been affected Stephanie Engel a Harvard psychiatrist said a much needed book about her experience as a mother coming to grips with her daughter s devastating mental illness Believing in one s own instincts as a parent in the face of expertise myths and prejudices is a monumental task and Ms Inman does it with grace and conviction Jehannine C Austin PhD CGC CCGC Assistant Professor MSFHR Scholar CIHR New Investigator UBC Departments of Psychiatry and Medical Genetics eloquently and movingly describes her journey through her daughter s illness Her powerful story offers hope and validation to others who find themselves in similar situations P Jane Milliken RN PhD Associate Professor Associate Director Undergraduate Education School of Nursing University of Victoria Susan s story is inspirational Renea Mohammed Program Co ordinator Vancouver Community Mental Health Services Peer Support Program This is an important and powerful work About Susan Inman Susan has written numerous articles on topics related to serious mental illnesses for a variety of Canadian publications including The Globe and Mail the Vancouver Province and the online journal The Tyee She continues to participate in public speaking at large and small events about the experiences of families dealing with serious mental illnesses She is the former

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  • and a determination to help organize be sensible and plan for the future only to find her less than reliable brother has been there before her With a wry sense of humour Dawson explores a few of the issues of family and aging that face us all Modern Times Almost a Musical 70 minute one act play Lost souls smart phones unattended packages Saints sinners and an angel on call A play that asks the question Is it possible to love Rob Ford and Mike Duffy at the same time and if not well who wants that last piece of pumpkin pie Modern Times was first performed in Nov 2013 at the The Pearl Company Hamilton Ontario and then at the 2014 Fringe Festival Hamilton July 17 27 at Gallery on the Bay Assisted Living was performed at the Gallery on the Bay in December 2014 As the Hamilton Spectator said it s an engaging look at a mother and daughter attempting to put salve on a bruised relationship Dawson is also the author of two other one act plays published together by Bridgeross Here Not There which was performed at the Hamilton Fringe Festival and Walter a docudrama originally done as a film which has been screened at various film festivals and on TV Ontario See http bridgeross com dawson html Bridgeross also publishes 4 of Dawson s novels and The Adolescent Owner s Guide a non fiction book for parents of teens Reviews of Other Dawson Books Dawson s vital characters and the ambiance of his city and the institutional scenes earn him respect as the author of both a superb mystery and a compelling novel Publishers Weekly Last Rights is simply a gem an engaging and intelligent mystery from an author who can handle both characterization and

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  • during this time as it tries to ensure that her brother with schizophrenia receives adequate services The book is an extremely well crafted compelling drama about how a large group of caring siblings interact and cope as their brother becomes severely ill is repeatedly hospitalized and endures various attempts to transition him into the community This eye opening account of the realities of having a seriously mentally ill family member should be at the top of the must read list for anyone involved with or otherwise interested in improving mental health services for those who are most in need Fred Frese Ph D Associate Professor of Psychiatry Northeast Ohio Medical University Coordinator Recovery Project When mental illness happens it affects the whole family Much has been written about the effect on parents but not enough about the grief and importance of siblings You will fall in love with the Flannery clan who stepped up to support their brother Paul throughout his sad journey with schizophrenia This book takes you through the frustration the loss the mistakes and wishful thinking and ultimately the love and support that shines through it all as the family struggles to understand the illness and the system stay together and also show Paul how much he is loved all while trying to focus on their own lives as well This is a readable and important book that will open the reader s eyes to the effects of schizophrenia the need for change and the power of family love Randye Kaye author Ben Behind His Voices One Family s Journey from the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope So powerful and emotional Ann Cloonan Director Bedford Free Library Bedford NY Also from Goodreads Overall a very compelling and thoroughly moving read and a great effort for a first

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