Books & Reviews
A Life Worth Waiting For: Messages From A Survivor
Although this book was written for Adult Children of Alcoholics and other dysfunctional families, the author masterfully uses poetry and short stories to share his personal experiences and his recovery journey.
|Dwight Lee Wolter (1989). CompCare Publishers, Minneapolis, MN.|
Anatomy of an Illness: As Perceived by the Patient
This best selling book provides the story of how a physician and patient partnered to successfully fight a crippling disease. The author speaks of his personal experiences of recovery using laughter, his body’s natural healing resources and his mind.
|Norman Cousins (1981). Bantam Books, New York, NY. Order online via Amazon.com.|
Coping with Voices: Self Help Strategies for People Who Hear Voices that are Distressing
The purpose of this self-help guide is to help you learn specific techniques that may enable you to gain control over or eliminate voices that you find distressing.
|Deegan, Patricia & Carolyn Affa (illustrator); National Empowerment Center. Order online|
Catherine Penney, labeled with Schizophrenia in her teens, spent three years in a catatonic state at a psychiatric hospital. Dante’s Cure tells the moving true story of Catherine’s courageous journey, written by the doctor who treated her without using psychotropic drugs.
|Dorman, Daniel MD (2004). Other Press: New York, NY. Visit the National Empowerment Center website to Order online.|