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    Family Outreach & Response Program
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The Family Outreach and Response Program (FOR) offers recovery oriented mental health support services to families and youth.

Articles, books and videos

60 Minutes: Connecting Mental Illness to Violence with Little Data, Facts By JOHN M. GROHOL, PSY.D.

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What Recovery Means to Us By Mary Ellen Copeland, Ph.D

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Someone who believed in them helped them to recover By Daniel B. Fisher, M.D., Ph.D.

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Working with Voices: From Victim to Victor By Ron Coleman

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Nutrient Power: Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain By Dr. Walsh

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Natural Healing for Schizophrenia & Other Common Mental Disorders By Eva Edelman

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Natural Healing for Bipolar: A Compendium of Nutritional Approaches By Eva Edelman

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Rethinking Madness By Paris Williams, Ph.D.

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How to Get Off Psychoactive Drugs Safely: There Is Hope. There Is a Solution by James Harper

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Why we choose suicide: Mark Henick at TEDxToronto – a mental health professional who is a suicide attempt survivor about why people choose suicide, and how we need to as a society be helping more.

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The danger of a single story:Chimamanda Ngozi Adichieat TEDGlobal Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice – and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

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The voices in my head:Eleanor Longden at TED2013 Longden tells the moving tale of her years-long journey back to mental health, and makes the case that it was through learning to listen to her voices that she was able to survive.

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A High-Profile Executive Job as Defense Against Mental Ills Finding a Life That Fits: Keris Myrick, who has been diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder, finds ways to manage her illness.

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Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs: A Harm Reduction Approach to Medical Withdrawal by Will Hall

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Robert Whitaker

In 1998, he co-wrote a series on psychiatric research for the Boston Globe that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. Anatomy of an Epidemic won the 2010 Investigative Reporters and Editors book award for best investigative journalism.

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Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life by Susan Forward

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Mothers Who Can’t Love

By Susan Forward

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Jonathan Prousky

A passionate advocate for patients having mental health struggles. The focus of his clinical practice is on the optimization of mental and neurological health with nutrition and botanical (plant-based) medicines.