The following organizations and web sites offer an array of information and services that may be helpful:



  • The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music by Steve Lopez

  • The Day the Voices Stopped: A Schizophrenic’s Journey from Madness to Hope by Ken Steele and Claire Berman

  • Recovered, Not Cured: A Journey Through Schizophrenia by Richard McLean

  • Saving Millie: A Daughter’s Story Of Surviving Her Mother’s Schizophrenia by Tina Kotulski

  • Rescuing Patty Hearst: Growing Up Sane in a Decade Gone Mad by Virginia Holman

  • The Outsider: A Journey Into My Father’s Struggle With Madness by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer

  • The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness by Elyn R. Saks

  • Sepia Leaves by Amandeep Sandhu


  • An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison

  • Detour: My Bipolar Road Trip in 4-D by Lizzie Simon

  • Perfect Chaos by Linea Johnson and Cinda Johnson


  • Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis by Rosalynn Carter with Susan K. Golant and Kathryn E. Cade

  • Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness by Pete Earley

  • A History of Psychiatry: From the Era of the Asylum to the Age of Prozac by Edward Shorter

  • Against Depression by Peter D. Kramer

  • Listening to Prozac: The Landmark Book About Antidepressants and the Remaking of the Self  by Peter D. Kramer

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

  • Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Watters (2010)

  • I AM NOT SICK, I DON’T NEED YOUR HELP by Dr. Xavier Amador