This compassionate and insightful guide will demystify mental health issues and help anyone concerned about themselves or loved ones. Leading psychiatrist Dr Mark Cross, from the acclaimed ABC TV series 'Changing Minds', feels strongly that everyone should have easy access to information they can trust about common mental health problems, whether for themselves or to help family or friends.
This is a resource for students who will be future health professionals working in allied health and medical environments in Australia. Set firmly within a wellness framework the text is also useful for health professionals, already working in a health-related field, who need information to support them to effectively assist people who experience mental health problems.
This revised pocket resource provides Peer Specialists or Peer Counselors working with adults in mental health and/or substance use treatment, with key information about common strategies they need in order to be effective in this specialized role.
A revised and updated edition of the groundbreaking work that changed the way we think about and treat traumatic events and trauma victims. "A stunning achievement ... a classic for our generation." --Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., author ofThe Body Keeps the Score