Please Stop Smiling - Story about Schizophrenia and Mental Illness for Children. The author has paranoid schizophrenia and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Wanting to educate youngsters about his widely misunderstood and wrongfully feared illness, Richard wrote Please Stop Smiling, which helps erase the stigma associated with severe mental illness.
A book created for teenage children of parents with Schizophrenia. Explains what Schizophrenia is and how it affects behaviour. Also helps teenagers learn to communicate effectively, cope with their own stress and emotions, find ways to help without taking on overwhelming burden, and learn how to seek help and keep themselves safe.
This well-written and helpful book offers guidance and resources for the teen who must cope with a parent who has experienced trauma. Written in an easy to understand style, it directly tackles tough issues. Answers questions about why their parent acts or reacts in disturbing ways.
Diseases of the body garner sympathy, says comedian Ruby Wax -- except those of the brain. With dazzling energy and humor, Wax, diagnosed a decade ago with clinical depression, urges us to put an end to the stigma of mental illness.