Apr 09, 2012
Vancouver author and artist, Sandra Yuen Mackay, whose book My Schizophrenic Life: The Road to Recovery From Mental Illness which chronicles her struggles has been awarded the Courage to Come Back Award - Mental Health for 2012 by Coast Mental Health
Feb 06, 2012
And that someone is Dr Carolyn Dobbins, the author of the recently released book, What A Life Can Be: One Therapist's Take on Schizo-Affective Disorder. She is not only a PhD in clinical psychology but she also has schizo-affective disorder.
Jan 18, 2012
From Marvin Ross and David Shaw, the author and illustrator of The Original Reigning Cats and Dogs: A Lighthearted Look at Pets and Their Owners. This is a new venture for the team that, in the past, produced books on parenting and bureaucracies.
Jan 03, 2012
The Brush The Pen and Recovery, a 33 minute documentary film from Bridgeross Communications and the Gallery on the Bay, has been selected by Culture Unplugged for online viewing at its Spirit Enlightened Film Festival
Jan 03, 2012
Why after nearly 25 years in the field would she want to reveal she has a serious mental illness in her new book What A Life Can Be? Dr Dobbins explains in a recent interview with Healthy Place Radio
Dec 02, 2011
The Adolescent Owner's Manual "is not 'just' another parenting book and I would highly recommend that parents add it to their home libraries" said Danette Schott MA on S-O-S-Research. Blog Critics said it "has earned a permanent place in my library"
Dec 02, 2011
Blog Critics described My Life and Other Lies by Steve Pitt as a book of artful story-telling similar to the works of Garrison Keillor.....and Jean Shepherd whose collected anecdotes eventually became the holiday classic A Christmas Story
Dec 01, 2011
The ideal gift for friends who love to read. Articles that peek into the private lives of 18 professional writers from the NWT to PEI that is filled with "humanity and humaneness" that "resonates throughout" - the New York Journal of Books
Nov 17, 2011
And that is one reason why Library Journal called What A Life Can Be: One Therapist's Take on Schizo-Affective Disorder by Carolyn Dobbins a useful tool for mental illness advocacy and Dr E Fuller Torrey called the book inspirational
Oct 11, 2011
The Brush The Pen and Recovery, a 33 minute documentary film from Bridgeross Communications and the Gallery on the Bay , has been selected by the Hamilton Film Festival for screening on November 2, 2011 at 7:00 PM