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NAMI Mendocino Lending Library

NAMI Mendocino County maintains a lending library which is available to family and community members. The library is continually expanding as we learn of new books and receive donations. A brief selection of books available from our library is listed below.

Please contact Charlene, (707) 467-9116, for borrowing books from NAMI's library or send us an e-mail, NAMI Lending Library (choose Library in Category).

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Mental Health Recovery & WRAP

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Some of the books in our Library:

How to Cope with Mental Illness in Your Family
Diane Marsh & Rex Dickens (98)

Advocating for Someone with a Mental Illness,
Sonya Nesch (local author)

Wellness Recovery Action Plan
Mary Ellen Copeland

I am not sick, I don't need help

It's Nobody's Fault: New Hope and Help for Difficult Children
Harold Koplewicz M.D.

Surviving Schizophrenia, Surviving Manic Depression
E. Fuller Torrey

Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide,An Unquiet Mind & Touched with Fire ( 3 books)
Kay Redfield Jamison

The Instinct to Heal
David Servan-Schreiber

Overcoming Depression
Demetri Papolos, M.D.

An End to Panic Attacks
E. Zuercher White

The Complete Guide to Psychiatric Drugs: Straight Talk for Best Results
Edward H. Drummond

The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs
Rybacki & Long, M.D.

Alternative Medicine
Burton Goldberg

Natural Health, Natural Medicine
Andrew T. Weil

Prescription for Nutritional Healing
James & Phyllis Balch

The Depression Source Book 2 nd
Brian P. Quinn

How to Stay Alive When My Brain is Trying to Kill Me
Susan Rose Blauner

Hidden Victims, Hidden Healers

And many more.......