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Title:Author:

Welcome to the World of Burnt Toast: One Man’s Bout with Bipolar Disorder

Follow Paul Loverme’s journey as he lives with bipolar disorder without knowing it.

Paul Loverme (2021). CompCare Publishers, Minneapolis, MN.

The Still Hours of the Night

This is my story. A story of struggles. A story of anguish. A story of guilt. But most importantly, a story of hope to those finding themselves searching for answers.

Mary Beth Meyers (2021). CompCare Publishers, Minneapolis, MN.

A Life Worth Waiting For: Messages From A Survivor

Although this book was written for Adult Children of Alcoholics and other dysfunctional families, the author masterfully uses poetry and short stories to share his personal experiences and his recovery journey.

Dwight Lee Wolter (1989). CompCare Publishers, Minneapolis, MN.

Anatomy of an Illness: As Perceived by the Patient

This best selling book provides the story of how a physician and patient partnered to successfully fight a crippling disease. The author speaks of his personal experiences of recovery using laughter, his body’s natural healing resources and his mind.

Norman Cousins (1981). Bantam Books, New York, NY.

Coping with Voices: Self Help Strategies for People Who Hear Voices that are Distressing

The purpose of this self-help guide is to help you learn specific techniques that may enable you to gain control over or eliminate voices that you find distressing.

Deegan, Patricia & Carolyn Affa (illustrator); National Empowerment Center.

Dante’s Cure

Catherine Penney, labeled with Schizophrenia in her teens, spent three years in a catatonic state at a psychiatric hospital. Dante’s Cure tells the moving true story of Catherine’s courageous journey, written by the doctor who treated her without using psychotropic drugs.

Dorman, Daniel MD (2004). Other Press: New York, NY. Visit the National Empowerment Center website to order.

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