Resources and Links
Stories of Hope and Courage features the inspiring profiles of individuals who overcame the disability and shame of suffering from an anxiety disorder. Marc Summers, current host of Food Networks “Unwrapped,” is the host of the video. Afflicted with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Marc shares his personal experience and insights on dealing with this difficult condition.
Stories of Hope and Courage DVD ($10.00)
Afraid of People takes an intimate look at the lives of Pam, James, and Chris who all suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder, the third most common mental disorder in the United States. The individuals in this film share their personal experiences and their efforts to overcome this debilitating illness. Their struggles and triumphs tell that with determination, courage, patience, and proper treatment, Social Anxiety Disorder can be overcome. Interwoven with these stories are interviews with experts and researchers in the field of Social Anxiety Disorder.
Afraid of People DVD ($10.00)
When the Mind Causes Pain tells the story of real people who suffer from painful physical symptoms that were disrupting their lives. The individuals share their personal stories and their efforts to understand what was causing these problems and how to find relief. When they learned that their emotional state was driving their pain, their journey to recovery began.
In the video, Rollin Gallagher, M.D., M.P.H., President of the American Board of Pain Medicine, explains the physiology of pain. Aaron Beck, M.D., the “Founder of Cognitive Therapy,” provides treatment strategies to reduce the symptoms of anxiety and depression and relieve the body pain that these illnesses can cause. Judith Beck, Ph.D., is featured with a patient using cognitive techniques for pain and depression management.
When the Mind Causes Pain DVD ($10.00)
The Pain of Depression: A Journey Through the Darkness tells the compelling stories of individuals who suffered from clinical depression, a medical illness, which affects more than 20 million Americans each year. Depression affects people of all backgrounds and walks of life, including many famous people throughout history. This film, broadcast on PBS stations nationally, profiled everyday people who experienced depression and tells their stories through their own words.
The documentary also explores the different ways depression can manifest itself, including both emotionally and physically. Individuals may not receive appropriate treatment because the physical impact of depression can mask the illness. The film also examines how family, friends, and communities are impacted by the depression of their loved ones.
Throughout The Pain of Depression: A Journey Through the Darkness nationally recognized experts discuss the cutting-edge research and theories of depression: its neurophysiology, broad range of symptoms, possible treatments, and the role of family and friends in an individual’s recovery.
It is our hope that these stories encourage anyone suffering from depression to get help.
The Pain of Depression: A Journey through the Darkness DVD ($10.00)
Package of 25 Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) screening forms and scoring tool. This short structured diagnostic interview was developed jointly by psychiatrists and clinicians in the United States, for DSM-IV psychiatric disorders. With an administration time of approximately 15 minutes, it was designed to meet the need for a short but accurate structured psychiatric interview. The need for this tool at every mental health facility is imperative. It is extremely accurate.
MINI (Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview) Screening Forms ($25.00)
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