This pamphlet helps people understand stress and tools for stress management. Written in the popular "50 Things" format, this pamphlet identifies many causes and symptoms of stress and provides a lot of useful information condensed into an easy-to-read format.
An easy-to-understand summary of common mental illnesses focusing on major depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Utilizing the popular "50 Things" format, this is a great take-away piece to address some of the most frequently asked questions about mental illness, including:
Understanding, encouraging and advocating on behalf of a loved one with a serious mental illness can have a huge impact on the lives of everyone involved. Here’s support for family members and friends of those dealing with mental illness. This title offers suggestions on how to help a loved one with mental illness find help and stick with a treatment plan, as well as reminding friends and family members about the importance of caring for themselves.
Mental illnesses are common, but they are often misunderstood. This fact-filled title helps demystify mental illness by describing causes, symptoms and treatment options. It takes a supportive approach to increasing understanding of mental illness and emphasizes the importance of treatment to help someone with mental illness get better and stay well.
Schizophrenia affects about one in every one hundred people in the U.S. This informative pamphlet helps answer many of the most common questions about this condition, including what signs and symptoms to look for, what kind of treatment is available, and what friends and family members can do to help support a loved one with schizophrenia.
Bipolar disorder is a medical illness that can cause changes in a person’s mood, energy and ability to function in day to day life. Knowing more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options can go a long way in helping people manage this condition and escape the highs and lows that can disrupt their daily routines and relationships. This pamphlet offers a succinct overview of bipolar disorder, and serves as an excellent resource to help demystify and destigmatize this condition.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder affecting more than 3 million people in the U.S. Put information, resources and support in the hands of those dealing with OCD and their loved ones with this fact-filled title. It discusses the repetitive thoughts and behaviors associated with this illness, treatment options, and ways that family and friends can help.
Millions of people develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. Here is a helpful overview of common risk factors, symptoms and treatment options for PTSD. This informative and supportive pamphlet reassures readers that help is available and recommends positive lifestyle behaviors that can assist in the healing process.
Depression affects the mind and body. Left untreated, it can disrupt daily activities and relationships. Learn about causes, symptoms and common treatment options for depression with this supportive title. Readers will find gentle suggestions on self-care, as well as encouragement for those who may be suffering from depression to talk with their health care provider as an important first step to feeling better.
General Anxiety Disorder (GAD) causes people to suffer from extreme worry or fear, and it can lead to a host of physical symptoms, including disrupted sleep patterns, headaches, nausea and muscle tension. Fortunately, GAD can be treated, and this title provides a great starting point to finding relief. It offers information, support and resources for individuals affected by GAD and their loved ones.