Mental Health Awareness Month 2023

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in the U.S. every year during the month of May since 1949 to increase awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness, and to celebrate recovery from mental illness. The titles below provide support, education, and advocate for policies for those affected by mental illness and mental wellness. 

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Black Women and Resilience

A critical examination of the health disparities and collective resilience of Black women in the United States.

Black Women and Public Health

Moves Black women's voices and experiences from the margins to the center of conversations about public health.

Black Women's Yoga History

Examines how Black women elders have managed stress, emphasizing how self-care practices have been present since at least the mid-nineteenth century, with roots in African traditions.

Punishing the Mentally Ill

A provocative exploration of a wide range of controversies in mental health law, this book argues that the criminal justice system punishes citizens for being mentally ill.

Religious Therapeutics

Explores the relationship between health and religion based on the model offered by the Hindu traditions of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Tantra.

The Rules of Insanity

By Carl Elliott
Subjects: Psychology

Addresses the question: Can we apply ordinary standards of responsibility to the mentally disordered offender?

The Eclipse of the State Mental Hospital

Examines the origins, recent history, and future of state hospitals.

Healing the Split

The links between madness, creative genius, and spiritual experiences have tantalized philosophers and scientists for centuries. In Healing the Split, John Nelson brings the lofty ideas of transpersonal ...

The Harmony of the Soul

The Harmony of the Soul creates a naturalistic grounding for ethics and a moral grounding for psychotherapy. It is an original and startling synthesis of the ideas of mental health and moral virtue based ...