Peachtree Wellness has come to be a safe haven for many individuals. Our Residential, Partial Hospitalization, and Intensive Outpatient program give each person a fresh start to develop newfound coping skills to face challenges of mental health and dual diagnosis disorders.

At Peachtree Wellness, one of our primary goals is to educate our clients and their families about the critical care needed in mental health recovery and the stigmas associated with it.

The following resources are suggested books, online resources, and support groups that offer insight into mental illness and can be an additional tool to help you, your family members, and loved ones on the road to recovery.

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books on Mental Illness

At Peachtree Wellness, our clinical program is designed to help client’s and their families understand their illness and find new coping skills to live fruitful and productive lives. We also feel it’s inherent for families to educate themselves so they can effectively support their loved ones. Below is a list of recommended reading for specific mental health disorders at Peachtree Wellness.

The Body Keeps the Score 
The most referenced book on trauma to come out in the last few decades.

Bipolar Disorder
Madness: A Bipolar Life
A firsthand account of living and thriving with rapid cycling Bipolar I disorder.

Major Depressive Disorder
Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness 
Describes the author’s personal struggle with suicidal depression

The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness
A successful lawyer writes about dealing with psychosis and learning to manage her mental illness.

Anxiety Disorders
 Back, After the Break 
A memoir about dealing with various co-occurring disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder, psychosis, and substance use disorder. 

I Am Not Sick. I Don’t Need Help! 
Practical advice on helping communicate with loved ones who may suffer with anosognosia.

Codependent No More
Helps family members of loved ones suffering with co-occurring disorders

The Burden of Sympathy: How Families Cope with Mental Illness

Defying Mental Illness: Finding Recovery with Community Resources and Family Support

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