88th out of 89 books — 169 voters
When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness
An essential resource--featuring 50 proven Quick Reference guides--for the millions of parents, siblings, and friends of people with mental illness, as well as professionals in the field.
Paperback, 336 pages
Published September 18th 1992 by Tarcher
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Unfortunately this book suffers from being horribly outdated, more than 20 years old at this point. A lot of the information is not really relevant anymore. Additionally, it's better for families with a member who has schizophrenia or bipolar, and not as much for those suffering from major depression. But there are still some interesting nuggets tucked away here or there.
Jan 11, 2013 Jennifer rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone who knows someone with a mental illness
When Someone You Love Has A Mental Illness by Rebecca Woolis is an invaluable book for anyone who lives with or cares fro someone suffering from a mental illness.
REBECCA WOOLIS, MFT, is a licensed family therapist who has specialized for more than twenty years in working with people who suffer from mental illness, and with their families. She has directed a variety of community mental health programs for people with mental illness, and with co-occurring substance abuse, and for their family and friends. The recipient of a Distinguished Service Award from t...moreMore about Rebecca Woolis...