Conference Participants:
Participant Checklist
Certificate of Attendance

1. Continuing the Conversation with Keynoter Jeffrey Zuckerman: Mental Health is a Family Story
Unglued – Jeffrey Zuckerman

2. Invite Your Body to be Your Ally in Self-carePatty Hlava
Nadi Shodana
Yoga Nidra

5. Talking with Children about Difficult IssuesLeah Persky and Natalie Oleson
Talking to your children about difficult topics

6. Forgiveness: Potent Strategies for Health, Wellness and HealingLouisa Hext

7. COVID 19: A Pandemic of Grief and LossBarbara Rudnick
COVID Grief Packet

12. KINDFULNESS: Trauma Responsive Mindfulness for Mental Health Kathy Flaminio
Moves for Anxiety

13. Optimizing Communications between Patients and DoctorsMichael Trangle and Beth Silverwater
Optimizing Communication Between Patient and Doctor
How to Prepare For a Mental Health Visit
Ways to Express Yourself Assertively
List of Feelings and Body Sensations
Client Rights and Responsibilities
Talking with Your Doctor
Depression Recovery

14. Highway to Help: New On-Ramps for Recovery from AddictionBecky Sulkin and Lorna Hunt Ellison
Jewish Community Addiction Services Facebook Page
Fast-Tracker: Linking people to mental health and SUD services with real time availability
MN Dept. of Human Services SUD Reform
Hennepin County Addiction and Recovery Services
Ramsey County Chemical Health Services
Recovery-Oriented Language Guide
Behavioral Health Funds Eligibility Guidelines

Recommended Library Books:

Zuckerman, Jeffrey, keynote speaker. Unglued: A Bipolar Love Story, 2020
Boss, Pauline. Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief, 1999
Espuche, Nancy. KardBoard House: My Life-Altering Journey Through Lucas’ Addiction , 2021 (Not available at the library yet; available for order on Amazon.)
Fast, Julie, and Preston, John. Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder, 2012
Forney, Ellen. Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me, 2012
Frankl, Viktor. Man’s Search for Meaning, 2006
Jamison, Kay Redfield. An Unquiet Mind, 1997
Sheffield, Anne. How You Can Survive When They’re Depressed, 1999
van der Kolk, Bessel. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, 2015
Emmons, Henry. The Chemistry of Calm
Emmons, Henry. The Chemistry of Joy
Burns, David. Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
Brackett, Marc. Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive

Fawcett, Robert G. MD. Calming the Bipolar Storm: A Guide for Patients and Their Families, 2021
See more titles above under Presenter Recommendations for free weekly online newsletters for those with bipolar disorder and caregivers.

Cardwell, Lee. Dementia in the Family: Practical Advice from a Caregiver, 2017
Graff-Radford, Jonathan M.D. and Angela M. Lunde, M.A. Mayo Clinic on Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 2020
Powell, Tia, M.D. Dementia Reimagined: Building a Life of Joy and Dignity from Beginning to End, 2019
Spencer Scott, Paula. Surviving Alzheimer’s: Practical Tips and Soul-saving Wisdom for Caregivers, 2014
Yagoda Shagam, Janet. An Unintended Journey: A Caregiver’s Guide to Dementia, 2013

Merkin, Daphne. This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression, 2017
Walker, Rheeda. The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health: Navigate an Unequal System, Learn Tools for Emotional Wellness, and Get the Help You Deserve, 2020

McNulty, Bridget. The Grief Handbook: A Guide Through the Worst Days of Your Life, 2021
Okona, Nneka M. Self-care for Grief: 100 Practices for Healing During Times of Loss, 2021

Hallowell, Edward M. M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D. ADHD 2.0: New Science and Essential Strategies for Thriving with Distraction-from Childhood through Adulthood 2021
Driven to Distraction 2011, Delivered from Distraction 2017 and other ADHD books by Edward M. Hallowell
Zylowska, Lidia. The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD: An Eight-step Program for Strengthening Attention, Managing Emotions, and Achieving your Goals, 2012

Baer, Lee, Ph.D. The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts, 2001
Hodges, Chrissy. Pure OCD: The Invisible Side of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, 2017

Dolbear, Emily. What if I’m Worried about COVID-19?, 2020
Huebner, Dawn. Something Bad Happened: A Kid’s Guide to Coping With Events in the News, 2019
Krovitz-Neren, Barbara. Parenting the Addicted Teen: a 5-step Foundational Program, 2017
Roberts, Dr. Jillian. On the News: Our First Talk about Tragedy, 2018
Taylor-Klaus, Elaine, PCC, CPCC. The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids with ADHD, Anxiety, and more: What Parents and Teachers Really Need to Know to Empower Complicated Kids with Confidence and Calm, 2020
Toner, Jacqueline B. illustrated by Janet McDonnell. What to Do When the News Scares You: A Kid’s Guide to Understanding Current Events, 2021
Vlock, Deborah. Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges: A Guide to Life with Emotionally Complex Kids, 2018

Goldsmith Turow, Rachel. Mindfulness Skills for Trauma and PTSD: Practices for Recovery and Resilience, 2017
Herman, Judith, M.D. Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror, 2015
Schwartz, Arielle, PhD. The Post-traumatic Growth Guidebook: Practical Mind-Body Tools to Heal Trauma, Foster Resilience and Awaken your Potential, 2020

Brown, Brené, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. Rising Strong, 2015
Nagoski, Emily, Ph.D, and Amelia Nagoski, DMA. Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle, 2019
Tomasulo, Daniel J., Ph.D.Learned Hopefulness, 2020

Provided by Louisa Hext
Cantacuzino, Marina. the FORGIVENESS Project: stories for a vengeful age 2015. Jessica Kingsley Publications
Noor, Masi and Cantacuzino, Marina. FORGIVENESS IS REALLY STRANGE 2018. Singing Dragon
Dr. Fred Luskin. Forgive for Good 2002. Harper Collins
Desmond Tutu. The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World Harper Collins. 2014
Desmond Tutu. No Future Without Forgiveness Random House. 1997
Megan Feldman Bettencourt. Triumph of the Heart 2015. Hudson Street Press
Edited by Stephen Hance. FORGIVENESS IN PRACTICE 2019. Jessica Kingsley Publications
Cassatly, Stephanie. Notice of Release 2017. eLectio Publishing
Weisenthal, Simon. The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness (Newly Expanded Paperback Edition). 1998. Schocken Books 

Free access at
MedLine Plus is National Institute of Health’s National Library of Medicine and is available in English and Spanish. To access: under Browse Online Resources, scroll down to MedLine Plus or Filter by Category to Health and Wellness and scroll down. Once in MedLine, top left menu choose Health Topics. Middle column Disorders and Conditions click on Mental Health and Behavior.
PubMed is a more scholarly collection of articles, also from NLM. See instructions above.
You can also search for topics in the Magazines and Newspaper Articles search on the library main page.