Ready reference to mental and emotional health crises and concerns, providing overviews and expert guidance on more serious problems. Ideal for first-responders, teachers, counselors, and human resource professionals.Developed from best-practices of psychiatry, psychology and mental health counseling, Mental Health Emergencies is a guide to providing much-needed care and support to the people in distress who most need help including self-injury, eating disorders, substance abuse, psychosis, and suicidal thoughts.Mental Health Emergencies will help you provide exactly the right kind of support--where and when it's needed most.
|FEARVANA: The Revolutionary Science of How to Turn Fear into Health, Wealth and Happiness|
by Akshay Nanavati (Author)
Everyone experiences fear, stress or anxiety at some point in their lives, but that is not a bad thing. When harnessed, these forces can be our greatest source of strength.
Weaving together inspiring stories, in-depth research in neuroscience, psychology and spirituality, practical insight, and actionable strategies, Fearvana teaches the science of how to transform all your seemingly negative emotions into health, wealth and happiness.
Fearvana’s revolutionary approach...
|Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul|
by Stuart Brown (Author), Christopher Vaughan (Author)
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From a leading expert, a groundbreaking book on the science of play, and its essential role in fueling our happiness and intelligence throughout our lives
We've all seen the happiness on the face of a child while playing in the school yard. Or the blissful abandon of a golden retriever racing across a lawn. This is the joy of play. By definition, play is purposeless, all-consuming, and fun. But as Dr. Stuart Brown...
|Get Up: The Art of Perseverance|
by Adam Greenberg (Author), Ben Biddick (Author)
On July 9th, 2005, Adam Greenberg stepped into the batter’s box for his first major-league plate appearance with the Chicago Cubs. That moment was the culmination of his life’s work and proudest achievement up to that point.
No one suspected the triumph of that moment would be obliterated by a 92 mile-an-hour first-pitch fastball striking Adam just under his helmet on the back of his head. The first pitch of his major-league career threatened not only the future of his ability to...
|Play It Away: A Workaholic's Cure for Anxiety|
by Charlie Hoehn (Author)
ACTUAL READER FEEDBACK
“This book saved my life. Every tip is natural, just the way I want to treat my anxiety.”
“Play It Away really hits on what ‘living in the moment’ is all about. Reading this book has been one of the most valuable investments I’ve made, both professionally and personally.”
“I work in the mental health field, so I have read my weight in self-help books. I would highly recommend this to anyone wrestling with anxiety....
|Crisis Intervention 101: De-escalation Steps for Law Enforcement, First Responders and Everyone Else|
by Linda Flanders (Author)
CRISIS INTERVENTION 101 In America, one in four people live with a diagnosable mental illness. Sadly, one in six of those people will have some contact with the police during their lifetime. Tragically, jails and prisons house ten times more people living with a mental illness as there are in hospitals. We want to change that. Mental illness is a brain disorder or chemical imbalance. It cares nothing for race, religion, age or gender. It doesn’t matter if we’re rich or poor, a brilliant...
|Tactical Mobility: The Comprehensive Training & Fitness Guide for Increased Performance & Injury Prevention|
by Gwen Lawrence (Author), Nick Benas (Author), Stewart Smith (Author), Tom Coughlin (Foreword)
A comprehensive fitness guide for greater mobility, flexibility, and performance—designed for the men and women serving in law enforcement, emergency services and military—Tactical Mobility is a perfect fit for anyone who wants to reach the highest level of fitness.
With customized and customizable workouts perfect for beginners to experts, Tactical Mobility allows people to jump right in at their personal fitness level, making the workouts quick and easy...
|Coping Cat Workbook, Second Edition (Child Therapy Workbooks Series)|
by Philip C. Kendall (Author), Kristina A. Hedtke (Author)
Empirically-supported CBT to reduce anxious distress in youth. This newest edition is a revision of the original Coping Cat Workbook by Philip Kendall that has been in use since 1992. Sixteen therapy sessions promote coping skills for dealing with anxiety. The program can be adapted for use with individual youth or with groups. Appendices include 'situation cards' with three levels of difficulty, a 'feelings barometer', as well as other cut-outs and a certificate of achievement. Appropriate for...