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Mental Health:

Links for Parents:
First Year Timeline
Ten Rules for Parents
Other Resources

Community Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous: 334-264-4122
Narcotics Anonymous (NARANON): 334-213-1847 
Rape/Sexual Assault:
  • Standing Together Against Rape (STAR): 334-213-1227 
  • Children's Hospital Intervention and Prevention Services (CHIPS): 205-558-2751
Domestic Violence: 
  • Alabama: 1-800-650-6522 
  • Domestic Abuse Shelter: 334-263-0218
  • Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority Emergency On Call: 334-213-1494
  • Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline: 1-800-227-8922

Available in the Auburn Montgomery Library

Balm in Gilead. A pastor in North Carolina becomes addicted to prescription uppers and downers which impacts his ministry and his family. PS3573.I458 B3 

Lucky by Alice Sebold. Discusses a womans efforts to cope with rape, PTSD and family. HV6561.S44 1999 

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book by AA Services. HV5278.A78 A4 1983 

Coming Clean by William Cloud and Robert Granfield. HV4998.G73 1999eb 

Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry by David H. Barlow and Michelle G. Craske. RC531.C73 2006eb

College Students:
Making the Most of College: Students speak their mind by Richard J. Light. Suggested for new students and student mentors. LD2160.L54 2001 

MillennialsRising by Neil Howe and Bill Strauss. Suggested for new students and student mentors. HQ796.H74 2000 

College of The Overwhelmed by Theresa Foy Digeronimo & Richard Kadison. RC451.4.S7K336 2004 

Standing in the Shadows: Understanding and overcoming depression in black men by John Head. Explores depression among black males and provides insight on developing discussion on this topic. RC537.H426 2004 

Darkness Visible by William Styron. Styrone describes his experience with depression in vivid and compelling fashion. RC537.S88 1992 

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. This book tells the story of a gifted young woman's mental breakdown beginning during a summer internship as a junior editor during 1950s. Plath committed suicide in 1963 and left behind this scathingly sad, honest book, which remains one of the best-told tales of a woman's descent into insanity. PS3566.L27 B4 1996b 

Good Grief: Exploring feelings, loss, and death with under elevens (a holistic approach) by Barbara Ward. BF723.L68 W37 1993 

On Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross. BG789.D4K8 1973eb 

Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst. BF575.D35V56 1986 

Mental Health: 
Becoming Anna by Anna Michener. This is a powerful account of a teenager's struggle through mental health institutions and abuse. HV6626.52M54 1998eb 

Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl by Marguerite Sechehaye. RC608.R453 

Coming Apart: Why Relationships End, and How to Live Through the Ending of Yours by Daphne Rose Kingma. Here, marriage and family therapist Kingma explains why relationships end and how to survive them. HQ801.K555 2000 

The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patters of Intimate Relationships by Lerner, Harriet Goldhor. BF575.A5L 47 1985 

Your Perfect Right: A guide to assertive living by Robert Alberti. This book emphasizes the use of effective communication in becoming appropriately assertive. BF575 .A85A43 1986 

Self Esteem:
Self Esteem by Matthew McKay. A program for building self-esteem, a self-help book shows how to talk back to the critical inner voice, foster compassion, handle mistakes and criticism. BF697.5S46M34 2000 

Sexual Abuse:
I Never Called It Rape: The MS Report on Recognizing, Fighting, and Surviving Date and Acquaintance Rape by Robin Warshaw. A valuable resource for partners, family members, counselors and educators of rape victims. HV6561 .W38 1988 

Victims No Longer: Men Recovering from Incest and Other Childhood Abuse by Mike Lew. This book includes personal accounts from men who have survived childhood abuse, and offers self-help information. LD2160.L54 2001 

Trauma (PTSD):
The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook by Glenn Schiraldi. Provides information on coping mechanisms, emotional trigger, the mental defenses that protect us from further harm, and addresses how the healing process can begin through a variety of medical and non-medical treatment methods. RC552.P67 S326 2000eb 

Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman. RC552.P67H47 1992 

This list was last posted August 2008. This does not include all resources available in the AUM library.