Summary: MCPL staff member Elizabeth Lang and National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) representative Nicole Lucas talk about the resources MCPL and NAMI offer to maintain your mental and physical wellness. The NAMI helpline is 1 800 273-8255.
Recording Date: December 5, 2018
Elizabeth Lang: Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at MCPL
Nicole Lucas, Director of Programs for the Montgomery County chapter of NAMI,
Hosts: Lauren Martino and David Payne
What Our Guests Are Reading:
Elizabeth Lang: Upgrade Soul: A Graphic Novel by Ezra Clayton Daniels
Nicole Lucas: If Your Adolescent Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents by Dwight L Evans and Linda Wasmer Andrews
Books, Authors and Other Resources Mentioned During this Episode:
Bone Builders: An enjoyable, evidenced-based bone building and fall prevention program.
Deep End of the Pool Workouts by Melisenda Edwards and Katalin Wight
Gale Health & Wellness Resource Center: Online articles on health, medicine, and wellness from magazines, journals, and reference books.
Health Care: Online health care resources available through MCPL's website.
Kanopy: A streaming movie service available for free to MCPL card holders.
NAMI Family-to-Family: A free, 12-week course for family caregivers of adults with severe mental illness.
NAMI Montgomery County: A non-profit organization dedicated to providing "support, education, advocacy, and public awareness to promote recovery and so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives."
NAMI Peer-to-Peer: An experiential learning program for people with any serious mental illness who are interested in establishing and maintaining their wellness and recovery.
NAMI Recommended Reading List: This is the book list NAMI representative Nicole Lucas mentioned. It lists about two dozen books for individuals and their families related to various mental illnesses.
Prevention: Prevention magazine is available online through RBdigital Magazines.
Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition by T. Colin Campbell and Howard Jacobson