You searched for:

Subject
:
Mental Health
x
281 entries
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
4.

Patricia Deegan's the Politics of Memory

Loading...
"Challenges conventional accounts of the history of mental health services because that story often ignores the experience, voice and perspective of people receiving services."--Guide.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Dead Blue

Loading...
A film about surviving depression.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
6.

An Ounce of Prevention [electronic resource]

Loading...
Visits several programs that are attempting to eliminate known risk factors that often lead to serious psychological disorders, including social isolation and inadequate parenting skills.
Online
1992
7.

Generation Rx [electronic resource]: Resisting the Culture of Overmedication

At the 1991 FDA Prozac hearings, scores of impassioned victims described how the drug pushed them to the brink of suicide. But the pharmaceutical industry succeeded in getting its own message out, ushering its products into the mainstream while voices on the opposite side of the debate have largely faded. This film reawakens many of the arguments made against the culture of psychotropic prescription. Assembling a plethora of leaked memos, flawed studies, and previously unseen conference footage, the documentary points to a pattern of collusion between drug manufacturers and the regulatory watchdogs at the FDA. Meanwhile, many experts believe that our society is in the grip of an epidemic of doping and drugging. Has an era of mercenary medication dawned, in which we'll forget what it [...]
Online
2008
8.

Suicide Awareness and Prevention [electronic resource]

This video explores the reality of suicide among adolescent boys and girls - and presents solutions. Among them: social support, communication, abstinence from drugs, access to medical and mental health resources, and good problem-solving skills. Teens will also learn how suicide affects parents, family members, and classmates.
Online
2003
9.

TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Larry Smith - Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career

In this funny and blunt TEDTalk, Larry Smith pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions. A professor of economics at the University of Waterloo in Canada, Smith coaches his students to find the careers that they will truly love.
Online
2012
10.

TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Nancy Lublin - Texting That Saves Lives

When Nancy Lublin started texting teenagers to help with her social advocacy organization, what she found was shocking: they started texting back about their own problems, from bullying to depression to abuse. So she's setting up a text-only crisis line, and the results might be even more important than she expected. Lublin is CEO and Chief Old Person at DoSomething.org, where she harnesses the extraordinary energy of teens and focuses it on issues they care passionately about.
Online
2012
11.

Depression [electronic resource]: Moving on

It can happen to teens. New mothers. The elderly. In fact, it can afflict almost anyone. Filmed in the U.K., this comprehensive program spells out the details of clinical depression in seven concise segments: Defining the Problem, Classifying the Symptoms, Depression in Children, Depression in Adults, Supporting Patients with Depression, Assessment, and Therapy and Treatment. Dramatizations of nurse/patient interviews offer the opportunity to observe firsthand the signs of depression reflected by the patients' answers and behaviors. Patient assessment questions are provided as well.
Online
1993
12.

TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Vikram Patel - Mental Health for All by Involving All

Nearly 450 million people are affected by mental illness worldwide. In wealthy nations, just half receive appropriate care, but in developing countries, close to 90 percent go untreated because psychiatrists are in such short supply. In this TEDTalk, mental health care advocate Vikram Patel outlines a highly promising solution: training members of communities to give mental health interventions, empowering ordinary people to care for others.
Online
2012
13.

Living and Breathing [electronic resource]: Coping With LAM and Other Chronic Illnesses

Faced with a life-threatening chronic ailment, it's natural for patients to grieve over lost health, lost joys, lost possibilities. But some people simply refuse to let illness define their lives. They fight back by taking a proactive approach to medical treatment, and, perhaps more importantly, by insisting that their career goals and personal lives remain top priorities. In this film, women of various backgrounds and nationalities learn to cope with lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM-a rare and eventually fatal lung disease that typically afflicts female, childbearing-age patients. Trained as a social scientist, Amy Farber used her in-depth knowledge and connections in the American medical community to create a LAM-focused research organization. British author and philosophy lecturer [...]
Online
2011
14.

Preventing Eating Disorders [electronic resource]

An alarming number of teens today - both girls and boys - feel dissatisfied with their body to the point of engaging in unhealthy eating behaviors that can be life-threatening. From trying fad diets to binge eating to suffering from bulimia or anorexia nervosa, disordered eating behaviors affect not only physical health, but emotional and mental health as well. It also negatively affects family, friends, and supporters of these teens. This video teaches teens about balanced eating and how the body, especially at their age, is negatively affected by dieting. It also exposes media-glorified body images as unrealistic and dangerous, and addresses the dangers of stereotypes.
Online
2003
15.

Understanding Grief [electronic resource]

This compelling video delivers basic information about rational emotive behavior therapy, or REBT. The first part of the video introduces REBT through discussion, diagrams, and dramatic vignettes. In the second part, the viewer will see how REBT principles are applied to the issue of managing one's feelings of grief. In a dramatic scenario, a person is forced to confront the self-defeating consequences of unresolved grief over his divorce. The video helps others learn how REBT can help them respond to all forms of grief in a healthier manner.
Online
2002
16.

Understanding Guilt [electronic resource]

This video delivers basic information about rational emotive behavior therapy, or REBT. The first part of the video introduces REBT through discussion, diagrams, and dramatic vignettes. In the second part, viewers will see how REBT principles are applied to the issue of managing one's feelings of guilt. Those watching the video will learn how to distinguish between normal feelings of guilt and negative feelings of shame. By using REBT, they will be able to restore self-esteem and serenity.
Online
2002
17.

Understanding Shame [electronic resource]

This informative video delivers basic information about rational emotive behavior therapy, or REBT. The first part of the video introduces REBT through discussion, diagrams, and dramatic vignettes. In the second part, viewers will see how REBT principles are applied to the issue of managing one's feelings of shame. Through a dramatic scenario, a person uses REBT to realize that her self-esteem was damaged by childhood experiences and that she can learn as an adult to make decisions without shame.
Online
2002
18.

Understanding Perfectionism [electronic resource]

This video delivers basic information about rational emotive behavior therapy, or REBT. The first part of the video introduces REBT through discussion, diagrams, and dramatic vignettes. In the second part, viewers will see how REBT principles are applied to the issue of managing one's perfectionistic tendencies. In a dramatic scenario, two people hurt themselves and others with their perfectionistic expectations. They then use REBT and show how it can improve their situations.
Online
2002
19.

Sleepless Epidemic [electronic resource]: Practical Steps to Help Adolescents Get the Sleep They Need

It is estimated that 85 percent of adolescents are sleep deprived, compromising their academic performance and putting them at higher risk for accidents and health-related issues. With the proper amount of sleep, teens report feeling better and less stressed. Their grades and athletic performance improve, they experience fewer sick days, and they are less prone to obesity and type 2 diabetes. This program, hosted by Sleepless in America author Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed. D, helps teens identify sleep deprivation and understand its risks while providing strategies for getting more sleep.
Online
2013
20.

Sleep [electronic resource]: An Overview

Sleep has been the subject of extensive research for many years, and while our understanding of sleep and its role in good health has advanced considerably over the past few decades, there is still much we don't know about it. Presented by psychologist Steve Taylor and other experts, this program examines sleep, covering its four stages, common sleep disorders, impacts of sleep deprivation, and several theories about why humans sleep in the first place. The video also looks at treatments offered at sleep disorder clinics. Produced in Australia.
Online
2013