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Caregivers Books and Resources

  • There are many good books available that provide information and support for caregivers. Belmont recognizes the importance of this information and has acquired many books (listed below) that are available to you at the:

    Freda Krafskow Sachs Family Resource Center
    Belmont Behavioral Health
    4200 Monument Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19131

    If you have any questions regarding these resources or the Freda Kraftskow Sachs Family Resource Center contact Nancy Beck at 215-581-3818.

    The Broken Brain: The Biological Revolution in Psychiatry; Andreasen, Nancy C., published in 1984 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 10 East 53rd St., New York, N.Y., U.S.A., 10022

    The Caring Family; Living with Chronic Mental Illness; Bernheim, Kayla F., Lewine, Richard R.J., Beale, Caroline T.; published in 1982, available in Canada at Beaverbooks Ltd., 195 Allstate Parkway, Valleywood Business Park, Markham, Ont. L3R 4T8

    Living and Working with Schizophrenia; Jeffries, Joel J., Plummer, Elizabeth, Seeman, Mary V., Thornton, John F.; second edition, published in 1990, University of Toronto Press, 5201 Dufferin St., Toronto, Ont. M3H ST8

    Surviving Schizophrenia: A Family Manual; Fuller, Torrey, E.; revised, published in 1988 in the United States by Harper & Row Publishers, Inc.; in Canada by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, 195 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ont. L3R 4T8

    Coping with schizophrenia: A guide for families (1994); Mueser, K., & Gingerich, S.; Oakland: New Harbinger Publications.

    Schizophrenia: Straight Talk for Families and Friends; Walsh, Maryellen; published in 1985 by William Morrow and Company Inc., New York, N.Y. Available in soft cover from Warner Books Inc., 666 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y., U.S.A. 10103

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