Resources

Below are a list of helpful resources that may benefit you on your journey toward wellness:

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Books:

The Way Up From Down by Priscilla Slagle, MD

The Mood Cure by Julia Ross, MA

Nutrition and Mental Illness: An orthomolecular approach to balancing body chemistry by Carl C. Pfeiffer, PhD, MD

Nutrient Power by William J. Walsh, Phd

Why Am I Always So Tired? by Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD

The Secrets to Real Mental Health: How one family escaped America’s failed, profit-driven system and found treatment that works by Linda Van Zandt, MEd

Heal with Amino Acids and Nutrients by Billie Sahley and Katherine Birkner

Spontaneous Healing by Andrew Weil, MD

Why People Don’t Heal and How They Can by Caroline Myss, PhD

Tapering off Medication:

Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs (free PDF available at http://www.theicarusproject.net)

Addictions:

Seven Weeks to Sobriety: The Proven Program To Fight Alcoholism Through Nutrition by Joan Matthews Larson, PhD

Spirituality/Buddhism:

When Things Fall Apart: Heart advice for difficult times by Pema Chodron

Loving What Is: Four questions that can change your life by Byron Katie

Websites:

www.alternativementalhealthrevolution.com

http://www.alternativementalhealth.com/

http://www.drlwilson.com/

http://www.thewayup.com/

http://www.suicide.org/

http://www.theroadback.org/

http://www.walshinstitute.org/

http://survivingantidepressants.org/

http://www.ssristories.net/

http://community.projectbeyondblue.com/

http://www.butyoudontlooksick.com/articles/written-by-christine/the-spoon-theory/

http://www.befrienders.org/

Helpful Facebook Groups:

Depression And Anxiety Safe Haven Support Group

Biochemical Therapy Support Group

The Shamanic View Of Mental Illness

Magnesium Advocacy Group

Liver Flush, Liver Cleanse, Gallbladder Flush

Copper Dysregulation and Re-balancing

Pyroluria

Adrenal Fatigue Recovery

Testing:

www.23andme.com ($199 genetic spit test)

http://requestatest.com/ (Various tests available without a doctor)

http://www.arltma.com/HairAnalysis.htm (Hair testing)

http://www.candidasupport.org/free-home-tests/saliva-test/ (Home test for candida)

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