|Posted by Amanda LaPera on June 4, 2014 at 2:45 AM||comments (0)|
We are thrilled to announce that Losing Dad is an award-winning book! IBPA's prestigious Benjamin Franklin Awards, which recognize excellence in book editorial and design, are regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers. Losing Dad was awarded the Silver Award in the Psychology category. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Amanda LaPera on November 4, 2013 at 12:40 AM||comments (0)|
You're invited to the official book launch and signing, which will be held this Thursday November 7th from 7-8:30 PM at The Night Owl in Fullerton. If you can't be there in person, please purchase your copy through Amazon.com anytime on Thursday November 7th. It will make a big difference if everyone purchases the book on the same day. Thank you for your su...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Amanda LaPera on October 20, 2013 at 11:55 PM||comments (0)|
Come to the official book launch and signing at The Night Owl in Fullerton (200 Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, California 92835). Losing Dad will be available for purchase in both paperback ($20) and hardcover ($25) formats. Be there at 7pm to hear the background of the story as well as to join in the Q&A session, which will ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Amanda LaPera on September 20, 2013 at 3:15 AM||comments (0)|
Announcing the book's release! Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: a Family's Search for Hope is due to be released October 5, 2013. Ask for it in your favorite store, or purchase it online. Check back soon for more details about ordering autographed copies, attending book signings, and book readings. Have any questions? Feel free t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Amanda LaPera on August 20, 2013 at 11:40 PM||comments (0)|
How Do Other Countries Involuntarily Treat People Who Need Help for Severe Mental Illness?
I have often wondered this same question. If what we are doing in the United States is not working, how are other countries handling this? According to the article in the "Law and Psychiatry" column in American Psychiatric Association Journal cited on August 20, 2013 on the Treatment Advocacy Center website, France and other countr...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Amanda LaPera on June 15, 2013 at 7:10 PM||comments (0)|
Best Ways to Support a Loved One Suffering From Mental Illness
A guest blog by Ryan Rivera
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Having someone you love be afflicted with a mental illness can be tough. You are looking at a grueling challenge of providing care and support for them. Though it may be difficult, there are ways to make the road to recovery a smo...
|Posted by Amanda LaPera on February 17, 2013 at 5:05 PM||comments (0)|
Has your previously-effective antidepressant lost its edge? If so, Deplin could be the answer. This prescription food, as regulated by the FDA, delivers a powerful burst of methylfolate, like a mega dose of folic acid. According to WebMD, "Folic acid is the man-made form of folate. Folate is a B-vitamin naturally found in some foods. It is needed to form healthy cells, especially red blood cells. L-methylfolate and levomefo...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Amanda LaPera on September 29, 2012 at 1:35 AM||comments (0)|
100,000 poets for change, a worldwide event
Poetry readings begin at 11am.
Tomorrow @ Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center
681 Venice Blvd., Venice, California 90291
Can't attend? You can watch live streaming video by clicking the link below.
|Posted by Amanda LaPera on April 25, 2012 at 8:50 PM||comments (2)|
Imagine being able to detect depression in the same way diabetes is diagnosed--with a blood test.
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|Posted by Amanda LaPera on April 1, 2012 at 7:30 AM||comments (0)|
On March 23, this letter was originally published by the Sacramento Bee online.
Re "State needs to overhaul its dated mental health law" (Editorials, March 18): Thank you for bringing attention to this serious issue. Doctors, law enfo...Read Full Post »