Mental Health - Library Resources for Adults
Greendale Public Library is a proud member of the Healthy Mind, Healthy Greendale community health initiative. The group's mission is to foster an environment for optimal mental health by providing education, promoting resources, reducing stigma, and offering support for the Greendale community.
Below are library resources and materials for adults on various mental health issues.
Adult Non-Fiction Mental Health Booklists: Lists include print books, ebooks and e-audiobooks.
Guides for Parents & Caregivers
Mindfulness & Meditation
Trauma & PTSD
Alt HealthWatch: Want to learn more about alternative and holistic approaches to health care and wellness? This database contains full-text articles for more than 190 international, and often peer-reviewed journals on subjects such as acupuncture, aromatherapy, Chinese medicine, chiropractic, creative therapies, cross-cultural therapies, energy medicine, herbalism, homeopathy, mind-body medicine, naturopathy, nutrition, osteopathy, and more.
Consumer Health Complete is your one-stop shop, resource for consumer-oriented health content, from mainstream to holistic medicine. This resource contains full text for more than 560 magazines and journals, 230 full-text health reference books and encyclopedias, and hundreds of medical images and diagrams.
Health Source: Consumer Edition: Full-text consumer health magazines, health pamphlets, and reference books that cover many general health topics.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information: Questions about your prescription medication? Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, it offers content from drug information ebooks. Written for the average person, this resource oncludes "how to" information for administering different types of medications and identifies medications that have the potential for adverse events when used by older adults.