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Collection of information and resources relating to mental health, human rights, health and social programmes, organisations and community groups in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Changing Minds Library

Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America - Robert Whitaker
Carpathians, The - Janet Frame
The Natural Guide to Women's Health: Combining Natural and Medical Cures for Women's Ailments - Dr Penny Stanway
A Stone In My Shoe - Brendon Earl Sparg
Mental health & the law: A legal resource for people who experience mental illness - Sarah Mackenzie
Health in Australia: Sociological Concepts and Issues by Assoc Prof Carol Grbich (2010-12-29) -
Autism and the Myth of the Person Alone (Qualitative Studies in Psychology) - Douglas Biklen
100 Questions & Answers About Panic Disorder - Carol Berman
Forensic mental health nursing : policy, strategy and implementation - Paul Tarbuck
Poets on Prozac mental illness, treatment, and the creative process -
MATTER OF FAT - Rosemary Stanton
Bipolar Puzzle Solution: A Mental Health Client's Perspective (Psychological Disorders Series) - Bryan L. Court
Bipolar 101: A Practical Guide to Identifying Triggers, Managing Medications, Coping with Symptoms, and More - Ruth C. White
My Kid is Back: Empowering Parents to Beat Anorexia Nervosa - June Alexander
Pukunui The Astronaut - James Waerea and Pat Hohepa.
The mind of the paedophile : psychoanalytic perspectives - Charles W. Socarides
Helping Children Cope With Separation and Loss by Claudia Jewett Jarratt (1994-04-07) - Claudia Jewett Jarratt
Sustaining Health - Melva Martin
Tiny Footsteps - Barbara Pask
To be Alive: An Attack and Afterwards - Charlotte Leefman
Mental Health Promotion and Young People: Concepts and Practice - Louise Rowling
Fractured : how I survived multiple personality disorder - Ruth Dee
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness - Kay Redfield Jamison
A Contemporary Princess: The Journey Back from Anorexia - Elaine B. Anderson
Inhalant Drug Dangers - Judy Monroe
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Helping Children & Adolescents (Patient Centered Guides) - Mitzi Waltz
Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, First Edition - James Lock


Mental Health Act and You

Information about the New Zealand Mental Health Act (Mental Health Compulsory Assessment and Treatment Act, 1992).

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Reducing or Coming off Mental Health / Psychiatric Medication

Changing Minds are not clinicians and cannot give advice on tapering and support but can point people in some different…

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Housing forum and resource

Changing Minds facilitated forum to discuss how the Auckland Housing Crisis affects people using mental health and addiction services.

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