May is Mental Health Month, an annual observance designed to raise awareness about mental illnesses and to help promote the importance of mental wellness for all. The following official Government publications dealing with mental health are available for sale through the U.S. Government Printing Office.
Publisher: Health and Human Services Dept., National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging
Description: Explains what Alzheimer's disease is. Describes what has been learned to date about the disease. Provides a glimpse into future directions for research. CD-ROM in pocket.
Year/Pages: 2002: 60 p.; ill. and CD-ROM in pocket.
Publisher: Veterans Affairs Dept., National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Description: Contains review articles on specific topics related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ( PTSD), written by guest experts. Each article contains a selective bibliography with abstracts and a supplementary list of annotated citations.
Publisher: Defense Dept., Army, Office of the Surgeon General, Borden Institute
Description: Addresses the multiple mental health services provided by the military during peacetime. Cloth.
Year/Pages: 1994: 331 p.; ill.
Publisher: Health and Human Services Dept., Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services
Description: Provides information and guidance to individuals concerned with the mental health needs of children who experience major disasters. Paperback.
Year/Pages: 2005: 60 p. revised ed.
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