BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

Brandon & the Bipolar Bear –T. Anglada
My Bipolar, Roller Coaster, Feelings Book & Workbook-B. Hebert
The Storm in My Brain — Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF):
1-847-256-8525, www.thebalancedmind.org
Kid Power Tactics for Dealing with Depression — N. & S. Dubuque
Matt, The Moody Hermit Crab — C. McGee
Anger Mountain-B. Hebert

BOOKS FOR ADOLESCENTS

When Nothing Matters Anymore: A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens — B. Cobain
Recovering from Depression: A Workbook for Teens — M. E. Copeland & S. Copans
Conquering the Beast Within: How I Fought Depression & Won.& How You Can,
Too — C. Irwin
Everything You Need to Know about Bipolar Disorder & Manic Depressive
Illness — M. A. Summers

BOOKS FOR PARENTS

Raising a Moody Child: How to Cope with Depression and Bipolar Disorder —
Fristad & Goldberg-Arnold
New Hope for Children & Teens with Bipolar Disorder-Birmaher
The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child — Lederman & Fink
If Your Child is Bipolar – The Parent-to-Parent Guide to Living with and
Loving a Bipolar Child — Singer & Gurrentz
A Parent’s Survival Guide to Childhood Depression — Dubuque
The Bipolar Child -Papalos & Papalos
Intense Minds – Anglada

ADDITIONAL PARENTING TOPICS

General Parenting
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk — Faber & Mazlish
The Explosive Child — Greene
The Optimistic Child –Seligman
Sibling Issues
Siblings Without Rivalry — Faber & Mazlish
Turbo Max: A Story For Siblings of Bipolar Children — Anglada
Understanding Psychiatric Disorders
It’s Nobody’s Fault –Koplewicz
Understanding Psychiatric Medications
Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids — Wilens
Miscellaneous
I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need a Help!–Amador & Johanson
The Thyroid Sourcebook –Rosenthal

BOOKS FOR ADULTS

Out of the Darkened Room: Protecting the Children and Strengthening the
Family When a Parent is Depressed –Beardslee
Living Without Depression & Manic Depression –Copeland
An Unquiet Mind — Jamison
Thoughts & Feelings: Taking Control of Your Moods & Your Life –McKay,
Davis & Fannin
The Bipolar Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know — Miklowitz
Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder- What it is and How to Overcome it –Rosenthal

EDUCATIONAL WEBSITES

Information re: BPD for Parents, Children and Educators
BPChildren
School Behavior
The Balanced Mind Foundation
The Josselyn Center

Special Education Advocacy

National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs

Internet Special Education Resources (ISER)

HELPFUL WEBSITES

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) – 1-800-950-6264
National Mental Health Association (NMHA) – 1-703-684-7722
Depressive & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) – 1-800-826-3632
Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF)
Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation (JBRF)
BP Children
Parenting Bipolars: A Survival Guide for Parents

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Light Therapy:
Circadian Solutions – 1-800-545-9667
Nutritional Intervention:
EMpower Plus
1-888-878-3467 True Hope
Eat Wild – Provides nutritional information about food sources
Omega-Brite – 1-800 383 2030

Acknowledgement: These resources were compiled by

Mary A. Fristad, PhD, ABPP
Professor, Psychiatry & Psychology
Director, Research & Psychological Services
Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
The Ohio State University
1670 Upham Drive Suite 460G
Columbus, OH 43210-1250
614-293-4572 (office)
614-293-4949 (fax)
614-293-4306 (clinic secretary)
fristad.1@osu.edu