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Books with thoughtful portrayals of characters who encounter mental health issues can offer middle grade readers comfort, connection, and inspiration. During Mental Health Month, try one of these kid-recommended books that tackle mental health in a way that is relatable to young people. Twenty-five years later he continues to work at the intersection of Catholicism and mental health by serving on boards, doing workshops for deacons and parishes, advocating for mental health resources within religious communities, and organizing an annual Mass in Chicago celebrating people with mental illness and their families. When writing or speaking about people with disabilities it is important to put the person first. Catch-all phrases such as 'the blind', 'the deaf' or 'the disabled, do not reflect the individuality, equality or dignity of people with disabilities. Disabled protagonists are few and far between. In my latest book, Mouse and the Cossacks, Mouse is a young girl who hasn't spoken for four years. She is an elective mute.
The individuals they support with their new-found skills and knowledge are people with various physical, mental health and developmental disabilities living in communities. "The people taking these courses are helping others live more independent lives," said Dan Raudenbush, Director of Content and Strategy for the DirectCourse Series at Elsevier. People with severe mental handicaps who exhibit severe problem behaviours are one such group (DHSS, ; King's Fund, ). This paper introduces a series of articles to be published in Mental Handicap that will explore the provision of community based services for this client group. The series will focus on issues arising from the work of. The mental handicap leads, as compensation, a " help to the decision " or " helps to choose " or " help to the behaviour of its life " which brings an accompanying or an adapted human support. New York. Counseling Space – A social work practice that aims to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities who struggle with mental health conditions. Founded by Leslie M.