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Rosalynn Carter, a driving force in the field of mental health throughout her public service career, is the best-selling author of First Lady from Plains. She lives in Plains, Georgia.
Susan K. Golant has written more than 30 books and is coauthor of the award-winning Helping Someone with Mental Illness (with Rosalynn Carter). She lives in Los Angeles.
Kathryn E. Cade serves as chair of the board of trustees of the Judge Baker Children's Center in Boston. She lives in Massachusetts.
I recommend this book for everyone who suffers from mental illness. I always believed there was hope for recovery regardless of what the doctors told me. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Debra
Not so long ago, in 1947, psychiatric patients at Philadelphia State Hospital (and elsewhere) straggled, squatted, and sat like wretched zombies, naked in cold and empty wards,... Read morePublished on June 14, 2013 by Thomas H. Pyle
Product condition and shipping time exceeded my expectations. It was exactly what I thought I was ordering, and the price was right. Also no charge for shipping! JeanPublished on May 23, 2013 by Jean McPhaden
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, who founded and directs the Carter Center Mental Health Program, has an encyclopedic knowledge of the mental health field, yet she's created a... Read morePublished on July 24, 2011 by elf
Carter first took up the challenge of fighting for the rights of the mentally ill while campaigning for her husband during his Presidential run and still is a strong advocate for... Read morePublished on November 21, 2010 by Countess Chocula
This is not at all an in depth book about mental illness and all the issues and controversies surrounding it in the United States today. Read morePublished on August 24, 2010 by H. Lindner
Rosalyn Carter's new book was a quick read, in which she emphasized our continued problem in this country of the stigma associated with mental illness. Read morePublished on August 16, 2010 by M. Ferrara
I have not yet had time to complete the book, but have only perused its content. On this basis I am unready to give a review.Published on July 26, 2010 by C. J. Griesemer
This is a FIVE STAR book. The mental health care attitudes and stigma in our culture need BOLD ADVOCATES for change. Former First Lady Rosalyn Carter is just such an advocate. Read morePublished on May 27, 2010 by Daniel B. Slocum