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You need help! : a step-by-step plan to convince a loved one to get counseling / Mark S. Komrad ; [foreword by Rosalynn Carter].

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at SC LENDS.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Beaufort County Library System. (Show)

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 158.3 KOM (Text) 0530009813862 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Fairfield - Main Library 616.89 Kom (Text) 33116002337637 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library 616.89 Komrad (Text) 33172005254311 Adult Non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616491482
  • Physical Description: xiii, 265 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Center City, Minn. : Hazelden, 2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and filmography (p. 253-256).
Formatted Contents Note:
Should you get involved? -- A closer look at mental health problems -- Why mental illness goes untreated -- The goal of helping : getting an evaluation -- How to choose the right time and place -- How to make your approach -- How to gather your allies -- How to move from persuasion to coercion -- How to play hardball -- How to continue your support.
Summary, etc.:
A step-by-step guide for people whose loved one is showing signs of emotional or behavioral turmoil, discussing how to determine when professional help is needed, how to make the first approach, gathering allies, selecting the correct professional, and supporting their loved ones.
Subject: Counseling.
Mental health counseling.
Persuasion (Psychology)
Mental illness > Diagnosis.
Mental illness > Treatment.
Mentally ill > Family relationships.
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Mark S. Komrad, MD, is an award-winning (Mental Health Professional of the Year Award from NAMI Baltimore) psychiatrist on the teaching staff of Johns Hopkins, as well as the director of clinical ethics at the prestigious Baltimore-based Sheppard Pratt hospital, where he teaches psychiatric residents. Dr. Komrad has over 25 years of experience providing treatment as well as consulting those struggling to convince a reluctant loved one to get professional help. He appears regularly on public radio, television and has had numerous articles and columns published in professional journals, newspapers, and on mental health websites. Dr. Komrad lives in Towson, Maryland.


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