Bridgeross Books at NAMI Convention in Chicago

The two highly acclaimed books, After Her Bra\in Broke and My Schizophrenic Life, will be available at the convention bookstore. In addition, Susan Inman (After Her Brain Broke) will be autographing copies on July 9 at 11:45.
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July 4, 2011 - PRLog -- Susan Inman's memoir, After Her Brain Broke: Helping My Daughter Recover Her Sanity describes her family's nine year journey to help her younger daughter recover from a catastrophic schizoaffective disorder.  " of the best accounts I have read of serious mental illness as told by a mother." and "Highly  recommended" E. Fuller Torrey, MD author of Surviving Schizophrenia. The book is recommended by NAMI, EUFAMI in Europe and by the Mood Disorders Association of Canada.

"families facing severe mental illness are not the only ones who can benefit from reading After Her Brain Broke. For mental health professionals, the book offers needed, albeit humbling, lessons about what families need. Review in the Swarthmore College Bulletin

You can meet Susan and get her to autograph a copy at the NAMI Bookstore in front of the 8th Street registration Counter on the lobby level of the Chicago Hilton on Saturday July 9 from 11:45 to 12:45.

For more information on this book, visit

Sandra Yuen MacKay's memoir, My Schizophrenic Life: The Road to Recovery From Mental Illness has been described as a story of triumph with lessons
for all.

New York psychiatrist and author, Dr. Julie Holland said "There are precious few people who have experienced psychosis and can convey it accurately, clearly,and concisely. Sandra MacKay's story is an important one for all of us in the mental health field --doctors, patients, and their families. It is imperative that we take in the lessons she is imparting to us all, on how to manage, and in many ways, triumph, over chronic mental illness."

The current issue of the Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy stated: "I recommend this book to students, novice therapists, clients and care givers as it not only helps us understand.....but also because it is inspirational and fosters some hope for recovery", Paulette Guitard.

For more information about this book, visit

Both books are available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other booksellers. Distributed by Ingram.
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