Opportunty Live Here: Mainstay Housing

Head Office
550 Queen Street East
Suite 150
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5A 1V2

Tel: 416.703.9266
Fax: 416.703.9265
TTY: 416.703.9267

info@mainstayhousing.ca

Charity Number:
119258440 RR0001

Resources

Mainstay Housing offers this short list of resources as a starting point for those who want to further explore the issues around mental illness.

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Books

Church, Kathryn. “Business (Not Quite) As Usual: Psychiatric Survivors and Community Economic Development in Ontario.” In Community Economic Development: In Search of Empowerment (2nd edition). Ed. E. Schragge. Montreal: Black Rose Press, 1996.

Capponi, Pat. Upstairs in the Crazy House, Toronto, Viking Press, 1992.

Shimrat, Irit. Call Me Crazy. Vancouver: Press Gang Publishers, 1997.

Wahl, Otto F. Telling is Risky Business: Mental Health Consumers Confront Stigma, Rutgers University Press, 1999.

Nunes, Julia and Simmie, Scott. Beyond Crazy, McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 2002.

Courses

Beyond the Cuckoo's Nest and Face to Face with Mental Illness; These are educational programs designed to address the stigma and myths of mental illness. Developed by the Canadian Mental Health Association London and St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School;
CMHA London: 519-434-9191

Videos

Working Like Crazy. Canada: National Film Board of Canada, 2000.
To order NFB videos, call
1-800-267-7710 (Canada)
1-800-542-2164 (USA)