Mainstay Housing offers this short list of resources as a starting point for those who want to further explore the issues around mental illness.
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.
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;
Working Like Crazy. Canada: National Film Board of Canada, 2000.