To celebrate CMHA Canadian Mental Health Week, May 2 - 8, 2022, we speak with author, mental health advocate and peer support worker Darcy Patrick about his mental health story, his body of work, and his fifth and newest book, Managing Wellness: Creating and Maintaining a Mind, Body & Soul Connection. To learn more about Darcy or to purchase the book, visit darcypatrick.com. To borrow his books with your free Niagara Falls Public Library card, have a look at this list in our catalogue: nfpl.info/PodcastEp4ManagingWellness.
Also this episode, we talk about new books for spring, and we also announce the Niagara Falls Public Library's new Mental Health & Wellbeing resource page at my.nflibrary.ca/mentalhealth. The page links to lists on various mental health topics from Anxiety to Trauma, each featuring psychologist-recommended books and workbooks that cover evidence-based skills and techniques you can use to cope with and manage mental health challenges. Happy Mental Health Week!