Paul Komarek is an author and consultant with a comeback story. After bipolar disorder wiped out his legal career, Paul rebuilt his life around his strengths as a writer, teacher and policy expert. He works on tough social issues, including criminal justice reform, education of children with disabilities, violence prevention, addiction treatment, and health care for the poor.
We have seen far too many heroin deaths. It is time to adapt. This book shows the path to safety. SHARP Stop Heroin and Rescue People is a consensus-based approach that makes a complex scary problem easy to understand. Written by a social service expert, this book delivers solutions. It's realistic, specific, hopeful, and positive.
Revised and updated for 2014. Defying Mental Illness is a plain-language guide to recovery from mental illness. Its strengths-based approach makes mental health disorders and treatment understandable. Covers schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, autism, suicide prevention, childhood mental illness and more.
"Provides what's needed most" --NAMI Advocate