Kane County North

NAMI-Kane County North- Lending Library

NAMI Kane County North maintains a library of books, DVDs, CDs, and periodicals for loan to NAMI members. 

We also have brochures, booklets, and pamphlets on various mental health topics that visitors may keep.  NAMI members have free access to the library and can borrow any item for up to thirty days. Members can browse our library below and stop by our office to check out a books.

To borrow from the library (members only), suggest authors or titles, or to donate books or media, please contact the NAMI Kane County North Office: (847) 410-9719; or send us an e-mail at 

The Bipolar Child
Darkness Visible
I Am Not Sick, I Don't Need Help: How To Help Someone With Mental Illness Accept Treatment
Conversations About Therapy: People tell Their Story
Change Your Brain, Change Your Life
No Where to Go
We Heard the Angels of Madness
Souls are made for Endurance: Surviving Mental Illness In the Family
Cutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self-Mutilation
Fight Autism and Win: Biomedical Therapies That Actually Work!                                
The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness
Suicide: Why?: 85 Questions and Answers About Suicide
Victory over ADHD
Treating Bipolar Disorder
Never Regret the Pain: Loving and Losing a Bipolar Spouse                                
A Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic Depressive Illness
Planning for the Future: Providing a Meaningful Life for a Child with a Disability After Your Death Copy 1
Planning for the Future: Providing a Meaningful Life for a Child with a Disability After Your Death Copy 2
Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss Copy 1
Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss Copy 2
The Awakening Review Copy 1
The Awakening Review Copy 2
Helping Someone with Mental Illness: A Compassionate Guide for Family, Friends, and Caregivers
Survival Strategies for Parenting Children With Bipolar Disorder: Innovative Parenting and Counseling Techniques for Helping Children with Bipolar Disorder and the Conditions that May Occur with It                                        
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery: 101 Inspirational and Comforting Stories about Surviving the Loss of a Loved One                                
Classroom Heroes
No More Secrets
Surviving Schizophrenia: A Family Manual
Promise You Won’t Freak Out: A Teenager Tells Her Mom the Truth About Boys, Booze, Body Piercing and Other Touchy Topics                                
Perfect Chaos: : A Daughter's Journey to Survive Bipolar, a Mother's Struggle to Save Her
Madness: A Bipolar Life
Manic: A Memoir

Integrating M.H. with Pediatric Care
Reinvesting in the Community
Hospital Guide (2 copies)
Choosing Treatment-Evidence Based
Juvenile Justice System- Illinois (2 copies)
Adolescent Depression (2 copies)
Making and Keeping Friends
Speaking Out For Yourself
Action Plan – Prevention and Recovery
Eating Disorders
Recovery and Wellness Lifestyle
After Sexual Assault
Consumer and Family Handbook
About Borderline Personality Disorder
Discretionary Trusts for Disabled Beneficiaries
A Real Illness: Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Epilepsy Treatment: Beyond Medications
A Real Illness: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
A Real Illness: Social Phobia
Schizophrenia: Questions and Answers
Mental Health in the Later Years
About Stress
Adult Guide to Guardianship in Illinois
VNS Therapy for Epilepsy
Parents and Teachers As Allies
A Child’s Guide to Seizure Disorders
Medications for Mental Illness
Understanding Children’s Sexual Behaviors