Books in other languages

The following is a list of recommended books and resources on mental health and wellbeing in different langagues. The Location(s) available column shows where these books are available, eg, from your local Christchurch City Library (CCL) and/or from the Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC).

Books can be reserved online and checked out by visiting a CCL or MHERC. If a book is not available, a librarian may be able to suggest another book or place a hold on a book. To borrow or place a hold on a book, you must be a member of the library. MHERC can post books and other resources out to its users, including those living in rural areas, and will include a post-paid bag for returning books. Once read, books need to be returned to the library.

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CoverTitle & AuthorDescriptionYearLocation(s) available
Towards My Inner Han-gu-ghin: Mental health and Recovery

By S W Tor

Mental health and Recovery presents the concept of mental health and recovery in New Zealand context. It has been written by a team of dedicated Sae Woom Tor members with the hope of proving a potent tool for guiding Korean individuals and communities in addressing the mental health needs. Towards My Inner Han-gu-ghin (Korean/Korean-ness): Mental health and Recovery connects a link between experiences of Korean New Zealanders and their mental health needs, with a strong emphasis on Korean cultural themes and perspectives. The booklet includes a step-by-step guide on how to get help from a range of mental health organisations, a brief introduction to major mental illnesses, different types of treatments/ interventions available and useful contact details to get help.

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