SOURCE: California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

October 08, 2007 15:26 ET

Therapists Give the Download to Healthy Living

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - October 8, 2007) - To encourage Californians to care for their mental health, the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) has developed healthy living brochures for those seeking advice about how to deal with life's daily challenges. The downloadable brochures are available in the resource section of CAMFT's online mental health resource,

Learn simple steps to improve your lifestyle, including tips to enhance family and personal relationships, signs and symptoms of a mental health condition, and coping strategies during a difficult situation. The issue-focused brochures will also assist individuals with managing their mental and emotional well-being by exploring alternative ways to live a balanced, healthy lifestyle.

Popular Brochures:

1.   Living Well: Creating Health by Reducing Stress
2.   Is Your Child Okay? Evaluating Mental Health Disorders in
3.   Yours, Mine and Ours: Creating Successful Stepfamilies
4.   Keeping Love Alive: How to Save Your Relationship
5.   Living Without Violence: How to End Physical, Sexual and
     Psychological Abuse
6.   Grief is Normal: How to Ease the Healing Process
7.   When Bad Memories Won't Go Away: Help for Post-Traumatic Stress
     Disorder (PTSD)
8.   When is Eating Disordered? Recovery from Eating Disorders
9.   When the Golden Years Aren't So Golden: Caring for the Elderly
10.  Self Injury: Helping Those Who Hurt Themselves

The most common barriers to seeking treatment are a person's inability to find key information about mental illness signs and symptoms, the benefits of therapy and how to select a therapist. provides valuable advice about mental health challenges, tips on selecting a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) and information about how therapy can ensure a positive and successful recovery in a variety of situations.


The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT), with 27 chapters throughout the state, is an independent professional organization, representing the interests of licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. CAMFT provides as a resource to prospective patients looking for marriage and family therapists located in California. For more information about CAMFT, please call (858) 292-2638 or visit

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