Riverside, CA Author Publishes Parent's Guide to Mental Disorder
September 27, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment NewsSeptember 27, 2016 - Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder, Mental Illness: A Parent's Handbook into the First-72 Hours of Treatment and Evaluation of the 51/50 Adult/Minor Child, a new book by Rebecca Ann Velasquez, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.
Based on the author's personal experiences caring for her own adult schizophrenic and bipolar son and navigating the maze of the mental health system, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder, Mental Illness: A Parent's Handbook into the First-72 Hours of Treatment and Evaluation of the 51/50 Adult/Minor Child is written as a guide and reference point for parents and caregivers of diagnosed children of any age. This book specifically tackles the involuntary/voluntary 51/50 process to help parents retain legal rights over their son or daughter's care.
Use Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder during the seventy-two-hour treatment and evaluation of your adult/minor child, as these are the most critical hours and the most dangerous for you and your family. Hopefully, this handbook will help you through the immense emotional and legal challenges of the 51/50, giving you back the power to care for your child.
About the Author:
Rebecca Ann Velasquez is a mother, grandmother, and medical assistant who, since her son Rebson's bipolar-schizophrenia diagnosis in 2009, has become his sole caregiver. She enjoys gardening and knitting, and has spent time learning how to build and remodel home interiors. Since Rebson's homecoming, she has used her building skills to construct safety measures "as safe as any medical facility" inside her home and has devoted her time to his wellbeing and safety, fighting to keep him out of the mental health system.
Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder, Mental Illness: A Parent's Handbook into the First-72 Hours of Treatment and Evaluation of the 51/50 Adult/Minor Child is a 416-page paperback with a retail price of $24.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-2491-8. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore at www.dorrancebookstore.com.