You Are Not Alone: The NAMI Guide to Navigating Mental Health with Advice from Experts and Wisdom from Real People and Families

by Ken Duckworth M.D. . Zando, September 2022.

This book is a resource for individuals and families seeking evidence based support regarding many different topics associated with mental illness: diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, featuring true stories from those who have navigated the challenge of mental illness with resilience.


mental illness information; mental health realities; how to access support

Suggested Uses

  • A guide for pastors seeking to increase their mental health and mental illness knowledge.
  • A guide for a pastoral care team seeking to increase their mental health literacy.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim Shapiro is the Indianapolis Center’s president. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. For 14 years, Tim served Westminster Presbyterian Church in Xenia, Ohio. Prior to his pastorate at Westminster, he was pastor of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Logansport, Indiana. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation LearnsAfter his extensive work on the Center’s Sacred Space initiative, Tim co-authored the book Holy Places: Matching Sacred Space with Mission and MessageHe has also authored several articles, including Applying Positive Deviance and The Congregation of Theological Coherence.

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