#mental health

Nonfiction Books about the Therapy Experience

Therapy can be a daunting prospect, but these nonfiction books about therapy will show you what to expect before you ever step in the room, including Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb.

How Reading Changed for Me After My ADHD Diagnosis

Realizing my brain is atypical didn't make me feel other or disconnected, but rather seen and capable. It changed my relationship with reading.

How Comics Discuss Mental Health

Two interviews with the publishers of Oni Press and Iron Circus about the discussion of mental health in comic books

10 Adolescent Depression Books for Parents

While there isn’t one guidebook for parenting, these adolescent depression books for parents, including Adolescent Depression: A Guide for Parents by Francis Mark Mondimore and Patrick Kelly, can act as little lights and help.

How and What to Read During Mental Health Challenges

Here are some ideas about what kind of books to read during mental health challenges to help you keep reading through the darkness. 

10 Books To Read for Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Day. Recognize it by picking up some of these nonfiction and fiction titles about living with mental illness, including Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot.

Why Moon Knight and Mental Health Representation Matters to Me

It's powerful to see mental health issues depicted in different types of art, and Oscar Isaac in MOON KNIGHT has blown me away.

Where Are All The Agoraphobics?

If you’re looking to understand agoraphobia more for yourself or someone else, I hope something here helps you feel less alone, including books like Agorafabulous!: Dispatches from My Bedroom by Sara Benincasa.

8 Heartfelt and Powerful Children’s Books About Negative Emotions

Children deserve to see what it is to be angry, sad, and frustrated, too. Share these powerful children’s books about negative emotions, including The Day You Begin.

The Value of Mental Health Memoirs From the Sidelines

Why we need more mental health memoirs from the perspective of caregivers, parents, siblings, children, partners, and friends of those with severe mental illness.