#mental illness

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.

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.

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.

How Graphic Narratives Make My Illness Feel Seen

Being seen is powerful, and being seen when you have a mental illness in graphic narratives can change your entire world.

Pairing Books With Bo Burnham’s INSIDE

If you’ve been listening to the soundtrack from Bo Burnham’s INSIDE on repeat, try these books paired with your favorite songs! If you like “Welcome to the Internet,” for example, try Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch.

Middle Grade Books About Mental Health

These powerful and essential middle grade books about mental health show young readers they're not alone in their struggles.

6 More of the Best Audiobooks for Mental Health Awareness Month

Including both vivid, first-person memoirs and beautifully written novels, here are some favorite audiobooks about mental health.

Books Anchor Me in an Increasingly Chaotic World

One reader shares how books provide them comfort in the chaos, and offer a form of escapism that reenergizes them.

9 Emotionally Devastating Mental Illness Graphic Memoirs

Here are the best mental illness graphic memoirs, covering depression, anxiety, and borderline personality disorder, among others.

Living With Bipolar Disorder: 4 YA Books That Got Me Through My Mania

These books about characters facing a host of challenges and coming through helped this reader with bipolar disorder get through manic times.