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8 New Fiction Books Exploring Mental Health That Show You’re Not Alone

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so it's a good time to pick up these 8 new works of fiction exploring mental health!

Depression Poems To Get You Through Tough Times (& Understand Those Struggling!)

From slam poetry to short pieces, these depression poems powerfully capture what it feels like to live with the mental illness.

8 Books with Characters Who Have Considered Suicide But Find Their Rainbows

Struggling with suicidal ideation isn't easy, but these books can help readers feel less alone and offer a path towards hope.

10 Adolescent Depression Books for Parents

While there isn’t one guidebook for parenting, these adolescent depression books for parents 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!

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.