#mental illness

12 YA Books About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Looking for a YA book about OCD? Read on to discover these 12 YA books featuring characters with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

8 Memoirs About Mental Illness Written by People of Color

People of color are grossly underrepresented in discussions around mental illness but these memoirs about mental illness are contributing to the dialogue.

50 Must-Read Memoirs of Mental Illness

These memoirs about mental illness encompass a wide scope of diagnoses, functionality, and experiences as diverse as the spectrum of mental illness.

3 Comics To Mark Mental Health Awareness Month

As we move forward in our discussions of mental health, fictional portrayals are finally giving us an honest look at living with mental illness.

An Emetophobe’s Love Letter To Books

One emetophobe writes a love letter to books that have carried her through a lifetime of suffering from a little-talked-about mental illness.

Powerful and Authentic Teen Books About Depression to Better Understand the Illness

As mental health books continue to appear on YA book shelves and more young people are talking about it, here are some of the best teen books about depression.

Not Voiceless: 6 Books by “Gravely” Disabled People

There's no need to be a voice for the voiceless; here's a starter kit of books by disabled people writing about disability in their own voices.

3 On A YA Theme: Bipolar Disorder

YA books that get it right when it comes to experiencing bipolar disorder.

Riot Recommendation: Best Books About Mental Illness

Come tell us your picks for the best books about mental illness!

MARBLES and My Own Mental Illness

Megan discusses what MARBLES, a graphic memoir on bipolar disorder, means to her.