Books on Mental Health

General Mental Health

Talking about our feelings can be difficult. Talking about our emotional health can be even harder. Finding the words to start the conversation about mental health can start with connecting the right person with the right book at the right time.


Anxiety & Depression

Millions of people are grappling with the effects of depression and anxiety. Many more are caring for loved ones through this experience. No two experiences are the same, and no two solutions will be either. Explore these titles to find the right approach for you.


Addiction & Recovery

Whether it is you or a loved one who is dealing with addiction, becoming more informed can help. Understanding the science behind addiction, or learning to better communicate about addiction can make the difference in the recovery process.


Kids' Mental Health & Parenting Resources

Mental Health affects us all. Talk with your children about feelings and emotions, mental health issues and mindfulness techniques, using age appropriate language, stories and picture books. Explore some helpful resources to get the conversation started.


Workbooks

Workbooks help you build knowledge and develop tools to manage mental health challenges or to support a loved one. The exercises can give you the language and skills you need to make meaningful change.


Biography, Memoir & Poetry

Get inspired by real-life tales of resilience, family, friendship, and love in the face of mental health issues.


Mindfulness

Learning about mindfulness can help us understand and cope with our emotions in healthy ways. Take pause and replace your automatic emotional responses with clearer intential habits of response.


Journaling

Making time to capture your thoughts, fears, and accomplishments can be beneficial to your mental health. From improving your memory to easing depressive symptoms, there are many ways journaling can have a positive impact on your mental health.


Unplug

Research agrees that unplugging from the constant stream of information around us, putting down our phones, and reconnecting with a slower pace can do wonders for our emotional state. These titles will inspire you to find a way to back to a slower lifestyle.


Sleep

Sleep is essential for a person’s health according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), yet millions of people do not get enough sleep. When you sleep, important physical and mental processes are carried out. Regular, good quality sleep is important for brain functioning, emotional wellbeing, physical health, daytime performance and personal safety.


Real Talk

Change is hard. Sometimes the right book can help you navigate a shift in your career, relationships, health or well-being.


Eating Disorders

De-mystify issues related to dieting, food, weight concerns, shape concerns, self-esteem and body image. Find out what influences how we feel about our selves and our bodies, and get the help to make healthier choices for more enjoyable lives.


Teen & Adult Fiction

Dealing with daily pressures while grappling with overflowing emotions, anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges can be utterly overwhelming. Follow fictional characters on their journeys as they learn to deal with their own overwhelming circumstances and safely explore what the world looks like from a point of view that may be much closer than you think.