10 Books To Read During Mental Health Awareness Month

May is mental Health Awareness month since it was established by Mental Health America (MHA) in 1949. This month’s theme is Tools 2 Thrive which helps you understand mental health better.

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May is mental Health Awareness month since it was established by Mental Health America (MHA) in 1949. The aim of this month is to reach people through social media, and events to draw attention to the importance of Mental Health. According to National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 people adults experience Mental illness in the U.S each year. Since Covid-19 Pandemic has a great effect on the mental health of the whole world so, this year can be accepted as more important than the previous years. This month’s theme is Tools 2 Thrive which helps you understand mental health better. Here, there are some tips for success. Don’t ignore your feelings, observe your feelings and allow yourself to feel, talk to someone you trust, write a journal about your feelings and pick up a book about mental illness from below or about someone who deals with a mental illness to improve your knowledge.

 

 

 

1.Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

 

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2.Mental: Lithium, Love, and Losing My Mind by Jaime Lowe

 

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3.On Being a Therapist by Jeffrey A. Kottler

 

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4.An Angel at My Table: The Complete Autobiography by Janet Frame

 

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5.Defying the Verdict: My Bipolar Life by Charita Cole Brown

 

 

 

 

 

6.On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety by Andrea Petersen

 

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7.Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour

 

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8.Everything Here Is Beautiful: A Novel by Mira T. Lee

 

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9.Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley

 

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10.Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s by John Elder Robison

 

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