Mental Health Awareness & Resources

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. It affects how you feel, think, and act. Check out these resources and tools to help you learn about or manage your mental health, and use our reading checklist to write down the items you'd like to read, listen to, or watch. 

Children’s Recommendations

Mental Health Literature for Parents – These books feature advice, information, and more for parents on the topic of mental health.  

Mental Health Resources for Children – Teach your little ones about mental health and self-care with these appropriate selections.   

Mental Health Resources for Families – Our librarians have curated some resources to help your family connect with professionals and seek more information on certain topics.

Middle Grade Mental Health Fiction – These books have themes and characters that are either centered on or portray an aspect of mental health.        

Teen Recommendations

Be Well with Books – Get started with one of these nonfiction titles to learn more about mental health. These books can help you get into fighting form.

Books for Teens About All Kinds of Mental Health – These books for teens include topics such as OCD, living with a parent with a hoarding disorder or alcoholism, PTSD, eating disorders, and more.

Manage Your Stress – Dealing with stress at school or home? Try these tips to improve your mental wellbeing.

Mental Health Resources for Teens – We've compiled tools to help you manage your mental health along with resources to get help.

Radical Self-Care – Stressed out? Overwhelmed? It's time to get to the bottom of those feelings and practice radical self-care.            

Teen Fiction Featuring Mental Illness – Check out these fiction books to help break the stigma around mental health and mental illness. Find a character you relate to or learn more about what a loved one may be dealing with in these stories.

Adult Recommendations

Best E-audiobooks for Beating Stress – Take a look at these e-audiobooks to help keep you calm and manage stress.               

Books That Saved Our Lives – Mental health is health. These titles were there for us during hard times.

Listen Here: Mental Health Matters – You are never alone in your goal to be well. These audiobooks share the stories and experiences of people who made mental health a priority.   

M is for Mental Health – These local and national mental health resources are available to anyone, either for yourself or someone you know is struggling.

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