Today is #BellLetsTalk Day! For those of you who don’t know what that is, it’s a day where Bell pledges to donate 5 cents to mental health initiatives for every tweet and retweet using #BellLetsTalk, among other things! So, in the spirit of talking and listening, here are some of the books we’ll be reading this year!
For reassurance (in a non-preachy, down-to-earth, and often funny way) when you need it the most: The Matt Haig Holy Trifecta
Matt Haig combines wit, wisdom, and heart to create a series of books – both fiction and non-fiction, and for all ages of readers – that gets at the core of understanding your own mental health and helping others who struggle with their mental health.
For anyone who turns to fiction for understanding
Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappta
The Rest of Us Just Live Here and Release by Patrick Ness
Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera
everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too by jomny sun
Sometimes fiction can be more relatable than the truth, and these books absolutely nail what it’s like to live with various types of mental illnesses.
For anyone looking to connect or understand the lives of other people
And sometimes it’s helpful to read about the lived experiences of others to know that you are not alone.
Remember: you are not alone.
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