- Author: Louise Gornall, Lydia Ruffles, Meg Grehan, Krystal Sutherland, Gemma Cairney, Claire Hennessy, Sophie Kinsella, Juno Dawson, Laura Dockrill, Jennifer Niven
- Key Stage: 3, 4
- Year Group: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
- Format: Book Collection
- Type of Book: Fiction
Minding Your Mental Health
Mental wellbeing is at the forefront of everyone's minds with the latest published figures showing that one in seven 11–16 year olds are living with an invisible illness*. This brand-new selection of 2019 titles will raise awareness of various mental health topics such as anorexia, body dysmorphia and depression in its many forms. Each title is written in an empathetic format to books help teenagers realise they are not alone in their experience and guide them in how to ask for and access support.
*Mental Health Study of Children and Young People in England, NHS 2017
Free content guidance available.
Fifty percent of mental health problems are established by the age of 14, making it more important than ever to supply teens with relatable and realistic fiction to educate and guide them on all things relating to mental health.
This collection discusses a variety of issues such as anorexia, body dysmorphia, addiction, anxiety, depression, PTSD and suicide, all in a well-written, empathetic format. These books will help teenagers feel that they are not alone in their experience and guide them in how to ask for and access help as well as providing a better understanding of what living with an invisible illness is like.
Free Content Guidance Available
|Author||Louise Gornall, Lydia Ruffles, Meg Grehan, Krystal Sutherland, Gemma Cairney, Claire Hennessy, Sophie Kinsella, Juno Dawson, Laura Dockrill, Jennifer Niven|
|Key Stage||3, 4|
|Year Group||7, 8, 9, 10, 11|
|Type of Book||Fiction|