by Tiffany Coulson, Mattawa Library
January is here to welcome a new year! While you might be thinking of heading to the gym to regain the strength and stamina that make you feel great, you should also devote some time to strengthening your mental health. Be kind to your mind! It’s one of your best assets for meeting life’s challenges and understanding others.
We’ve collected some awesome mental health titles just for teens! Grab one of these books for yourself or recommend one to a friend. For even more variety, visit your local library!
Your Brain Needs a Hug: Life, Love, Mental Health, and Sandwiches by Rae Earl; illustrations by Jo Harrison
Mind Your Head by Juno Dawson; illustrations by Gemma Correll
Are u ok? : A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health by Kati Morton LMFT
The Teenager’s Guide to Life, the Universe and Being Awesome by Andy Cope with Jason Todd, Andy Whittaker, and Darrell Woodman (contributors)
If you or a friend need someone to talk to, check out the Teenlink website or call 1.866.TEENLINK – 1.866.833.6546. No issue is too big or too small! Calls and chats are confidential. Talk it out!