Reading Well for Mental Health

Reading Well for mental health provides helpful information and support for managing common mental health conditions, or dealing with difficult feelings and experiences. Some books also include personal stories from people who are living with or caring for someone with mental health needs.

The books are available to borrow from your local library. Selected titles are also available to borrow as e-books and audiobooks. Visit your local library website to find out how to join the library and access books electronically.

Booklist Categories

Browse the books on the list below or download a full overview of the titles here.

Therapies and approaches

Common feelings and experiences

Self-help books to support mental health

Break Free from OCD: Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder with CBT

Fiona Challacombe, Victoria Bream Oldfield, Paul M. Salkovskis

Other common conditions

Personal stories

The Boy with the Topknot: A Memoir of Love, Secrets and Lies in Wolverhampton

Sathnam Sanghera

Living with a Black Dog

Matthew Johnstone, Ainsley Johnstone

I Had a Black Dog

Matthew Johnstone

Therapïau a dulliau gweithredu

A line illustration of a book.

Rheoli Straen

Jim White

Goresgyn Diffyg Hunan-Werth

Melanie Fennell

Cyflwyniad i Ymdopi â Galar

Lee Brosan, Brenda Hogan

Llyfrau hunangymorth i gefnogi iechyd meddwl

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