YA Books about Mental Health

Depression/Bipolar Disorder

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
100 Days of Cake by Shari Goldhagen
The Museum of Intangible Things by Wendy Wunder
The Memory of Light by Francisco X. Stork

Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
Underwater by Marisa Reichart
Stronger than You Know by Jolene Perry
Ruby Oliver series by E. Lockhart
I Don’t Want to Be Crazy by Samantha Schutz
The Best Possible Answer by E. Katherine Kottaras
Waiting for You by Susane Colasanti
Under Rose Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall
How it Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes
The Nature of Jade by Deb Caletti

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCD, the Dude, and Me by Lauren Roedy Vaughn
Total Constant Order by Crissa-Jean Chappell
Perfect Escape by Jennifer Brown
Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone
OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu

Eating Disorders

There You’ll Find Me by Jenny B. Jones
Believarexic by J.J. Johnson
Looks by Madeline George
Reasons to be Happy by Katrina Kittle
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Love Story That Shouldn’t Have Been by Melissa Grijalva
Diary of an Anorexic Girl by Morgan Menzie
Never Enough by Denise Jaden
Skinny by Ibi Kaslik
Faded Denim: Color Me Trapped by Melody Carlson

Self Harm

Cut by Patricia McCormick
Kiss of Broken Glass by Madeline Kuderick
Willow by Julia Hoban
Blade Silver: Color Me Scarred by Melody Carlson
Cutters Don’t Cry by Christine Dzidrums

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