Every year on September 10, organisations and communities around the world come together to raise awareness of how we can create a world where fewer people die by suicide. Suicide is preventable, despite not being okay being stigmatised. Hence, let’s find a way to break the cycle of shame by educating ourselves through people’s experiences.
📚 It’s Not OK to Feel Blue and Other Lies by Scarlett Curtis
📚 Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig
📚 How Not to be Good, the A to Z of Anxiety by Elli Johnson
📚 Mind Your Head by Juno Dawson
📚 So Much I Want to Tell You: Letters to My Little Sister by Anna Akana
📚 If You Feel Too Much: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For by Jamie Tworkowski
📚 Boy Meets Depression: Or Life Sucks and Then You Live by Kevin Breel
📚 Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness by William Styron
Please contact Samaritans (116 123) if you are based in the UK and you need assistance, or 999 if you require immediate help.
If you’re around the world, please find some relevant resources near you here.
Check out more mental health books on this website.