By now, the message has rung loudly across social media and newspapers, throughout HR departments and government campaigns: our mental health is important. Just as we take care of our bodies with physical exercise and nutrition, our mental well-being must be looked after, too.
For many, though, knowing where to start can be a challenge. Even defining the term ‘mental health’ can be difficult, as today it applies to a broad range of conditions, disorders, and issues, from stress, anxiety and depression to obsessive-compulsive disorder and beyond. With that in mind, we’ve assembled a list of books that provide the language and clarity necessary to cope, as well as some methods to provide solace in moments of strife.