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5 Books to Raise Mental Health Awareness

May 13th, 2024

Mental health is just as crucial as our physical health, so it’s important to prioritize our well-being in every aspect of our lives. We’ve put together a list of reads in honor of Mental Health Awareness month this May. We hope this list is a jumping off point to help you navigate your own mental health or begin conversations around the subject from a point of compassion.


No Time to Panic by Matt Gutman

By ABC News’s chief national correspondent, an unflinching look at panic attacks by a reporter whose career was nearly derailed by them, offering readers a guide to making a truce with their warring minds.

“Brave, reassuring, and practical…A balm for anyone who has ever suffered panic attacks and who longs to be released from their grip.” —Dr. Nicole LePera, #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Do the Work

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9781101971888The Fifth Trimester by Lauren Smith Brody

Packed with honest, funny, and comforting advice—“a book you MUST read if you are returning to work after the birth of a child…. I loved it and you will too.” —New York Times bestselling author Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D.

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9780804172912Find a Way by Diana Nyad

When Diana Nyad arrived on the shore of Key West after fifty-three hours of grueling swimming across an epic ocean, she not only set a world record—becoming the first person to swim the shark-infested waters between Cuba and Florida with no cage for protection—she also succeeded in fulfilling a dream she first chased at age twenty-eight and at long last achieved when she was sixty-four.


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9780525434320The Edge of Every Day by Marin Sardy

Against the starkly beautiful backdrop of Anchorage, Alaska, where she grew up, Marin Sardy weaves an extraordinarily affecting, fiercely intelligent account of the shapeless thief—the schizophrenia—that kept her mother immersed in a world of private delusion and later also manifested in her brother, ultimately claiming his life.

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9780525521242The Art of Noticing by Rob Walker

A thought-provoking, gorgeously illustrated gift book that will spark your creativity and help you rediscover your passion with “simple, low-stakes activities [that] can open up the world.”—The New York Times

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