Book Recs: You’re Portraying It Right – Mental Illnesses in YA

CW from Read, Think, Ponder (great blog name, by the way!) shares this great list of fictional mental health book recommendations!

Read, Think, Ponder

recmentalillness bannerI am a big advocate for positive representation of mental health and mental illnesses. People who have mental illnesses, and the mental illnesses themselves, are often misunderstood and misportrayed in the media. One of my very wise Psychology lecturers, who was a very esteemed clinical psychology, said something that has stuck with me ever since: Sometimes the stigma of mental illnesses can be more debilitating than the mental illnesses themselves.

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