The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Whether you are suffering, or you know someone who is suffering from mental illness or an addiction disorder, please know you are not alone. The following is a list of titles that are memoirs and novels of mental illness and addiction.
It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist and Our Thoughts Revealed by Lori Gottlieb
Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness by William Styron
Tweak: Growing up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff
Brave Face: a Memoir by Shaun David Hutchinson
The Upside of Being Down by Jen Gotch