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

Impulse by Ellen Hopkins

Brave Face: a Memoir by Shaun David Hutchinson

Smashed by Koren Zailckas

The Upside of Being Down by Jen Gotch

Dry: a Memoir by Augusten Burroughs

Victoria Vogel

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