Mental health awareness and wellness reading list

These books include both fiction and nonfiction, and can be used as a starting point to learn and talk about mental health. They offer an empathetic look at the challenges of living with mental illness.

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Sample of books available from the UMN Libraries (non-fiction)

Below are a selection of online books and readings on the broad topics. We have more online books, journal articles, and sources in our Libraries Search and article databases.  

Sample of ebooks available from the UMN Libraries (fiction)

Overdrive and Libby app

Libby logoOverdrive and the Libby app are new ways to read ebooks, listen to audiobooks, read magazines and more. These tools are common in public libraries but they are new to the UMN Libraries. We have a growing collection with an early focus with titles from our Libraries Racial Equity Fund. 

*new* Magazines in Overdrive and Libby app

We have over 5000 magazines you can read use Overdrive or the Libby app. Read magazines on news, politics, cooking, crafts, fitness and more including titles like The New Yorker, Harpers, Vanity Fair, etc.

New Yorker in Overdrive.

Sample of memoirs available from the UMN Libraries

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2024 12:29 PM