Child Mental Health Awareness Week: Books Available in our Library

07 February 2023

Our Librarian Janet has put together a list of the books about children’s mental health that are available to borrow from our Library.

Child Mental Health Awareness Week: Books Available in our Library

07 February 2023

Our Librarian Janet has put together a list of the books about children’s mental health that are available to borrow from our Library.

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Books in the library for children:

Age 5 and under
  • Its Raining and I’m Okay: a calming story to help children relax when they go out and about
  • What are you Feeling? Feelings book for children
  • When I Get Upset
Age 5 to 8
  • My Book of Feelings
  • When my Worries Get Too Big
  • The Huge Bag of Worries
  • The Red Beast: controlling anger in children with Asperger Syndrome
  • A Volcano in my Tummy
  • I Can Control my Anger
  • The Lonely Tree (a childrens book about bereavement)
  • A Sky of Diamonds: a story about loss, grief and hope
Age 8 to 12
  • The Disappointment Dragon: learning to cope with disappointment for all children including those with Aspergers Syndrome
  • The Panicosaurus: managing anxiety for all children including those with Asperger Syndrome
  • Don’t Worry be Happy: a guide to overcoming anxiety
  • No Worries! An activity book for young people who sometimes feel anxious or stressed
  • CBT Workbook for Kids: 40 plus fun activities to help children overcome anxiety and face their fears at home, at school and out in the world
  • The Amazing A-Z of Resilience: 26 curious stories and activities to lift yourself up
  • The Monster Book of Feelings: creative activities and stories to explore emotions and mental health
Age 12 upwards
  • The Anxiety Workbook: for supporting teens who learn differently, a framework and activities to build structural sensory and social certainty
  • The Anxiety, Depression and Anger Toolbox for Kids: 150 powerful mindfulness CBT positive psychology activities to manage emotions
  • Touch and Go Joe: a teen’s experience of OCD
Children’s mental health books for parent/carers:
  • From Hurt to Hope: stories of mental health mental illness and being autistic by Mair Elliott
  • A Practical Guide to Mental Health Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: its not just their autism! by Khalid Karim
  • A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum: diagnosis intervention and family support by Judy Eaton
  • OCD and Autism: a clinician’s guide to adapting CBT by Ailsa Russell
  • CBT Workbook for Children and Adolescents by Lisa Weed Phifer
  • Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities by G Holt
  • The Young Mind: an essential guide to mental health for young adults, parents and teachers by Sue Bailey
  • The Mental Health Handbook by Trevor Powell
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals by Nisha Dogra
  • The End of Mental Illness: how neuroscience is transforming psychiatry and helping prevent or reverse mood and anxiety disorders by Daniel Amen
  • Children’s Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing in Primary Schools by Colin Howard
E-books available on BorrowBox

 

For teens:
  • The Mental Health and Wellbeing Workout for Teens by Paula Nagel (e-book)
  • My Intense Emotions Handbook: manage your emotions and connect better with others by Sue Knowles (e-book)
  • Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety by Christopher Willard (e-book)
  • My Anxiety Handbook: getting back on track by Sue Knowles (e-book)
  • Appearance Anxiety: a guide to understanding body dysmorphia disorder (e-book)
  • You Will Be OK: find strength, stay hopeful and get to grips with grief by Julie Stokes (e-book)
  • Anxiety is Really Strange by Steve Haines (e-book)
  • Social Media and Mental Health by Claire Edwards (e-book)
For parent/carers
  • Anxiety Relief for Kids: on the spot strategies to help your child overcome worry, panic and avoidance by Bridget Flynn Walker (e-book)
  • Anxiety Management for Kids on the Spectrum by Christopher Lynch (e-book)
  • Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges by Deborah Vlock (e-book)
  • Mental Health in Children and Young People by Sarah Vohra (e-book)

You can find out more about our postal and BorrowBox libraries here.

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