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50 Must-Read YA Books About Mental Illness (Plus a Few More)

"Find below a list of 50 (er, 55!) must-read YA books about mental health. These books traverse all aspects of mental health and mental illness, and they're both fiction and nonfiction. There are books about addiction, eating disorders, depression, schizophrenia, and more, as experienced by the teen main characters. Also included are books where the teen main character lives with or is close to someone who struggles with their mental health. This, too, is a reality of teen life today."
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All That I Can Fix (Crystal Chan)
All That I Can Fix (Crystal Chan)
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The Art of Starving (Sam J.Miller)
The Art of Starving (Sam J.Miller)
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The Astonishing Color of After (Emly X. R. Pan)
The Astonishing Color of After (Emly X. R. Pan)
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Bleeding Violet (Dia Reeves)
Bleeding Violet (Dia Reeves)
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5
Bruised (Sarah Skilton)
Bruised (Sarah Skilton)
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Challenger Deep (Neal Shusterman)
Challenger Deep (Neal Shusterman)
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Charm & Strange (Stephanie Kuehn)
Charm & Strange (Stephanie Kuehn)
8
Chasing Shadows (Swati Avasthi)
Chasing Shadows (Swati Avasthi)
9
Clean (Amy Reed)
Clean (Amy Reed)
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Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Adib Khorram)
Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Adib Khorram)
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The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary (Nonieqa Ramos)
The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary (Nonieqa Ramos)
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(Don't) Call Me Crazy (Edit.Kelly Jensen)
(Don't) Call Me Crazy (Edit.Kelly Jensen)
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13
Elena Vanishing: A Memoir (Clare B. Dunkle and Elena Dunkle)
Elena Vanishing: A Memoir (Clare B. Dunkle and Elena Dunkle)
14
Everything Everything (Nicola Yoon)
Everything Everything (Nicola Yoon)
15
The Fall of Butterflies (Andrea Portes)
The Fall of Butterflies (Andrea Portes)
16
Final Draft (Riley Redgate)
Final Draft (Riley Redgate)
17
Finding Audrey (Sophie  Kinsella)
Finding Audrey (Sophie Kinsella)
18
Girl Against the Universe (Paula Stokes)
Girl Against the Universe (Paula Stokes)
19
Girl in Pieces (Kathleen Glasgow)
Girl in Pieces (Kathleen Glasgow)
20
Highly Illogical Behavior (John Corey Whaley)
Highly Illogical Behavior (John Corey Whaley)
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21
History Is All You Left Me (Adam Silvera)
History Is All You Left Me (Adam Silvera)
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Hold Still (Nina Lacour)
Hold Still (Nina Lacour)
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Hush (Jacqueline Woodson)
Hush (Jacqueline Woodson)
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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter (Erika L. Sanchez)
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter (Erika L. Sanchez)
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Impulse
Impulse
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It's Kind of a Funny Story (Ned Vizzini)
It's Kind of a Funny Story (Ned Vizzini)
27
Just Listen (Sarah Dessen)
Just Listen (Sarah Dessen)
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Last Night I Sang to the Monster (Benjamin Alire Saenz)
Last Night I Sang to the Monster (Benjamin Alire Saenz)
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29
Life Inside My Mind (Edit. Jessica Burkhart)
Life Inside My Mind (Edit. Jessica Burkhart)
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Made You Up (Francesca Zappia)
Made You Up (Francesca Zappia)
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The Memory of Light (Francisco X. Stork)
The Memory of Light (Francisco X. Stork)
32
My Heart and Other Black Holes (Jasmine Warga)
My Heart and Other Black Holes (Jasmine Warga)
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OCD Love Story (Corey Ann Haydu)
OCD Love Story (Corey Ann Haydu)
34
The Place Between Breaths (An Na)
The Place Between Breaths (An Na)
35
Pointe (Brandy)
Pointe (Brandy)
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The Rest of Us Live Here (Patrick Ness)
The Rest of Us Live Here (Patrick Ness)
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Silhouetted by the Blue (Traci L.Jones)
Silhouetted by the Blue (Traci L.Jones)
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Six of Crows (Leigh Bardugo)
Six of Crows (Leigh Bardugo)
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Something Like Normal (Trish Doller)
Something Like Normal (Trish Doller)
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That's Not What Happened (Kody Keplinger)
That's Not What Happened (Kody Keplinger)
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