ADVISING READING – Mental health booklets

From Canada- The Plainer Language series on mental health. These booklets are written in plain, clear language to help anyone learn more about mental health and mental illness. Each booklet is accompanied by an online sound recording and is on a fourth grade reading level. . The books in the series are:

·         Tips for good mental health

·         What is anger?

·         What is anxiety?

·         What is mental illness?

·         What is depression?

·         What is suicide?

http://decoda.ca/read-all-about-lit/clear-language-and-health-literacy/

Here to Help is a website of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information. They are working together to help people better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems and live a healthier life.

http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/

Many thanks to Sandra Darling, Librarian at SABES Boston, for this information.

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