According to the World Health Organization, one in four people will be affected by mental illness at some point in their life. So if you’re dealing with mental illness—or you know someone who is—you’re certainly not alone. But sometimes it helps to read stories we can relate to, find characters we recognize, people who’ve struggled, or who’ve helped someone through their struggles. Part of dealing with mental illness, normalizing it, involves talking about it, learning about it, and embracing it. These are eight books that can help us do that.
This post was originally published on GetLiterary.com.