Reading Well: Books on Prescription is an initiative from The Reading Agency which is designed to help readers understand their mental health and well being.

They have recently released a list of books specifically for young people. Books on the list include:

  • Stuff That Sucks: Accepting what you can't change and committing to what you can by Ben Sedley.
  • House of Windows by Alexia Casale
  • Mind Your Head by Juno Dawson, Dr Olivia Hewitt and Gemma Correll
  • Every Day by David Levithan
  • The Self Esteem Team's Guide to Sex, Drugs and WTFs by The Self Esteem Team
  • Kite Spirit by Sita Brahmachari
  • Quiet the Mind by Matthew Johnstone
  • Blame my Brain: The Amazing Teenage Brain Revealed by Nicola Morgan
  • I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

There are also lists to help with a range of mental health and well being topics.