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Mental health matters, so we’ve put together some recommendations to help you keep well. All the resources listed here are free to use.

Books to make you laugh

To start reading these titles all you need is your library card number and PIN. If you don’t have a library card you can join now online for free. 

Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan
Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Me, Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
Piglettes by Clémentine Beauvais

Free Apps for wellbeing

Headspace: A great app that provides tutorials on meditation, breathing exercises, strategies for anxiety and depression, and routines to sleep better.

MindDoc: With this app, you can record your daily moods to better understand your emotional patterns and learn strategies on how to reduce stress.

1 Second Everyday: Use this app to create stories of your daily life by recording 1 second per day.

When you need a hand...

If you need some support from someone who isn’t a friend or family member, these organisations have trained staff who can help:

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