How to Survive the End of the World (When It’s in Your Own Head)by Aaron Gillies
Gillies is becoming the go-to for frank and honest discussions about mental health. His self-narrated audiobook highlights the realities of living with chronic anxiety with disarming charm and rapid-fire humour.
Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brainby Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
Late childhood and adolescence are periods when our mental health is particularly vulnerable. Professor Blakemore is a leading expert in adolescent brain development, and is the perfect guide for what’s going on in the teen mind.
Mussolini: His Part in My Downfallby Spike Milligan
A lot of stigma about mental health comes from people insisting there was ‘no such thing’ in the old days. This is completely wrong, and nowhere better proven than in Milligan’s war diaries. Detailing his time at the front, and subsequent mental collapse, it’s a must-listen.