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2. Read to improve wellbeing

Read to improve wellbeing

We have a range of Reading Well books selected by professionals and our Librarians to support physical and mental wellbeing. There is also a range of Mood Boosting books, recommended by readers, offering a range of uplifting titles including novels, poetry and non-fiction.

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What is Reading Well for Mental Health?

Reading Well for Mental Health, delivered by the Reading Agency, is a guide of accredited and helpful reading material to support people to understand and manage their own wellbeing. The books have been recommended and approved by health professionals and cover a wide range of topics including depression, anxiety and OCD.

What’s for young people?

For young people we have a collection of Shelf Help titles aimed at 13–18 year olds which includes 35 titles over 12 topics including anxiety, depression and life experiences such as bullying.

Are there any eBooks?

There are two eBook wellbeing collections, all of which are free to download.

Teen eBook wellbeing collection

Adult eBook wellbeing collection

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