Reading Level: Gr. 5-6 Interest Level: Gr. 5-8+
Mental health is an important and often misunderstood concept. This insightful series takes a sincere and authentic approach in discussing different mental health issues and disorders. Concise, easy-to-follow text explains the importance of social and emotional health and the symptoms and possible treatments of different mental illnesses. First-hand accounts from people with mental illnesses as well as from family and friends help make this difficult topic relatable and provides an opportunity for open and honest discussion about stigma, what is “normal”, and how to help a friend or family member (including a sibling or parent) with a mental health issue.