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List of 100 books about mental illness

Open Old BookHello everyone welcome to another one of my new blog posts. As a reminder, this website is there to help raise mental health awareness and also raise awareness of those who care suffering mental ill-health. This time I have decided to do a blog about books delve into the subject of mental illness.

If you wish to see the video about a hundred books about mental illness then click on the video below.

There are many ways to entertain and educate those about mental health. As you may have already known I often make videos about mental illness or about mental health carers. Plus I also do podcasts which also helps raise awareness of carers, and lastly when I get the chance I tend to write a bit about mental health and what mental health carers go through. One day perhaps I would like to write a book about what I have gone through as a carer.

A very famous writer once told me that in order to write one must meet often, so it is a good idea to check and read up on books that help describe how mental ill-health affects people. They will probably come a time when I will look into books that help describe the world of a carer.

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To be honest I am not a heavy reader of books but when a book does interest me then I will skim through it, anyway for those who have watched the video feel free to track down one of the books and perhaps you could do a review of the book.

Belief for carers

Belief

I know its hard, so unexpected.
You struggle each day and your mind wanders
Where next? who to turn?
You have to believe you can cope

A carer’s journey is filled with doubt
You mind wanders and does not sit still
Sometimes you are alone
But belief can take you through

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Each day brings change so fast
Just as much as you can care
Life is tough, but you have to be there
Belief will give you the strength

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They need you, we need you
Be their strength and support
They may not show it
But you have to believe you can do it

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The clock ticks and you wonder
You wonder about mortality
You wonder about life
Time is all thats left
But with belief more will come each day.