9 Books on Depression

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Mental health is every bit as important as physical health. And yet, all too often, the impact of depression and other mental illnesses is underestimated, and people who struggle with depression are not taken seriously. Fortunately, help is available. It takes many forms, including therapy and other professional treatments. And there are plenty of books that offer ways to improve your life and mental health. Because everyone is different, no depression guidebook will work as a one-size-fits-all solution. So take a moment to learn about the books spotlighted in this article and see which one might fit you best.


Eileen Gonzalez is a freelance writer from Connecticut. She has a Master’s degree in communications and years of experience writing about pop culture. She contributes to Book Riot and Foreword Reviews, and she occasionally tweets at @eileen2thestars.