What is Mental Health? Where does it come from? Other Questions

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Mental health gets talked about a lot, but what is it? And where does it come from? Aimed at young people aged 10 and upwards this book explores and explaining the range of mental health, from wellbeing through to mental health problems, in a non-stigmatising, accessible and accurate way.

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What is Mental Health? Where does it come from? And Other Big Questions (Hardcover)
By Dr Lucy Maddox

Mental health gets talked about a lot, but what is it? And where does it come from? Aimed at young people aged 10 and upwards this book explores and explaining the range of mental health, from wellbeing through to mental health problems, in a non-stigmatising, accessible and accurate way.

This book explains what mental health is, considering how it relates to lots of different experiences, from how we manage really big feelings, to how we get on with each other, how we make choices and how we handle stressful situations. The book thoughtfully examines the things that can help us look after our mental health and the things that might make it feel worse. It has suggestions for the support on offer if we feel we’re struggling.

It includes specially-written contributions from Chamique Holdsclaw, US gold medallist basketballer, academics Dr Suzi Gage and Professor Marianne Van Den Bree, poet Fisky, artists Christine Rai and Liz Atkin, mental health advocate Chineye Njoku and Dr Alan Cooklin, psychiatrist and founder of the charity Our Time which helps children whose parents experience mental health problems.

Product details
Hardback: 48 pages
Publisher: Wayland (23 Jan. 2020)
Language English
ISBN-10: 1526311135
Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 1 x 25 cm