Mental health reading for children

Primary

This selection of books and materials on various mental health conditions or difficulties faced by children has been put together based on recommendations received from child and adolescent mental health professionals networks around the country. Includes titles focused on:

  • Abandonment by Parent
  • ADHD/Hyperactivity
  • Aggression
  • Anger/Stroppy Children
  • Autism
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Death and Dying
  • Divorce
  • Families
  • Fears
  • Feelings
  • Feeling Different
  • Growing Up and Sex
  • In Care
  • Life Story
  • Lonely
  • Lost and Found
  • Mental Illness in Parents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic
  • Parents
  • Physical Abuse and Learning Difficulties
  • Privacy and Avoiding Abuse
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sibling Rivalry
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Issues
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Twins - Domination of Sibling

Related resources

Peer Support for Children and Young People's Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Programme

Peer Support for Children and Young People's Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Programme

This free programme provides resources, training slides and evaluation information on how to refine...

View resource
Coronavirus: resources for mental health and wellbeing toolkit #3
Primary

Coronavirus: resources for mental health and wellbeing toolkit #3

This free toolkit is our third coronavirus toolkit. It includes resources for school staff, as well...

View resource
Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: toolkit of resources

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: toolkit of resources

Two toolkits - one for primary schools, one for secondary schools & FE settings - full of...

View resource
Express yourself: Children’s Mental Health Week toolkit
Primary

Express yourself: Children’s Mental Health Week toolkit

Children’s Mental Health Week begins on 1st February, and the theme this year is ‘express yourself’.

View resource