What is Mental Health Awareness Month?
It's an idea that me and Ula came up with to draw attention to all things MH. It doesn't get enough attention and there's still far too much stigma attached to it! I thought the best way for us book bloggers to do this was to dedicate June to reading and reviewing/ discussing books that discuss Mental Health. There's going to be a variety of things going on on mine and Ula's blogs, as well as others. There will be guest posts, interviews, giveaways, challenges and all sorts of events going on as well as reading books that explore issues of MH!
When is MHAM happening?
It starts June 1st and runs through until the 30th of June.
What are the rules?
There aren't any rules really! Whether you're a blogger, vlogger, on Goodreads, an author or anything feel free to take part! The more the merrier. The aim is to spread awareness about Mental Health!
What books are there on MH that I can read?
I've been preparing a shelf on my Goodreads profile especially for this month! Here's a little list to get you guys started. Just follow the link for more :)
Playing Tyler - T. L. Costa
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock - Matthew Quick
Girl, Interrupted - Susanna Kaysen
Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher
Amy & Matthew (Say What You Will) - Cammie McGovern
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
It's Kind of a Funny Story - Ned Vizzini
The Shock of the Fall - Nathan Filer
We're going to be using the hashtag #MHAMJune on Twitter when talking all things MH!
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