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Youtube Videos – The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) Talks About Depression – Stephen Fry on Manic Depression – I Had A Black Dog, His Name Was Depression – Living With Depression – What It’s Like Living With Depression – 6 Must Know Signs of Depression – Depression Isn’t Always Obvious – What People With Depression Want You To Know – 12 Confessions From People Who Struggle With Depression – Depression Make-Up Tutorial – What Happens When People Learn You’ve Self-Harmed? Rebecca’s Story – I Jumped Off The Golden Gate Bridge – Living With A Mental Disorder – What It’s Like to Lost Someone to Suicide – If I Could Speak To My Mental Disorder – People Talk About Their First Therapy Session – 6 Untrue Facts About Mental Health You Probably Believe – What People Who Take Mental Health Medication Want You To Know – Taking Anti-Depressants For The First Time – Depression, the Secret We Share | Andrew Solomon | TED Talks – Conquering depression: how I became my own hero | Hunter Kent | TEDxYouth – What is depression? – Helen M. Farrell – The Science of Depression – 12 Things Not To Say To Depressed People

Documentaries – Professor Green’s Suicide and Me – Life After Suicide – Stephen Fry’s The Secret Life of a Manic-Depressive – Stephen Fry’s The Not So Secret Life of a Manic Depressive: 10 Years On – Diaries of a Broken Mind – My Baby, Psychosis and Me



William Styron – Darkness Visible

Kay Redfield Jamison – An Unquiet Mind

Andrew Solomon – The Noonday Demon

Matt Haig – Reasons to Stay Alive (£3 on Amazon right now!)

Scott Stossel – My Age of Anxiety

David Adam – The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: OCD & The True Story of a Life Lost in Thought

James Rhodes – Instrumental

Sally Brampton – Shoot The Damn Dog

Linda Gask – The Other Side of Silence

Daniel Smith – Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety

Elizabeth Wurtzel – Prozac Nation

Susanna Kaysen – Girl Interrupted

Rachel Kelly – Black Rainbow

Stephanie Merritt – The Devil Within

Stephen Fry – Moab is my Washpot/The Fry Chronicles/More Fool Me

Jim Knipfel – Quitting The Nairobi Trio

Self Help/Psychology

Matthew Johnstone – I Had a Black Dog/Living with a Black Dog

Tessa Wigney – Journeys with the Black Dog

Lewis Wolpert – Malignant Sadness

Jonathan Rottenberg – The Depths

Various – Dear Stranger: Letters on the Subject of Happiness

Robert M. Sapolsky – Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

Sarah Rayner – Making Friends with Anxiety

HH Dalai Lama & Howard C. Cutler – The Art of Happiness

Ruby Wax – Sane New World

Anne Sheffield – How You Can Survive When They’re Depressed

David Sinden – The Little Book of Calm Colouring


Ned Vizzini – It’s Kind of a Funny Story

Sylvia Plath – The Bell Jar

Alastair Campbell – All In The Mind

David Foster Wallace – Infinite Jest

Matthew Quick – Silver Linings Playbook

Michael Cunningham – The Hours

Richard Yates – Disturbing the Peace/Revolutionary Road

Tennessee Williams – A Streetcar Named Desire

Ken Kesey – One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest


Joshua Wolf Shenk – Lincoln’s Melancholy

Anthony Storr – Churchill’s Black Dog

Martin Gayford – The Yellow House

Sylvia Nasar – A Beautiful Mind

Anne Gekoski – What’s Normal Anyway? Celebrities’ Own Stories of Mental Illness

Andrew Smith – Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell To Earth

Buzz Aldrin – Magnificent Desolation


Robert Lowell – Collected Poems/Life Studies

John Berryman – The Dream Songs

Sylvia Plath – Ariel

Robert Frost – Collected Poems

Neil Astley – Staying Alive

Jo Shapcott – Emergency Kit: Strange Poems for Strange Times

Graphic Novels/Memoir

Katie Green – Lighter Than My Shadow

Ellen Forney – Marbles

Brick – Depresso

Darryl Cunningham – Psychiatric Tales

Allie Brosh – Hyperbole and a Half


Photography Projects


Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Through A Glass Darkly (1961)

The Fire Within (1963)

Repulsion (1965)

Persona (1966)

The Rain People (1969)

Family Life (1971)

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

I Never Promised You A Rose Garden (1977)

Interiors (1978)

The Bell Jar (1979)

An Angel At My Table (1990)

Clean, Shaven (1993)

Benny and Joon (1993)

Safe (1995)

Shine (1996)

As Good as it Gets (1997)

Girl Interrupted (1999)

Revolution No. 9 (2001)

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

The Hours (2002)

Keane (2004)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Thin (2006)

Revolutionary Road (2008)

It’s Kind of a Funny Story (2010)

Take Shelter (2011)

Shame (2011)

Melancholia (2011)

Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

The Skeleton Twins (2014)

The End of the Tour (2015)

Inside Out (2015)

Touched With Fire (2016)


Feel Uplifted with Mental Health Daily (on Spotify) –

Mental Health Awareness Week 2016 –


Silent Secret –

Koko –

Headspace –

Emoodji –

Code Blue –

Breathe to Relax –

Lantern –

PTSD Coach –

Optimism –

Talkspace –

Big White Wall –

SAM – Self Help for Anxiety Management –

Intellicare –

Video Games

 Online Resources (you can order posters etc. for free for your room/uni campus here!) (changing attitudes in the workplace) (depicting mental illness via Lego)