Mental illness in teen books has become more abundant in the last few years, in part because of how discussion of mental illness has grown more mainstream culturally. Teen books about depression in particular are offering a space for seeing the myriad shapes and forms that the illness can take. Although I myself was not diagnosed with depression clinically until I was an adult, I struggled with it throughout my teen years. Depression, despite having a few markers that are common among those who struggle, is not a universal experience.
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Why YA fiction needs to tell stories of mental illness
Make Your Own List. Interview by Cal Flyn. Writing about her life in memoirs and a newspaper column allowed the author Bryony Gordon to "join the dots" to see the true face of her own mental illness.
The two final paragraphs from this blog post really resonated with me last week when I read them. Over the last year, depression and suicide have seen more time in the spotlight. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America. While depression is not indicative of suicide, the two are linked together in a way that makes talking about them in tandem make sense.