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Recommended Reading: January

Highline College's librarians recommend materials from the library collection on a wide variety of topics.

About This Gulde

January's recommended reading is all about mental health and wellness. As the winter sets in and gray skies can trigger the winter blues, it is a good time to engage with caring for our minds. Stress, trauma, mental illness, and oppression all play roles in our well-being. It can be difficult to talk about our mental health due to stigma, but these resources will help inform you about different aspects of mental illness, help you reflect on your own needs, and find stories to comfort an entertain this winter.  

Sangu Delle: There's no shame in taking care of your mental health

Local Mental Health Resources


Reading List: Mental Health & Wellness

Highline College's Counseling Center

If you or someone you know is experiencing an acute mental health crisis, call the King County Crisis Connections 24 hour hotline at 866-427-4747. Over 400 trained volunteers and experienced staff provide support, resources, and training to people in King County.

Mental Health Tips & Facts

Online Resources


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