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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Maybe I Don
    Maybe I Don't Belong Here: A Memoir of Race, Identity, Breakdown and Recovery - by David Harewood

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529064131 | ISBN 10: 1529064139

    'As a Black British man I believe it is vital that I tell this story. It may be just one account from the perspective of a person of colour who has experienced this system, but it may be enough to potentially change an opinion or, more importantly, s ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Grandmother
    My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies - by Resmaa Menakem

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780141996479 | ISBN 10: 0141996471

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  The consequences of racism can be found in our bodies - in skin and sinew, in bone and blood.  In this ground-breaking, inspiring work, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage, the physical consequences of dis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Charred: A Survivor Speaks Her Truth to Inspire by Andreena Leeanne
    Charred: A Survivor Speaks Her Truth to Inspire - by Andreena Leeanne

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781916356122 | ISBN 10: 1916356125

    "There is strong correlation between childhood trauma and mental health issues. I suffer with PTSD and depression, and use poetry to write honestly about the multitude of issues I have experienced in my 39 years. I have found writing to be hugely the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health by Richard Majors, Karen Carberry and Dr Theodore Ransaw (Editors)
    The International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health - by Richard Majors, Karen Carberry and Dr Theodore Ransaw (Editors)

    £140.00   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781839099656 | ISBN 10: 1839099658

    This is the first international handbook on Black community mental health, focussing on key issues including stereotypes in Mental health, misdiagnoses, and inequalities/discrimination around access, services and provisions.  Making use of a cul ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health by Rheeda Walker
    The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health - by Rheeda Walker

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781684034147 | ISBN 10: 1684034140

    We can't deny it any longer: there is a Black mental health crisis in our world today. Black people die at disproportionately high rates due to chronic illness, suffer from poverty, under-education, and the effects of racism. This book is an explorat ... more

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  • Cover image of book What a Time to be Alone: The Slumflower
    What a Time to be Alone: The Slumflower's Guide to Why You Are Already Enough - by Chidera Eggerue

    £12.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781787132115 | ISBN 10: 1787132110

    In What A Time To Be Alone, The Slumflower will be your life guru, confidante and best friend. She'll show you that being alone is not just okay: it's just about the best freaking thing that's ever happened to you. As she says, 'You're bad as hell an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams
    Queenie - by Candice Carty-Williams

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781409180074 | ISBN 10: 1409180077

    Queenie Jenkins can’t cut a break. Well, apart from one from her long term boyfriend, Tom. That’s definitely just a break though. Definitely not a break up. Stuck between a boss who doesn’t seem to see her, a family who don’t seem to listen ( ... more

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  • Cover image of book We
    We've Been Too Patient: An Anthology of Voices from Radical Mental Health - by L. D. Green and Kelechi Ubozoh (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781623173616 | ISBN 10: 1623173612

    25 unflinching stories and essays from the front lines of the radical mental health movement.  Overmedication, police brutality, electroconvulsive therapy, involuntary hospitalization, traumas that lead to intense altered states and suicidal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Overcoming Everyday Racism by Susan Cousins
    Overcoming Everyday Racism - by Susan Cousins

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785928505 | ISBN 10: 1785928503

    This enlightening and reflective guide studies the psychological impact of racism and discrimination on BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) people and offers steps to improve wellbeing. It includes definitions of race, racism and other commonly u ... more

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  • Cover image of book "I Will Not Be Erased": Our Stories About Growing Up as People of Colour by gal-dem
    "I Will Not Be Erased": Our Stories About Growing Up as People of Colour - by gal-dem

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781406386370 | ISBN 10: 1406386375

    Fourteen joyous, funny and life-affirming essays from gal-dem, the award-winning magazine created by young women and non-binary people of colour.   gal-dem, the award-winning online and print magazine, is created by women and non-binary people ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Colour Of Madness Anthology: Exploring BAME Mental Health in the UK by Samara Linton and Rianna Walcott (Editors)
    The Colour Of Madness Anthology: Exploring BAME Mental Health in the UK - by Samara Linton and Rianna Walcott (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780992651442 | ISBN 10: 0992651441

    The Colour of Madness is a seminal anthology, comprised of poetry, fiction, essays, memoirs and art submitted by Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) writers, academics, mental health workers, artists and those who are still navigating life with me ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life by Yiyun Li
    Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life - by Yiyun Li

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241978665 | ISBN 10: 0241978661

    A luminous memoir from the award-winning author of The Vagrants and A Thousand Years of Good Prayers.  'What a long way it is from one life to another. Yet why write if not for that distance?'  Startlingly original and shining with quiet wisd ... more

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  • Cover image of book Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength by Chanequa Walker-Barnes
    Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength - by Chanequa Walker-Barnes

    £36.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781498205870 | ISBN 10: 1498205879

    Black women are strong. At least that's what everyone says and how they are constantly depicted. But what, exactly, does this strength entail? And what price do Black women pay for it?   In this book, the author, a psychologist and pastoral theol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Soothe Your Nerves: The Black Woman
    Soothe Your Nerves: The Black Woman's Guide to Understanding and Overcoming Anxiety, Panic, and Fear - by Angela M. Neal-Barnett

    £12.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780743225380 | ISBN 10: 0743225384

    Do you or someone you love suffer from "bad nerves"? Denise is constantly on edge. She's convinced something bad is going to happen. Ruth will drive an hour out of her way to avoid driving over a bridge.  When she has to do it, her chest thumps, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fat Lady Sings by Jacqueline Roy
    The Fat Lady Sings - by Jacqueline Roy

    £6.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780704347113 | ISBN 10: 0704347113

    Two British women of Jamaican descent are confined to a psychiatric unit. One is prone to mood swings and sudden bursts of loud public singing; the other hears voices in her head. Both are considered 'mad'.  As this remarkable and powerful story ... more

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