Understanding Mental Health 6 books about one of life's toughest issues Mental health issues are more common amongst young people than you think, and often misunderstood. Here are a few books that might help make things a bit clearer. 1. Inside My Head Jim Carrington 2. Perfect 10 Chris Higgins 3. My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece Annabel Pitcher 4. Being Billy Phil Earle 5. Zelah Green: Who Says I'm a Freak? Vanessa Curtis 6. Dougie's War: A Soldier's Story Rodge Glass Tags: mental health View the discussion thread.