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Your mental health: Books

Guide to library resources that may be useful in supporting positive mental health.

Browsing the Collection

Most of the library's resources are shelved according to the Library of Congress classification system. This system arranges items on the shelf by subject. Some call numbers of interest are: 

BF1 - 990: Psychology

RA790 - 790.95 Mental health

RC435 - 571 Psychiatry

RJ499 - 507 Child and adolescent psychiatry

Please ask at the library helpdesk if you need help locating an item and we will be happy to help! Or you can search our library catalogue.

Quick facts

* In Canada, one person in five will experience some problem with their mental health in the course of a year.

* In Canada, one person in three will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime.

* Half of all mental disorders begin by age 14, and 75 per cent begin by age 24.

Books available for loan

Examples of books you may find helpful include: