Get your hands on four brilliant books to help your teen's mental health

From coping with exam stress to loving the skin you're in, these four books by mental health professionals are focused on helping older children and teens through tough times. Here's how you can win the whole set...

Social anxiety, exam or work stress, self-doubt... we've all experienced unwelcome feelings like these. 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience some form of mental health problem in their lives, and teenagers are no exception - having to deal with all sorts of problems and worries of their own.

These four books are written by self-help experts and mental health professionals, and are aimed at gently guiding teen readers through some of the biggest challenges they might face.

Yesss! The SUMO Secrets to Being a Positive, Confident Teenager, by Paul Mcgee

Paul's brilliant book offers great tips on beating self-doubt and becoming more confident and positive, whilst at the same time acknowledging that it's OK not to feel OK.

Dare to Be You: Defy Self-Doubt, Fearlessly Follow Your Own Path and Be Confidently You! by Matthew Syed

In this follow-up to his wonderful book for children You Are Awesome, Matthew Syed writes about how the things that make us different are unique, beautiful, and worthy of love. A great book about embracing the things that set us apart and the importance of being yourself.

Choose You!: Become the unique, incredible and happy teenager YOU CHOOSE to be, by Dr Sharie Coombes

Neuropsychotherapist Sharie Coombes offers a fascinating scientific insight into the teenage brain, introducing philosophical and psychological ideas to young readers for the chemical reasons that brains behave the way they do, and shares tips and activities on how to be a happier, more confident teen.

Exam Attack by Nicola Morgan

Exam stress begone! Learning expert Nicola Morgan is here to banish those revision blues and help teens face exams proactively and confidently. She even suggests that having the power to harness a little bit of stress might improve your grades!

To get your hands on all four books, simply answer the question below and leave your details by the closing date of 11pm on Thursday 25 February.

Win four mental health books for teens

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