Yes. 'Reading Well Books on Prescription list for young people - Shelf Help' is a list of 35 titles recommended by young people and health experts:
Reading Well: Books on Prescription - Young People (pdf 642kb – Opens in new window)
The scheme is for 13 – 18-year-olds. There are books to help you cope with the pressures of life, help you feel better about yourself and boost your confidence. The twelve topics covered include anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and difficult life pressures like bullying and exams.
The books are free to borrow and reserve from any East Riding library or mobile library, and so copies are available to both young people and parents in a safe place - a neutral non-threatening library environment. They can be reserved online, and a selection of them is also now available in eBooks format to download with your library card and PIN.
Reserve a copy or check the new eBook selection to download a title. You will need your library card and PIN
Library catalogue (external website)
How do I get my PIN?
When you join the library a PIN is automatically generated for you. If you want to reset your PIN to something more memorable or you have forgot your PIN, you can reset it.Reset Your PIN (external website)
Alternatively, your PIN can be issued or changed in person at any East Riding of Yorkshire branch library or mobile library.
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For security reasons, we are unable to do anything to do with your PIN over the telephone.