Mental Health SELF-Help
Self-help guides on a range of topics including low mood, anxiety, stress, panic and sleep problems.
LIving with a health condition
Resources and self-help from the from the Imparts website, for people living with a long-term health condition who our Talking Health Team support. Imparts (integrating mental and physical healthcare: research, training and services) is part of King’s Health Partners whose materials are free to download and use.
Living Life To The Full
The living life to the full course is a life skills course that aims to provide access to high quality, practical and user-friendly training in life skills. The course teaches you how to tackle and respond to issues/demands which we all meet in our everyday lives.
With Mood Gym you can learn cognitive behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression.
The mental health page on the NHS website provides access to a wide range of information and support for your mental health.
Some information is only specific to Scotland, but there is useful self-help literature on a variety of issues on the Mood Juice website, including anger, anxiety, assertiveness, bereavement, depression, insomnia, obsessions and compulsions, panic, post-traumatic stress, shyness and social phobias.
Mental HEalth and COVID-19
Video: Advice and guidance to NHS and social care staff about how to build resilience, wellbeing and self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Part 1 focuses on the challenges faced and how you may feel about this.
- Part 2 introduces principles from psychological first aid about how you can look after yourself.
- Part 3 helps develop a personal self-care plan and troubleshoots common difficulties in putting this into practice.
Mental Health and Wellbeing APPS
- NHS approved apps focusing on mental health and wellbeing
Overcoming Depression, Paul Gilbert, Robinson Publishing ISBN 9781841191256
A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques, this book is full of step-by-step suggestions, case examples and practical ideas for gaining control over depression and low mood.
Overcoming Anxiety, Helen Kennerley, Robinson Publishing ISBN 9781854874221
A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques to help people take charge of their own recovery. This book describes the various forms that anxiety problems may take and contains illustrative quotes from people who have had anxiety problems; allowing readers to realise that many others have shared similar experiences and overcome their difficulties.