Resources to help you help yourself
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust have produced a number of useful self help leaflets, which provide advice on ways to cope with a range of common difficulties. Click on the link below to browse and download any of these leaflets from their website. www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/selfhelp
This website offers self-help literature on a variety of issues including anger, anxiety, assertiveness, bereavement, depression, insomnia, obsessions and compulsions, panic, post-traumatic stress, shyness and social phobia.
This site will tell you all about common stress problems and give you some ideas on how best to tackle them.
A free self help program to teach cognitive behaviour therapy skills to people vulnerable to depression and anxiety.
Living Life To The Full
An online course that aims to help you to identify and overcome emotional problems. The course, which you can complete at your own pace, helps you to develop good coping skills www.livinglifetothefull.com
Big White Wall
A peer support network developed in partnership with the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, which encourages people to be open about what is on their minds, to learn more about themselves and to work through what is troubling them. www.bigwhitewall.com
Book prescription scheme
We offer a wide range of CBT-based self help books and booklets, which you can borrow from your local library.
Below is a recommended reading list. Local bookshops keep many of the books in stock or can order them for you.
The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook
|Author||Davis, Robbins, Eshelman& McKay|
|Publisher||New Harbinger Publications|
Overcoming Traumatic Stress
Overcoming Social Anxiety & Shyness
Mind Over Mood
|Author||Dryden, W & Opie, S|
Stop Obsessing: How To Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions
|Author||Foa & Reid|
How to stop Worrying
Coping with Anxiety & Depression
Letting go of anxiety & depression
The Feeling Good Handbook
Getting better bit(e) by bit(e)
|Author||Treasure, J, & Schmidt, U|
Through Grief: The Bereavement Journey
|Publisher||Darton, Longman & Todd Ltd|
Last updated: 31 July, 2018