Self- Help Resources

***This is a very limited range of resources and not reflective of the wide range on the market. If you are struggling with your mental health, please contact your GP for further help, call 111 or attend Accident and Emergency in an emergency.***

Anxiety

https://www.anxietycanada.com/resources/mindshift-cbt/

- https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/generalised-anxiety-disorder/

- https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/health-anxiety/

https://web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/leaflets/Anxiety.pdf

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/improve-mental-wellbeing/

https://overcoming.co.uk/37/Books

Autism

- Information and Support [https://www.autism.org.uk/]

- Resource for parents: https://theautisticadvocate.com/2018/03/a-perspective-on-diagnosis.html

- Resource for after diagnosis: http://childrens.nchc.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/The-National-Autistic-Society-After-a-Diagnosis-Information-Leaflet.pdf

https://www.mencap.org.uk/

Communication

- Assertive Communication [https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/Resources/Looking-After-Yourself/Assertiveness]

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/talking-about-difficult-topics/

Depression

- Gut Health Article: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00483-5?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=organic&utm_campaign=NGMT_2_JAL_Nature

https://overcoming.co.uk/37/Books

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/depression/self-care/

https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/mental-health/mental-health-self-help-guides/depression-self-help-guide

https://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/depression.htm

Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/dementia/about/

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/conditions-illnesses/dementia/understanding-dementia/

Eating Issues

- Binge Eating [Overcoming Binge Eating: The Proven Program to Learn Why You Binge and How You Can Stop by Christopher Fairburn - a book that can usually be found on amazon]

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Eating-disorders/

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/eating-problems/about-eating-problems/

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/feelings-and-symptoms/eating-problems/

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

Generic

- https://www.nhs.uk/

- https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/self-help-therapies/

- https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/mental-health-problems-introduction/self-care/#.XSD90uhKjD4

- https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/

- https://www.samh.org.uk/about-mental-health/mental-health-problems

- https://www.rethink.org/advice-and-information/about-mental-illness/learn-more-about-conditions/

Drug & Alcohol Difficulties

https://www.talktofrank.com/

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/drug-addiction-getting-help/

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/addiction-what-is-it/

https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/facts/health-effects-of-alcohol/mental-health/alcohol-dependence

https://www.ukat.co.uk/alcohol/

Self-Injury

https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/

https://www.samaritans.org/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/self-harm/getting-help/

Other

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/

https://www.mind.org.uk/

https://www.mencap.org.uk/

- https://www.samaritans.org/

https://www.talktofrank.com/