Self Help Leaflets
Self Help Leaflets
Abuse
Abuse This booklet aims to help you understand the effect of childhood abuse and explore ways in which you may begin to overcome the effects.
Alcohol and You
Alcohol and You You want to know more about drinking alcohol, you are interested in what the current guidelines for safe limits are, you think you may have a problem with your drinking, people have told you that you have a drink problem, you are worried about someone else's drinking.
Anxiety
Anxiety This booklet is about anxiety, and aims to help you to: Recognise whether or not you may be suffering from symptoms of anxiety, understand what anxiety is, what can cause it, and what can keep it going, overcome your anxiety by learning better ways of coping with it.
Bereavement
Bereavement This booklet is for anyone who has experienced a bereavement either recently or in the past. It may also be useful to people facing the loss of a loved one. Although it is sometimes hard to face these issues in advance, this can be helpful. Relatives or friends may also find this booklet useful.
Controlling Anger
Controlling Anger This guide aims to help you cope with anger. There are two sections to the booklet: Understanding anger and its causes and Controlling Anger
Depression
Depression This leaflet aims to tell you more about depression, how to overcome it and what help may be available.
Depression and Low Mood
Depression and Low Mood This guide aims to help you cope with depression and begin to get better.
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence This booklet is for anyone who is affected by domestic abuse. It describes what domestic abuse is, how to recgonise it and how to get help.
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders This booklet will help you to recognise an eating disorder and to understand the things that cause and keep it going. It will help you think about whether you want to make changes and what the steps could be.
Food for Thought
Food for Thought The aim of this booklet is to help you improve your health and wellbeing by making changes to your eating and activity levels.
Health Anxiety
Health Anxiety If you find yourself with many troublesome worries about your health you may be experiencing health anxiety. This booklet explains the signs of health anxiety and how you may help yourself to manage.
Hearing Voices
Hearing Voices This booklet is for people who experience voices or disturbing beliefs. It has been produced by a group who have personal experience of hearing voices and disturbing beliefs and has information as well as space to write in your own experiences.
Obsessions and Compulsions
Obsessions and Compulsions This guide aims to help you recognise OCD and what you can do to help yourself. *** This guide was Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Patient Information Awards 2012 ***
Panic
Panic This booklet aims to help you reduce your panic attacks by helping you to: Recognise whether or not you are having panic attacks, understand panic, what causes it and what keeps it going, Accept that panic cannot harm you and learn techniques to reduce panic.
Post Traumatic Stress
Post Traumatic Stress This booklet aims to help you understand the thoughts and feelings you may have after experiencing traumatic incidents and offers practical suggestions to help you cope.
Postnatal Depression
Postnatal Depression This booklet aims to help you identify whether you are suffering from postnatal depression, explains what can cause it and how to get help and support.
Prisoner Anxiety
Prisoner Anxiety This guide has been written by psychologists and people who have experienced prison and aims to help you to: Recognise whether or not you may be suffering from symptoms of anxiety, understand what anxiety is, what can cause it and what can keep it going and how to overcome your anxiety. *** This guide has been Commended at the British Medical Association Patient Information Awards 2010 ***
Prisoner Depression and Low Mood
Prisoner Depression and Low Mood This guide aims to help you cope with depression and begin to get better. It is written by psychologists and people who have experienced prison and offers practical suggestions to help you cope.
Prisoner Post Traumatic Stress
Prisoner Post Traumatic Stress This guide is written by psychologists and people who have experienced prison. It aims to help you understand reactions to post traumatic stress and offers practical suggestions to help you cope.
Self Harm
Self Harm This booklet is for people who deliberately harm themselves and are unhappy about it. It is also for family and friends who may have difficulty understanding this behaviour.
Shyness and Social Anxiety
Shyness and Social Anxiety This booklet aims to help recognise whether you have a problem with shyness or social anxiety, what can cause it and what can help keep it going. It also looks at ways you can help yourself to overcome shyness or social anxiety.
Sleeping Problems
Sleeping Problems This booklet aims to help you understand your sleep problem and to learn some simple ways to sleep better. *** This guide was Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Patient Information Awards 2011 ***
Stress
Stress This leaflet will tell you more about stress, it will help you to see whether stress is a problem for you. It makes simple suggestions about how to overcome stress and what other help may be available.
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