Self Help Leaflets
Self Help Leaflets
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 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 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.
Depression and Low Mood
Depression and Low Mood This guide aims to help you cope with depression and begin to get better.
Domestic Abuse
Domestic Abuse 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.
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 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.
Social Anxiety
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.
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.