Self help

Resources to help you help yourself

Online materials

Self-help Leaflets
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

Mood Juice
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.
www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk

GlasgowSteps
This site will tell you all about common stress problems and give you some ideas on how best to tackle them.
www.glasgowsteps.com

MoodGym
A free self help program to teach cognitive behaviour therapy skills to people vulnerable to depression and anxiety.
www.moodgym.anu.edu.au

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.

Book Prescription Service Leaflet

Recommended Reading

Below is a recommended reading list. Local bookshops keep many of the books in stock or can order them for you.

Overcoming Panic

Author Silove, D
ISBN 978-1854877017
Publisher Robinson Publishing
Published 1997

Panic Attacks

Author Ingham, C
ISBN 978-0722526989
Publisher Thorsons
Published 1997

The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook

Author Davis, Robbins, Eshelman& McKay
ISBN 978-1572242142
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
Published 2000

Overcoming Traumatic Stress

Author Herbert, C
ISBN 978-1841190167
Publisher Robinson Publishing
Published 1999

Overcoming Social Anxiety & Shyness

Author Butler, G
ISBN 978-1854877031
Publisher Robinson Publishing
Published 1999

Mind Over Mood

Author Greenberger, P
ISBN 978-0898621280
Publisher Guilford Press
Published 1995

Overcoming Depression

Author Dryden, W & Opie, S
ISBN 978-0859698184
Publisher Sheldon Press
Published 2003

Stop Obsessing: How To Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions

Author Foa & Reid
ISBN 978-0553381177
Publisher Bantam
Published 2001

Overcoming Anxiety

Author Kennerley, H
ISBN 978-1854874221
Publisher Robinson Publishing
Published 1997

How to stop Worrying

Author Tallis, F
ISBN 978-0859696104
Publisher Sheldon Press
Published 1990

Coping with Anxiety & Depression

Author Trickett, S
ISBN 9978-0859697620
Publisher Sheldon Press
Published 1996

Letting go of anxiety & depression

Author Dryden, W
ISBN 978-0859698931
Publisher Sheldon Press
Published 2003

The Feeling Good Handbook

Author Burns, D
ISBN 978-0452281325
Publisher Plume
Published 2000

Getting better bit(e) by bit(e)

Overcoming Panic Author Treasure, J, & Schmidt, U
ISBN 978-0863773228
Publisher Psychology Press
Published 1993

Through Grief: The Bereavement Journey

Author Collick, E
ISBN 978-0232516821
Publisher Darton, Longman & Todd Ltd
Published 1986

 

Last updated: 20 October, 2016