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Self-Help Resources

NEW - Top Tips for Managing your Exam Stress

Exam time can be stresful and as part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Talking Therapies have produced a guide for students to help them manage their exam stress effectively

Online Resources

Self Help Guides

Self help guides produced by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS foundation Trust titles cover a range of mental health issues.


Living life to the full

A life skills course that aims to provide access to high quality, practical and user-friendly training at your own pace.


Citzens Advice Bureau

Life Coaching is offered, only at the Reading branch of CAB.


Get Self Help

CBT self-help information, resources and tools including therapy worksheets.


Patient UK

Information website for patients including information leaflets, directories and care and support information.


Anxiety Care

This charity specialises in helping people to recover from anxiety disorder. With the support of our trained volunteers, clients are enabled to plan, initiate and carry through personal recovery programmes using cognitive behavioural techniques and gradual exposure exercises.



Mind helps people take control of their mental health. They provide high-quality information and advice, and campaign to promote and protect good mental health for everyone.

Friends In Need


Online Resources

Therapy resources - apps for smart phones


Free Social Prescribing Services in Berkshire West

There are free services now available across Berkshire West to support people to find support in the local community for example local clubs, befriending services or free gardening support services etc to support their wellbeing, reduce isolation etc.


Wokingham Navigators

Community Navigators

People can access this service via a referral from a health professional.

You can call on: 01344 304404


Reading Social Prescribing


To self refer:
Tel: 0118 9372273 (ask for the Social Prescribing team)


West Berks Village Agents

Please ask people to self refer or clinicians can email or phone through a referral:
Office phone: 01635 49004



Anger Management

Books available from your local library

Overcoming Anger and Irritability – W Davies (2000)

Managing Anger G. Lindenfield (2000)


Online materials


Work Related Support

Talking Therapies has produced a self help guide which may help you if you are returning to work

1. Return to Work



Remploy offers free workplace mental health support to individuals with a mental health condition, who are absent from work or finding work difficult. For further information please contact Remploy: 0845 146 0501.


or visit their website:


Or make an application for this service by contacting Access to Work:

South East England, London and East of England:
Tel: 020 8426 3110