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.
Information website for patients including information leaflets, directories and care and support information.
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
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. www.involve.community/
Community Navigators www.involve.community
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
Free Adult Community Learning courses available in Wokingham and Bracknell for people with mild to moderate mental health issues
There are two groups:
Group A (Based in Wokingham area: all RG postcodes except RG12, EG42, RG45) courses are based on community courses that focus on targeting a specific symptom e.g. sleeplessness, low mood e.g. Yoga for sleeplessness
Group B (based in Bracknell area and for people with postcodes RG12, RG42, RG45, SL postcodes) are general adult community learning courses e.g Cooking, Winter Walks etc.
All learners are offered up to 3 hours of information, guidance and advice. Please signpost people to this as appropriate. Funding ends July 17. (Nb they will also signpost people to our service as appropriate).
Books available from your local library
Overcoming Anger and Irritability – W Davies (2000)
Managing Anger G. Lindenfield (2000)
Work Related Support
Talking Therapies has produced a self help guide which may help you if you are returning 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 make an application for this service by contacting Access to Work:
South East England, London and East of England:
Tel: 020 8426 3110