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RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH Online: BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/emotional_health/mental_health/ The Campaign Against Living Miserably: http://www.thecalmzone.net/ The Happiness Foundation: http://www.thehappinessfoundation.co.uk/ iCope (Islington Psychological Therapies and Wellbeing Service): http://www.candi.nhs.uk/icope/ iCope Getting Help page: http://www.candi.nhs.uk/icope/getting-help/ iCope What’s Happening page: http://www.candi.nhs.uk/icope/whats/ Islington Mental Health Services: http://www.candi.nhs.uk/ Understanding mental health conditions and treatment: http://www.candi.nhs.uk/about-mentalhealth/factsheets-and-leaflets/ Islington MIND: http://www.islingtonmind.org.uk/ Issues Online: Mental Wellbeing: http://www.independence.co.uk/issues-online/topics/health-andwellbeing/mental-wellbeing MIND: http://www.mind.org.uk/ MIND Information and advice: http://www.mind.org.uk/help/information_and_advice NHS: http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/mentalhealth/Pages/Mentalhealthhome.aspx NHS - look up mental health conditions in the Health A-Z: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Pages/hub.aspx Rethink: http://www.rethink.org/ Rethink factsheets: http://www.rethink.org/how_we_can_help/our_advice_information/factsheets_az.html?shortcut=fact sheets Royal College of Psychiatrists: information about mental health: http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinformation.aspx http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/expertadvice.aspx Sort-Out-Stress (SOS) and the Wellbeing Clinics: http://www.sortoutstress.co.uk/site/


Stuart Low Trust: http://www.slt.org.uk/

Books and DVDs: Click on the links below to get more information about these resources and where you can find them in the library, or ask a member of staff for help:Abuse and neglect Caring for someone with depression Diet of despair: a book about eating disorders for young people and their families Eating disorders Fit to die: men and eating disorders Grief counselling and grief therapy: a handbook for the mental health practitioner Health issues for young people Key concepts in mental health Legal rights and mental health: the Mind manual Mental health in counselling and psychotherapy Mental health law in England and Wales: a guide for mental health professionals including the text of the Mental Health Act 1983 as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007 Mental illness: a handbook for carers Mental wellbeing Overcoming anxiety: a five areas approach Overcoming binge eating Overcoming postnatal depression: a five areas approach Overcoming teenage low mood and depression: a five areas approach The Social worker’s guide to child and adolescent mental health Sociology of mental health and illness Stress


Stress and depression Suicide and self-harm Understanding anxiety and panic attacks Understanding depression Understanding stress DVDs: Stephen Fry: the secret life of the manic depressive part 1 Stephen Fry: the secret life of the manic depressive part 2 Away from her Child of our time: the age of stress Losing it: part 1 Losing it: part 2

E-Books: click on the link to go to the e-book Introducing mental health; a practical guide Social capital and mental health Handbook of preschool mental health; development, disorders, and treatment


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