Information about mental health difficulties


The following resources were developed to help you identify, treat and manage mental health difficulties.

Let us know what resources work well for you. If you have any other suggestions for our self-help pages, please send them to julie.huggan@health-in-mind.org.uk.


NHS Inform mental health booklets

The following booklets can help you understand more about mental health difficulties and conditions as well as how to manage them. All booklets can also be found on the NHS Inform website.


Medication

The following resources will let you know more about the different medication available to help you manage mental health and wellbeing difficulties.

Medication factsheets from Re-think Mental Illness

Overview on antidepressants from NHS UK

Psychiatric medication information from Mind


Organisation’s mental health factsheets

Several organisations have created helpful factsheets for you to learn more about different conditions.

Penumbra
www.penumbra.org.uk/mental-health-and-wellbeing/factsheets

Re-think Mental Illness
www.rethink.org/advice-and-information/browse-all-topics

Mind
www.mind.org.uk/information-support/a-z-mental-health

World Health Organisation
www.who.int/topics/mental_health/factsheets/en

Mental Health Foundation
www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z


Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Guides and resources

Helplines

Online support

Tips and information to boost mental health and wellbeing

Your rights and accessing support


Looking for self-help information

If you’re experiencing low mood, anxiety, or stress in your life, looking into self-help activities and ideas might be the right option for you.