We have been given permission by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust to make their range of self-help guides available to patients within Harthill PCN.
During this pandemic in particular and the need for some people to go into self-isolation, the Halton Recovery Team from North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have produced this booklet with information, ideas and mechanisms to help cope with the issues that isolation can bring
Additional information and pointers to help recognise and cope with the challenges that loneliness and isolation has - especially with the onset of winter months, can be reviewed in this booklet - recently made available by Easy Riding NHS Health Trainers.
You can download a copy here - and you can also get in touch with someone by visiting www.nhs-health-trainers.co.uk.
What is Domestic Abuse; how to recognise domestic abuse and how to get help if you are affected
To help those who have troublesome worries about their health who may be experiencing health anxiety.
Recognise the signs and ways to make improvements
Obsession and Compulsions
Help to recognise OCD and ways you can help yourself manage and take charge of the condition.
Alcohol and You
To learn about the effects of drinking alcohol - particularly if you are worried about your own or someone else's drinking
For anyone who has faced a bereavement recently or in the past.
Supporting anyone dealing with grief
Recognise and understand what an Eating Disorder is - the things that cause and keep it going - and whether you want to make changes and control it
Food for Thought
Help improve your health and wellbeing by making changes to your eating and activity levels
and Disturbing Beliefs : a booklet written by people who have personal experience of these and are offering information and space to record experiences
Reduce your panic attacks with help to recpgnise and understand what a panic attack is, the triggers and what keeps it going.
Learn that panic attacks cannot harm you and can be controlled
Post Traumatic Stress
Understand your thoughts and feeling after experiencing a trauma - and find about practical suggestions to deal with this
Help identify when you are suffering postnatal depression, the causes and the ways to get help and support
Information and support for people who deliberately hurt themselves and are unhappy about this.
Useful also for family and friends
Help to recognise signs of shyness or social anxiety, the causes and what keeps it going - and things to do to help overcome shyness and social anxiety
What is stress - and is it a problem for you.
Some simple suggestions to overcome stress and what other help may be available
Depression and Low Mood
Information for partners
If it your friend or your partner who you think is suffering depression or low mood this booklet can help you understand them and ways to help and support you and them to manage their condition
To see the full list of titles from NTW NHS click on the link below. These guides are available in different formats - including audio - by visiting their website
For more information about Self Help Guides produced by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust click this link: https://web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/ Titles cover a range of mental health issues. If you click on this website you can choose to access the guides in audio or other format