Here is a list of useful places to get self-help material, guides, booklets and worksheets. The list contains a mixture of materials for children, young people and adults. There are some which may be suitable across all ages.
These books and CDs are recommended by Reading Well and cover more than 30 common mental health problems, including anxiety, low self-esteem and grief.
They’re available from bookshops and libraries, or you can buy them from the Overcoming website.
A video containing useful tips for emotional health and wellbeing. Video
Listen to a variety of audio guides on a variety of subjects including:
If you’re stressed, whether by your job or something more personal, the first step to feeling better is to identify the cause.
“In life, there’s always a solution to a problem,” says Professor Cary Cooper, an occupational health expert at the University of Lancaster.
“Not taking control of the situation and doing nothing will only make your problems worse.”
He says the keys to good stress management are building emotional strength, being in control of your situation, having a good social network, and adopting a positive outlook.
What you can do to address stress
These are Professor Cooper’s top 10 stress-busting suggestions:
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