Books on Prescription
Book Yourself to Health: Would you like to better understand conditions and how they can be managed? - Find information that will help you through Books on 'Prescription'.
What is Books on Prescription?
The books recommended by professionals for books on 'prescription' have a focus on information and self-help, helping people to understand their difficulties and to make positive changes in their lives. Some of these books can also be helpful for relatives, friends and carers to read to increase their understanding of a particular difficulty.
Whilst information and self-help can be very beneficial, they may not be sufficient in some situations.
If there is no improvement or things get worse, after trying the strategies in the book, seek help from a trained professional such as a GP or nurse.
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For more information contact either:
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Central Support Co-ordinator for Libraries and Heritage, West Lothian Libraries). Tel: 01506 281273
- The Big Plus - 0800 917 8000 - To get better at reading, writing or using numbers, call this number and you will be put in touch with someone who will help you to do this in West Lothian.
- NHS Inform - a new national health information service for Scotland. Information for the public, patients and carers.
Bipolar Scotland - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39513/Bipolar-Scotland-Website
We provide information, support and advice for people affected by bipolar disorder / manic depression and those who care for them. We also promote self-help thr...
Self Injury Support - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39514/Self-Injury-Support-Website
Bristol Crisis Service for Women (BCSW) is a national organisation that supports girls and women in emotional distress. We particularly help women who harm them...
Choose Life - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39515/Choose-Life-Website
The national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide in Scotland.
Breathing Space Scotland - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39516/Breathing-Space-Scotland-Website
Anyone can feel down or depressed from time to time. It helps to get some Breathing Space. You are not alone and talking about how you feel is a positive first ...
Samaritans - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39517/Samaritans-Website
If you're given the time and space to talk things through, you can find a way through your problems. Samaritans help you to explore your options so you can make...
ChildLine - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39518/ChildLine-Website
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -...
CRUSE Scotland - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39519/CRUSE-Scotland-Website
Cruse was founded over 50 years ago in Surrey as a support group for widows.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39520/Survivors-of-Bereavement-by-Suicide-Website
We were founded in 1991 by Alice Middleton MBE, who is now our founding patron. Following the death of her brother and finding little support available, she pla...
The Back Bookhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39523/The-Back-Book
The best way to deal with back pain.