Books on Prescription
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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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- 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.
Feel the fear and do it anywayhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39474/Feel-the-fear-and-do-it-anyway
A book of advice on how to cope with fear of various kinds of experience, such as public speaking, self-assertion, decision-making, intimacy, being alone, agein...
Overcoming anxiety - a five areas approachhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39475/Overcoming-anxiety-a-five-areas-approach
Overcoming anxiety is divided into workbooks that are designed to help those experiencing mild/moderate levels of anxiety/panic. The workbooks are clearly writt...
Overcoming panic - a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniqueshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39476/Overcoming-panic-a-self-help-guide-using-cognitive-behavioural-techniques
This book has been developed as a self-help guide for overcoming and preventing panic attacks and associated agoraphobia. The step-by-step management programme ...
Overcoming social anxiety and shyness - a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniqueshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39477/Overcoming-social-anxiety-and-shyness-a-self-help-guide-using-cognitive-behavioural-techniques
Is a self-help manual which explains why it happens and sets out practical methods of resolving it. This guide is for those who suffer from all degrees of socia...
Overcoming anxiety - a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniqueshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39478/Overcoming-anxiety-a-self-help-guide-using-cognitive-behavioural-techniques
This book explains why anxiety is a major problem for some people and not for others. It describes the various types of anxiety, including panic attacks and pho...
Anxiety UK - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39479/Anxiety-UK-Website
Anxiety UK is a national registered charity (Number 1113403) formed 40 years ago by a sufferer of agoraphobia for those affected by anxiety disorders.
Living Life to the Full - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39480/Living-Life-to-the-Full-Website
The Living Life to the Full course is a life skills course that aims to provide access to high quality, practical and user-friendly training in life skills.
Phobics Society - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39481/Phobics-Society-Website
This website is made by a few individuals who felt that there was a need for better overall understanding of phobias and healthcare across the country.
Mental Help - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39482/Mental-Help-Website
The Mental Help Net website exists to promote mental health and wellness education and advocacy.