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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- email@example.com (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.
OCD Action - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39494/OCD-Action-Website
We're here to make a lasting difference to anyone affected by OCD.
Overcoming panic - a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniqueshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39495/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 ...
Panic Attacks - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39496/Panic-Attacks-Website
Welcome to panic-attacks.co.uk - the free panic disorder and panic attacks program.
No Panic - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39497/No-Panic-Website
No Panic is a registered charity which helps people who suffer from Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders i...
Overcoming mood swings - a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniqueshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39498/Overcoming-mood-swings-a-self-help-guide-using-cognitive-behavioural-techniques
This self-help manual for those who have experienced mood swings gives details on tried and tested techniques that will help people identify and manage their mo...
Overcoming paranoid & suspicious thoughts a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniqueshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39499/Overcoming-paranoid-suspicious-thoughts-a-self-help-guide-using-cognitive-behavioural-techniques
A self help guide. By Daniel Freeman
Think you're crazy? think again - a resource book for cognitive therapy for psychosishttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39500/Think-you-re-crazy-think-again-a-resource-book-for-cognitive-therapy-for-psychosis
Designed by experts in the field, this is a step-by-step programme that can be used alongside the therapy process, or as a self help guide for individuals exper...
An unquiet mind - a memoir of moods and madnesshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39501/An-unquiet-mind-a-memoir-of-moods-and-madness
In this book, a world authority on manic-depression reveals her own struggle since girlhood with this cruel disease. She describes how she mastered it and how i...
Rethink - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39502/Rethink-Website
Since 1972 we have been challenging attitudes and changing lives, helping people living with conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disord...
Hearing Voices Network - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39503/Hearing-Voices-Network-Website
If you hear voices HVN can help - we are committed to helping people who hear voices. Our reputation is growing as the limitations of a solely medical approach ...