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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For more information contact either:
- 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.
Intervoice - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39504/Intervoice-Website
Working across the world to spread positive and hopeful messages about the experience of hearing voices. If you hear voices, know someone who does or want to fi...
Paranoid Thoughts - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39505/Paranoid-Thoughts-Website
This website is all about unfounded or excessive fears about others. Such fears may be referred to as 'paranoid thoughts' or 'paranoia'.
The Scottish Recovery Network - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39506/The-Scottish-Recovery-Network-Website
The Scottish Recovery Network (SRN) was formally launched in 2004 as an initiative designed to raise awareness of recovery from mental health problems.
Support in Mind Scotland - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39507/Support-in-Mind-Scotland-Website
Support in Mind Scotland works to improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people affected by serious mental illness. This includes those who are family mem...
Overcoming traumatic stress - A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniqueshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39508/Overcoming-traumatic-stress-A-self-help-guide-using-cognitive-behavioural-techniques
This self-help guide is aimed at people who have suffered acute trauma that has caused them ongoing distress. It outlines and explains the physical, cognitive a...
PTSD Alliance - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39509/PTSD-Alliance-Website
The Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Alliance is a group of professional and advocacy organizations that have joined forces to provide educational resources...
Mind over mood - change how you feel by changing the way you thinkhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39510/Mind-over-mood-change-how-you-feel-by-changing-the-way-you-think
Written by two clinical psychologists, this manual shows you how to improve your life using cognitive therapy. Step-by-step worksheets teach you specific skills...
Overcoming low self-esteem - a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniqueshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39511/Overcoming-low-self-esteem-a-self-help-guide-using-cognitive-behavioural-techniques
This book enables those with low self-esteem to understand their condition, and break the habit of thinking about themselves in negative ways by applying cognit...
Bipolar UK - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39512/Bipolar-UK-Website
Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and care...
Books on Prescription Onlinehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/29394/Books-on-Prescription-Online