Self-Help Access in Routine Primary-care

Helpful websites


Be Mindful


Many people find it hard to cope with the pressures of modern living. Mindfulness uses techniques like meditation, breathing and yoga to help us cope more effectively. This website offers practical help and information about developing mindfulness.

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Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI)


Another Australian site that offers a wide range of downloadable resources for patients and health professionals including handouts, workbooks and full self-help programmes

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NHS Choices - Mental Health


This NHS site offers a lot of information about mental health issues and the services that exist to tackle them in this country.

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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy


Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is designed to help people who suffer repeated bouts of depression and chronic unhappiness. It combines the ideas of cognitive therapy with meditative practices and attitudes based on mindfulness.

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NHS - Self Help Guides


The self help guides listed are available to download in several formats - these include:- A4, A5, large print, easy read and a small text version for GP's. You can also listen to the guides, as well as download MP3 audio copies of the guides by clicking the relevant leaflet in the bookcase.Translated versions of the guides and sign language videos of the guides are available from the menu at the top of the bookcase. They were developed by the Newcastle, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.

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