Parenting Positively – Helping Teenagers To Cope With Death booklet

This booklet provides guidance to parents in helping their teenage children cope with the death of a loved one. Contents: Teenage reactions to death Parenting a bereaved teenager My teenager has been bereaved: What can I do to help? Frequently Asked Questions Finding Help Useful…


Calm Harm – Mobile App to manage self-harming

Calm Harm provides tasks that help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm and it’s completely private and password protected. What does it do? The four categories of tasks target the main reasons for why people self harm: Distract helps to combat the urge by…


A Self Help Guide to Controlling Anger booklet for adults

This 24-page booklet contains information and worksheets helping readers: Recognise whether they may be experiencing anger problems. Understand what anger is, what causes it and what keeps it going. Find ways to understand, manage or overcome their anger. Click here to view/download


Coping with self-harm: A Guide for Parents and Carers

The guide provides information for parents and families about self-harm and its causes and effects. It is based on current research on self-harm and on the interviews with parents whose children self-harmed. It contains quotes from them with advice for other parents as well as…


The Blue Polar Bear: Storybook about parental dual diagnosis

This beautifully illustrated book is for children 5-7 years. Its aim is to help workers, carers and parents to introduce the issues of parental dual diagnosis (mental illness and substance misuse), explore concerns and encourage positive coping and help-seeking behaviours. Click here to view/download


TF-CBT Triangle of Life – Mobile game app

This free app, which is based on Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, has been designed to support traumatised children (aged 8-12) to heal by helping them better understand their thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and move toward a better quality of life. During this novel game, the…


Lemons or Lemonade?: An Anger Workbook for Teens

This workbook is for young people 13 and older who express their anger in ways that harm others, themselves, animals, and personal property. The workbook is especially helpful for children who have experienced complex trauma and are hurt, angry, and bereft as a result. Adults…


When a parent is depressed – what kids want to know (Guide)

This brochure will help prepare parents or social workers to take the first step in discussing depression with their child/children they work with. It guides how to answer the following questions: What is depression? How does depression work? Why does my dad act the way…


When a parent has bipolar disorder – what kids want to know (Guide)

This brochure will help prepare parents or social workers to take the first step in discussing bipolar disorder with their child/children they work with. It guides how to answer the following questions: What is bipolar disorder? How does bipolar disorder work? Why does my dad…


My Feelings Activity Book For Children 3–6 Years Old

My Feelings Activity Book was created to help very young children identify their feelings and learn how to describe them. This book is intended to be read aloud to children by parents, caregivers, preschool teachers, clergy, social workers, therapists, or by any other helping professional….


How to support someone who feels suicidal booklet

This booklet explains how to support someone who feels suicidal, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support. Contents What are suicidal feelings? What causes suicidal feelings? What can I do to help? What should I do in…


How to cope with suicidal feelings booklet

This booklet explains why you may have suicidal feelings and provides some options to help you look forward and break the cycle of your negative thoughts. Contents What are suicidal feelings? Why do I feel suicidal? Where can I get support? How can I help myself cope right…


How to manage stress booklet

This booklet is for anyone who wants to learn how to manage stress. It explains what stress is, what might cause it and how it can affect you. It also includes information about ways you can help yourself and how to get support, as well as providing tips for friends…


How to cope with sleep problems booklet

This booklet is for anyone experiencing sleep problems in relation to their mental health, and for their friends, family and carers. It explains what sleep problems are, describes the relationship between sleep and mental health and gives suggestions about what you can do to try to improve your sleep. Contents What…


Understanding self-harm booklet

This booklet is for anyone who self-harms, and their friends and family. It explains what self-harm is, the reasons for it and how to go about making changes. It includes self-help ideas and information about other forms of support. Contents What is self-harm? Why do people harm themselves? How…


How to increase your self-esteem booklet

This booklet is for anyone who wants to increase their self-esteem. It is particularly relevant for people who feel that low self-esteem may be affecting their mental health or for people who have a mental health problem that is causing low self-esteem. It explains the causes of low self-esteem, suggests strategies…


Understanding schizophrenia booklet

This booklet explains what schizophrenia is, its causes and how it is treated. It also offers practical suggestions for self-help, and information for friends and family. Contents What is schizophrenia? What causes schizophrenia? What treatments are available? What support services are available? How can I help myself? What…


Understanding schizoaffective disorder booklet

This booklet is for people who have been given a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, and their friends and  relatives. It explains what the disorder is, and the types of treatment and support available. Contents What is schizoaffective disorder? How is schizoaffective disorder diagnosed? What causes schizoaffective disorder? What…


Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder booklet

This booklet is for anyone who experiences post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It explains what PTSD is and the different types of treatment available. It also suggests ways you can help yourself, and what friends and family can do to help. Contents What is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? What causes…


Understanding psychosis booklet

This booklet is for anyone who experiences or has experienced psychosis, and their friends and family. It explains what psychosis is, what may cause it and what might help. Contents What is psychosis? What are the effects of psychosis? How is psychosis diagnosed? What causes psychosis? What treatment…