Useful Information & Downloads
BIG in Poetry: Experiences in Mental Health
Other Support & Websites
Other Local Support
Free phone: 116 123
Telephone: 0161 763 4867
Benefits & Work
Independent and accurate information about how to claim and keep your benefits is vitally important.
Benefits and Work, was launched in 2002 to provide just such information.
Campaign against living miserably
Centre for Clinical Interventions
Clinical Knowledge Summaries NHS
www.cks.nhs.uk/home or Type in google “CKS NHS”
- Click on the left hand column “mental health”
The CPN is a network primarily for psychiatrists, psychiatric trainees and medical students with an interest in psychiatry.
Get Self Help
CBT self help and therapy resources.
For people who hear voices, see visions or have other unusual perceptions.
Mental Health Foundation
Map of Medicine
www.mapofmedicine.com or Type into google: “map of medicine”
At the middle of the page on the right hand side click on the pink link that says: “Access the Map now”
Click on the left box “Browse care maps by area”
Click on the option “Mental Health”
Follow the link that is of your interest e.g. anxiety disorders
Once you have reached your desired topic click on the i (information button)
From this website you can find information on:
- Initial assessment (what doctors should ask you, what doctors should do, see if you are getting the right care)
- Risk assessment
www.moodtracker.com or Type into google “mood tracker”
This website is good for depression and bi polar to track moods.
- This has a “mood chart”
- Has alert switches that will remind you to take medication and to fill a mood chart.
- The website also has a section for “caregivers” to tell the carer if there are any risk signs etc.
NHS Decision Aid
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk or Type into google: “NHS decision aid”
Click on “check your symptoms” . Here you will find help to make a decision regarding treatmnet
www.nice.org.uk or Type in google “NICE guidelines”
- This stands for National Institute for Clinical Excellence and explains policies of how patients should be treated
www.patient.co.uk or Type in google “patient.co.uk”
- This website will provide information on medication and its side effects.
A community of people of good will, supporting mental health recovery and well being.
Rethink Mental Illness help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes, changing lives.
Royal College of Psychiatrists
SRN is a non-profit organisation working in Scotland and beyond. Our aim is to promote and support recovery from mental health problems. We act as a catalyst for change by sharing ideas and practice, improving outcomes at all levels.