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Helpful Links

This section contains telephone numbers and links to other organisations websites who may be able to provide you with additional support.

Self-Help Resources

Books on Prescription

Don't be fooled by the title, you don't actually need a prescription for these books! This is simply a list of books recommended by health professionals and people with personal experience of mental health conditions.

The list includes:

  • Books explaining mental health treatments, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness.
  • Autobiographies written by people sharing their personal experiences of mental health.
  • Self-help books teaching ways to improve your mental health

Click here to browse the list of mental health Books on Prescription.

You can get any of these books from your local library in person, and some are available as e-books. If you're not yet a member, you can join Hampshire Libraries online and start to borrow e-books straight away.

NHS Every Mind Matters

A resource from the NHS with tools for understanding your mental wellbeing, and simple and practical advice to help you get more out of life.

Get started with their short quiz to get your mind plan.

This resource is now tailored for the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Find more mental health resources at nhs.uk.

 

Sources of Support

Mind Wellbeing Centres

Wellbeing centres are friendly and welcoming places with an informal atmosphere, offering you the opportunity to meet others with similar experiences.

Services can include:

  • Peer-support groups and social activities
  • 1-1 emotional support
  • Classes and courses to improve your skills and achieve your goals

There are wellbeing centres run by local Minds across Hampshire:

Download a full list of Hampshire Wellbeing Services here (Updated Nov 2020)

Recovery College

Recovery Colleges offer classes and courses that aim to help you understand and manage your mental wellbeing.

Topics can include:

  • Short classes introducing you to recovery and self-management
  • Classes on managing your wellbeing
  • Courses on communication skills, assertiveness and self-belief

Click here to explore the Hampshire Recovery College prospectus and enrol online.

italk patients and their carers are eligible to attend courses free of charge for up to 2 years after using our service.

 

Finding Services

Connect to Support Hampshire

A local directory of community services available for adults in Hampshire. The directory includes health and social care, transport, training and employment services.

Visit the Connect to Support Hampshire directory.

Find a Helpline

The Helplines Partnership offers a directory of hundreds of local and national charity helplines covering topics from health and wellbeing, to finance, employment and housing.

Visit the Helplines Partnership website to find a helpline.

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