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Self Help

Community Living Well understands that everyone is different and so here you will find a wide variety of resources that you can use to help your recovery journey.

Self Help leaflets and resources

Look here to find helpful guide books and online resources to improve your health and wellbeing.

Produced by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust. Titles cover a range of mental health issues.
Self-Help Guides

Mind

Information leaflets and support on mental health problems
Mind

Good Thinking

A website bringing together useful resources focused on improving wellbeing. The Good Thinking service is supported by the NHS and Public Health England and aims to support Londoners to better manage and maintain their wellbeing in ways that suit them.
Good Thinking

Reading Well

The Reading Well service helps users to understand and manage their health and wellbeing using self-help reading. The scheme is endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries.
Reading Well

Information Directories

If you’re looking for a specific organisation or activities, have a look at these useful directories.

Mental Health Information Directory

This resource directory has been designed as a “one stop portal” to help individuals and professionals locate services and resources which promote and support mental health and wellbeing.
Mental Health Information Directory

Kensington and Chelsea Social Council

Kensington and Chelsea Social Council is the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s recognised voluntary sector ‘infrastructure’ organisation. Here you can search for voluntary and community organisations working locally.
Kensington and Chelsea Social Council

People First

An easy-to-use source of information, ideas and services to help maintain independence and well-being. Aimed at the older adult population, people living with disabilities of whatever kind, and those who look after others.
People First

Online Forums

These online forums are great places for those who have busy schedules or who can’t get out and about. Chat to others who understand how you feel or get help from a therapist online.

Friends in Need

Friends in Need is a way for people affected by depression to meet online and in their local area. It’s free to join and a great way to share support.
Friends in Need

Elefriends

Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard.
Elefriends

Big White Wall

A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by trained professionals.
Big White Wall

How we can help