Resources we recommend


For a wide range of up to date information on well-being and mental health issues, including descriptions of mental health conditions; self-help information; drugs and treatments; caring for people with mental health issues; and other sources of information and support, go to the Mind website.

Self Help Tools

Offers a range of self-help information on common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, panic and low self-esteem. It has a CBT focus, and also explains that approach to therapy.

NHS Choices

The NHS Choices website has good quality information on a range of  mental health issues, as well as treatment options. It also includes helplines.

Ten Stress Busters

The ‘Ten Stress Busters’ page on the NHS Choices site has excellent tips for dealing with stress day to day.

You Tube help on depression





For people with depression
‘I had a black dog, his name was depression’: a short You Tube video by the World Health Organisation explaining the symptoms of depression.



For people living with people who have depression
‘Living with a Black Dog’ – a You Tube video for people living with people experiencing depression