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Resource Guides

I have compiled a number of different resource guides to support you and your emotional wellbeing.

To download, print or save these guides click on the links below:

Sleep Hygiene guideA guide with suggestions to improve your sleep

The Laundry List14 Traits of an adult child of an alcoholic 

Healing PlacesA list of healing outside locations.

Three minute breathing space – Use the three-minute breathing space in moments of stress, and when having troubled thoughts or feelings. This will help you to step out of automatic pilot and reconnect with the present, and your inner wisdom. This process feels a bit like an hour glass 


This information is intended to support your emotional and mental wellbeing, and is not intended to replace any medical treatment or intervention. If you have persistent symptoms of emotional distress or are in crisis, please contact your GP, medical practitioner or emergency services. Guides are not intended for people displaying psychotic symptoms or those with severe mental health issues. 

Further Links

For specialised areas of support, see information below:

Al-AnonFor families and friends of alcoholics

020 7403 0888
AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) 0845 769 7555
Anti-depressant Skills Workbook The Antidepressant Skills Workbook (ASW) gives an overview of depression and explains how it can be effectively managed giving a step-by-step guide to changing patterns that trigger depression.
In this self-care guide, cognitive and behavioural methods have been used to help make important changes in thinking and actions which support breaking out from depression, making it less likely to recur. These methods can be used in combination with depression treatments, increasing their effectiveness.
BEAT – beating eating disorders

Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders
Centre for Clinical Interventions CCI – Psychotherapy, Research and Training.

The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) is a specialist state-wide program that is administered through North Metropolitan Health Services in Western Australia. They offer a clinical service for adults suffering from anxiety, mood and eating disorders. CCI have also developed a number of free online resources for consumers, mental health practitioners and doctors.
Chinese Information and Advice Centre08453 131868
Cruse Bereavement careNational Bereavement care helpline
Living life to the full- helping you to help yourself

This course has been developed by a Psychiatrist who has used Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help people in their everyday lives.
Drugs Information 0300 123 6600
Everyman helplineCounselling for men who are worried about their anger, aggression or violence

020 7263 8884
Gamblers Anonymous
Gam-anonFor friends and families of gamblers
The HavensSpecialist centres for men and women who have experienced sexual violence.

020 3312 1101
Hidden Hurt Domestic Abuse information

0808 2000 247
Jewish Women’s Aid Helpline0808 801 0500
Mankind InitiativeSupport for men being abused and support for female abusers

01823 334 244
MINDInformation and advice around mental health

0300 123 3393
Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic WorldA practical guide to reducing stress, anxiety and restoring wellbeing.
Mindfulness in Plain English This book is based on Vipassana meditation practice. It is a practical meditation manual with a step-by-step guide to Insight meditation.
Narcotics Anonymous UK helpline –

0300 999 1212
NafsiyatIntercultural Therapy

020 7263 6947
National Child Protection Helpline (NSPCC) This is a free, confidential service for anyone concerned about children at risk, including children themselves. The service offers counselling, information and advice.

0800 800 500
Newham Asian Women’s Project020 8472 0528
No More Panic

This site provides valuable information for sufferers and carers of people with Panic, Anxiety, Phobias and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD).
Online Self-Help Book This online self-help book provides the reader with psychological tools they can learn and practice.
Overeaters Anonymous07000 784985
Panic Attack Prevention ProgrammeFree online panic attack course
Psychology and Self-help forum-Uncommon Knowledge A forum that enables members to post discussion topics or issues and/personal related issues. Threads are answered by uncommon knowledge staff.
Samaritans24 hour listening

London – 020 7734 2800
National – 08457 909 090
SLAA (sex and love addicts anonymous)
SOBSSupport for survivors of bereavement by suicide

0300 111 5065
Southall Black Sisters020 8571 9595
Helpline – 020 8571 0800
Terence Higgins TrustAdvice and information on HIV/AIDS

0808 802 1221
Victim supportAdvice and emotional support for victims of crime

0845 3030 900

The organisations and agencies listed on this page are not personal recommendations. Although great effort has been made to verify the authenticity of these links, they can not be guaranteed


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