Mental health and wellbeing

Our libraries stock a selection of recommended self-help books.

Reading Well: Books on Prescription is a national scheme. GPs and other health professionals can recommend a book from a range of self-help books which have proven value in helping people who suffer from common mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, anger and panic attacks.

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Recommended books