On The Web
Centre for Mental Health – www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk
Working to improve the quality of life of those affected by mental ill health, focussing primarily on research and influencing policy. They place particular emphasis on employment and the criminal justice system
Maytree: A Sanctuary For The Suicidal – www.maytree.org.uk
A short stay in a safe residential setting where you can talk, reflect and rest – and restore hope. Maytree is a place where you will be heard, respected and accepted, without judgement and in confidence
Mental Health Forum – www.mentalhealthforum.net
Discussion forum about all aspects of mental health.
MIND – www.mind.org.uk
Provides advice and information on mental health.
Papyrus UK – www.papyrus-uk.org
A voluntary UK organisation committed to the prevention of young suicide and the promotion of mental health and emotional wellbeing. Includes Hopeline UK (a helpline providing support, information and advice)
Psychminded – www.psychminded.co.uk
For all who work in psychiatry, psychology and mental health.
Baker, B. (2010). Diary Drawings: Mental Illness and Me. Profile Books.
Bentall, R. (2011). A Straight-Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Diagnosis. PCCS Books.
Kilyon, J. and Smith, T. (2010). A Straight-Talking Introduction to Caring for Someone with Mental Health Problems. PCCS Books.
Moncrieff, J. (2010). A Straight-Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Drugs. PCCS Books.
Pilgrim, D. (2010). A Straight-Talking Introduction to Psychological Treatments for Mental Health Problems. PCCS Books.
Read, J. and Sanders, P. (2010). A Straight Talking Introduction to the Causes of Mental Health Problems. Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books.
Timimi, S. (2010). A Straight-Talking Introduction to Children’s Mental Health Problems. PCCS Books.