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Understanding mental health problems

Mental health can be a confusing subject...

If you are suffering from a mental health problem, have a friend or family member that you are concerned about or are simply interested to find out more about mental health issues, this page contains links to a wide range of information, factsheets and leaflets.

MINDRethink Mental Illness and the Royal College of Psychiatrists provide a lot of useful information on a wide variety of mental health problems. Click the buttons to visit their resource pages.

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Information factsheets and leaflets on a wide variety of mental health issues, treatments and interventions can be obtained from from MIND, Rethink Mental illness the Royal College of Psychiatrists. 

For links to some specific mental health subjects, downloadable leaflets and factsheets, see the list below.

SubjectWeb Link
Antidepressants Royal College of Psychiatry
Anxiety www.anxietyuk.org.uk
Bipolar Affective Disorder Royal College of Psychiatry
Children, Young People and Mental Health   www.youngminds.org.uk
Royal College of Psychiastry
Rethink
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Royal College of Psychiatry
Dementia  www.dementiauk.org
www.alzheimers.org.uk
Depression Royal College of Psychiatry
Eating Disorders www.b-eat.co.uk
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder MIND
Personality Disorder MIND
Phobias MIND
Post Natal Depression Royal College of Psychiatry
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Royal College of Psychiatry
Schizophrenia Royal College of Psychiatry
Self-Harm  National Self Harm Network
Royal College of Psychiatry
Social Phobia Royal College of Psychiatry
Substance Abuse and Mental Illness  MIND
Talking Treatment/Therapies  MIND
Royal College of Psychiatry
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