Distress to De-stress Audio Relaxation Collection
01 Controlled breathing - Learn to breathe and relax
02 Seated relaxation – A short seated relaxation
03 Body tension – Learn to relax the body
04 Deep relaxation – For muscle relaxation
05 Woodland guided fantasy – A relaxing visualisation
06 Helping yourself sleep – Prepare for restful sleep
Self Help Guides
These self help guides have been produced in Manchester by the Health & Wellbeing Service in Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust.
Improve Your Mood - A guide to managing low mood and depression
From Distress to De-stress - a guide to to dealing with the physical effects of stress and anxiety
Unwind Your Mind - A guide to managing anxiety and worry, especially anxious thoughts
Work and Mental Health - A guide to managing work whilst you have a mental health problem
Sleep Well - A guide to how you can get a better nights sleep
Build Yourself Up - A guide to building your self esteem
Personality Disorders - A guide to understanding and managing Personality Disorder
Mental Health & Long Term Conditions - For people with a health problem like diabetes or coronary heart disease who want to know more about looking after their mental wellbeing
A Guide to Dementia - Information for people with dementia and their carers
Mental Wellbeing in Pregnancy - Includes how you can look after your emotional wellbeing in pregnancy and what help is available
Physical Activity and Mood - A practical guide for people wanting to take up some physical activity as a way of improving their mental health and general mood
Food and Mood - A guide to how diet can help your mental health
NTW Self Help - mental health self guides and health information available from Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Beyond sadness - leaflet about both the emotional and physical symptoms of depression. Available in 12 different languages
The Royal College of Psychiatrists provide factsheets about a range of mental health problems including those affecting children and young people, lots in othe rlanguage
Five Areas Booklets: Four free online booklets to help you to recognise what's going on for you and get in control of thoughts and feelings.
Manchester Mental Health Services Information
Help! A snapshot of where to go for mental health support in Manchester.
Counselling Services in Manchester: a list of free or low cost counselling services in Manchester. We advise that you check individual services for more details on cost.
Out of Your Head Guides for people who use drugs and have experienced mental illness: