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The evidence against you
Author: McAllister, Gillian
1471173607
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Happy old me, how to live a long life and really enjoy it
Author: Davies, Hunter, 1936-
000824409X
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I was born for this
Author: Oseman, Alice
1785944045
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Gentleman Jack, the real Anne Lister
Author: Choma, Anne
Author: Merz, Stella
Author: Lister, Anne, 1791-1840
0751572306
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The stalker
Author: Gray, Alex
151008066X
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The house on Cold Hill
Author: James, Peter, 1948-
1472228383
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The one-in-a-million boy
Author: Wood, Monica
0349010188
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A woman of no importance, the untold story of WWII's most dangerous spy, Virginia Hall
Author: Purnell, Sonia
1473676398
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Outsider
Author: King, Stephen, 1947-
1408890046
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Circe
Author: Miller, Madeline

Reading Well Books on Prescription

Reading Well Books on Prescription provides self-help reading for adults for a range of common mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, phobias and some eating disorders.

Reading Well Books on Prescription helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using self-help reading. It is endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries. The books provide useful information to help you understand your condition as well as step-by-step strategies and techniques to make positive changes. All have been tried and tested and found to be useful by health professionals.

There is evidence from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) that self-help reading can help people with common mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression.

See the link below for a list of recommended books:

Reading Well Books on Prescription Reading List

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Reading Well for Mental Health

A new collection of books to help people with mental health needs is now available from Bexley Libraries. The 37 books in the collection were selected by health experts and people with mental health needs and cover issues such as anxiety, depression, bereavement, eating disorders, OCD, stress and phobias.

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The collection is part of the very successful Books on Prescription scheme delivered by The Reading Agency in partnership with the Society of Chief Librarians.

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Reading Well Books on Prescription for long term conditions

 
A new collection of books to help people living with long term conditions is now available from libraries. The 28 books in the collection were selected by health experts and those living with long term conditions and covers conditions such as diabetes, stroke, arthritis, heart disease and symptoms such as fatigue, pain and sleep problems.
 
 
The collection is part of the very successful Books on Prescription scheme delivered by The Reading Agency in partnership with the Society of Chief Librarians. 
 
 
                              

Reading Well Books on Prescription for Dementia

In January 2015 The Reading Agency launched Reading Well Books on Prescription for Dementia.. This collection recommends books that you might find helpful if you have dementia, are caring for someone with dementia or would like to find out more about the condition.

The books provide information and advice, support for living well, advice for relatives and carers and personal stories. They are endorsed by health professionals and many of the titles can be found in your local Bexley library.

See the link below for a list of recommended books:

Reading Well Books on Prescription Dementia reading list.

 

 


Shelf Help

Reading Well for young people recommends expert endorsed books about mental health, providing 13 to 18 year olds with advice and information about issues like anxiety, stress and OCD, and difficult experiences like bullying and exams.

The books have all been recommended by young people and health professionals, and are available to borrow for free from public libraries.

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