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Reading Well is a scheme managed by The Reading Agency to help people manage their health and wellbeing using helpful reading.

 

The books from the mental health booklist are listed on this page.

 

See the section on Young People on this page for details of Reading Well titles for 13-18 year olds.

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Coastal West Sussex Mind provide services to support young people, adults, older adults, carers and families affected by mental health problems.

 

The Richmond Fellowship provides a range of mental health support services, including residential, community and employment.

 

 

Sussex Oakleaf provide a range of support services to people with mental health needs, those with a personality disorder and individuals at risk of homelessness.

 

 

Time to Talk are a team of trained and supervised, psychological therapists offer talking therapies in GP surgeries or community venues within the West Sussex area.

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We have a wide range of books on different mental health conditions, wellbeing, keeping well and caring for people.

 

The books below are from the 2018 Reading Well for mental health booklist and are stocked in West Sussex Libraries. Click on any title to search the catalogue.

1509824464
Author: Rentzenbrink, Cathy
Year: 2017
Format: Paperback
Class no: 155.937
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9781509824465
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1780332017
Author: Myles, Pamela
Author: Shafran, Roz
Year: 2015
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.891425
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 9781780332017
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1849017123
Author: Law, Roslyn
Year: 2013
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.8527
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 9781849017121
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184709368X
Author: Gournay, Professor Kevin
Year: 2015
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.85223
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
ISBN: 9781847093684, 184709368X
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184901129X
Author: Scott, Jan
Year: 2010
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.8527
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 9781849011297, 184901129X
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XX00407882
Author: Sagan, Olivia
Author: Withey, James
Year: 2017
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.8527
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
ISBN: 9781785921834
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1849053359
Author: Kauffmann, Judy Carole
Author: Jordan, Mary
Year: 2013
Format: Paperback
Class no: 155.937
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781849053358
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XX00068619
Author: Johnstone, Matthew
Year: 2007
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.8527
Publisher: Constable and Robinson
ISBN: 9781845295899
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0091939690
Author: Challacombe, Fiona
Author: Oldfield, Victoria Bream
Author: Salkovskis, Paul
Year: 2011
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.85227
Publisher: Vermilion
ISBN: 9780091939694
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1782116826
Author: Haig, Matt
Year: 2015
Format: Paperback
Class no: 158.1
Publisher: Canongate
ISBN: 9781782116820, 1782116826
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Reading Well for young people Reading Well for young people

Shelf Help is The Reading Agency's Reading Well booklist for young people. All the books are available in West Sussex libraries. Search online for any or the titles.

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