Mental Health: Books

Overcoming Mood Swings

Author: Jan Scott
A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques for understanding your mood swings and identifying problems to work on.

SOS Help for Emotions

Author: Lynn Clark, PhD
A book to help with managing anxiety, anger and depression and other unpleasant feelings applying SOS principles.

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Workbook

Author: Matthew McKay, Jeffrey C. Wood & Jeffrey Bantley
Practical DBT exercises for learning mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance. With step-by-step exercises for learning how to put the concepts to work to achieve real and lasting change.

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills, 101 Mindfulness Exercises and Other Fun Activities for Children and Adolescents: A Learning Supplement

Author: Riddoch & Eggers Huber Christensen
A range of activities that can be used with children and young people to each mindfulness skills.

Diary Drawings: Mental Illness & Me

Author: Bobby Baker
Mind's Book of the Year (2011) for its contribution to increasing understanding of mental health issues.

Wreck This Journal. The Imaginary World of               Finish This Book. This is Not a Book.

Author: Keri Smith
This range of books from Keri Smith provide a selection of creative activities that encourage children and young people to engage in activities to look after their mental health and wellbeing.