Resource library

Search our resources library for self help guides, patient information leaflets, mental health and wellbeing information that you may find useful.

  • Feeling overwhelmed? Helping you stay safe

    Information by Royal College of Psychiatrists about staying safe. We all want to make sure that you know what help you can get to stay safe and how you can get it. We know that you may feel completely helpless - we’re just glad that you have taken the time to read this. In spite of feeling that you have no control over your life, there may be some things that you – and other people - can do to make things better. There will be people who really do want to help. You may know them already, like your family and friends, or they may be professionals who you have not met yet.

  • First Step

    Information about how to get help from North Cumbria First Step service which offers support to people living in North Cumbria who are struggling with low mood, stress, anxiety and coping with difficult times.

  • Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (North East and North Cumbria) – patient and referrer information

    The Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (North East and North Cumbria) is a joint partnership between Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. The service delivers forensic consultation, assessment and in some instances specialist intervention and treatment across the area to young people up to the age of 18 years with both forensic mental health and complex non-forensic mental health need. This information aims to provide referrers with information about what they can expect from them and how to make a referral.

  • Forensic Community Team (North East and Cumbria) – Service leaflet and referral form

    Leaflet about the Forensic Community Team who is there to reduce the risks to others posed by individuals with a significant mental illness. This includes those who have been assessed as posing risk of harm and require further assessment, this includes ongoing psychiatric assessment, formulation and treatment. This information aims to provide referrers with information about what they can expect from them and how to make a referral.

  • Forensic Learning Disabilities Community Transition Team

    Leaflet about the Forensic Learning Disability Community Transitions Team (CTT). The team will help to develop a plan for when you leave hospital, The team will get to know you and support you while you are still in hospital.