Psychological Wellbeing Service (IAPT) Resources

Please click on the titles below to see a list of the various documents we have available to you. These include our Service Leaflets in many other languages and guide books that will assist you in Self Help. 

Self Help Guides

The following leaflets have been produced by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. They include CBT techniques and are designed for people to be able to work through on their own, but they may be best used collaboratively with one of our Psychological Wellbeing Service therapists. Please click on the links below to open in a new window.

Coping with anger
Coping with anxiety
Coping with depression
Coping with panic
Coping with phobias
Coping with sleep difficulties
Coping with stress
Insight into anxiety
Insight into depression

Self Help Links

The websites below are for people who are interested in self help options. They offer information and self help materials including easy to read guides on common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. They also contain tips and strategies to improve mental health and wellbeing.
This site has a number of self-help guides covering a range of mental health issues produced by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.
This is another NHS website with self-help guides which can be downloaded.
Mood Juice is a site designed to offer information and advice to those experiencing troublesome thoughts, feelings and actions. From the site you are able to print off various self help guides covering conditions such as depression, anxiety, stress, panic and sleep problems.
The Moodscope website aims to help people with depression to manage their moods by tracking their moods and using a buddy support system.
MoodGYM is an interactive website which aims to reduce depression and anxiety symptoms and consists of five modules to work through. 
Living Life to the Full is a life skills course covering areas such as tackling difficult situations and building confidence. 
Offers a range of resources including information leaflets and workbooks.
This website gives information about the overcoming self-help books, offering courses of CBT in book form. There are more than 30 titles covering different emotional and psychological problems and the authors are among the leading mental health experts in their field.

Long Term Condition Leaflets

The Psychological Wellbeing Service provides psychological therapy that recognises the difficulties for some patients with long-term physical health conditions including COPD, diabetes and cardiac disease including heart failure. Leaflets for these specialised services are available below. Please click on these links to open the document in a new window.

Coronary Heart Disease - Integrated Service Leaflet
Coronary Heart Disease Leaflet
COPD & Chronic Lung Conditions - Integrated Service Leaflet
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Leaflet
Diabetes - Integrated Service Leaflet
Diabetes Leaflet

Support Groups and Chat Forums

A number of charities and services hold online chat forums to put you in touch with people that may be able to help, or who are experiencing similar problems:
A blog dedicated to offering advise on dealing with anxiety and depression.
A place where people can talk about mental health problems with others and trained advisors.
A site dedicated to helping people with obsessive compulsive disorder.  
A site dedicated to helping people with panic attacks.
A voluntry organisation that helps with those suffering with various mental health conditions.

Disclaimer: Whilst we suggest the above as helpful resources we cannot recommend or comment upon the quality of the suggested sites.  

Therapy worksheet

As a patient

As a patient, relative or carer using our services, sometimes you may need to turn to someone for help, advice, and support. 

Patient Advice and Liaison service  Contact the Trust