Books offering support to people with mental health needs and their carers.
Self-help books for adults experiencing common mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety.
This year our 50 books list will focus on non-fiction. It will include recommendations from our borrowers, reflect the interests of the Savick Library team and, link to Lancashire health campaigns, digital learning and historic events.
This list of books may help you handle stress and feel good about yourself. Search #Read4Health on Twitter for more info.
This scheme offers people living with long term conditions and their carers high-quality book based information, support and advice on a range of conditions. It covers conditions such as diabetes, stroke and heart disease, as well as common symptoms such as fatigue, pain, wellbeing and sleep problems. Search #Read4Health on twitter for more info.
A list of books chosen by health professionals to help you manage your own and your family's health and wellbeing. Search #Read4Health on Twitter for more info.
Books and resources to help on managing stress levels, eating well and exercising for physical health, and mood boosting titles for positive mental health. Search #Read4Health on Twitter for more info.
Shelf Help is a list of books chosen by young people and health experts to help with difficult feelings and experiences that can affect a young person's wellbeing.
Our latest Reading Well 'Books on Prescription' scheme is to support people with dementia and their carers. The existing Reading Well 'Books on Prescription' programme, which already helps over 275,000 people with common mental health conditions feel better through self-help reading. The 25 titles on the booklist, which are available in libraries across Lancashire, have been recommended by health experts and people with lived experience of dementia. Search #Read4Health on Twitter for more info. The books are divided into four categories - Personal stories - Support for relatives and carers - Living well with dementia - Information and advice - and are listed here in that order