Supporting someone 18 or over

Additional Reading

Here are some additional reading options that you may wish to review.

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Suicidal thoughts

General help

Specific scenarios (Anxiety etc)


Recommended books

For more information about particular scenarios such as anxiety, stress, anger, loneliness and more click either of the two NHS links or the Young Minds, Mind or Stem4 links below.

Self Help Guides produced by Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust Titles cover a range of mental health issues.

Click the image or link above to go through to the website, then  select the relevant guide and then select ‘leaflet’. 

And here is some specific reading material for different situations. 



We would always urge you to encourage them to talk to someone – it’s ‘Why Talking Fixes’. Please tell them that talking with someone who is there to support them can guide them most effectively to positive solutions and positive outcomes.  

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For great advice (from Childline) on covering

your tracks, click  ‘ Cover tracks ‘ button


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Important information

Just need to let you know that all materials referenced below are to help you to help someone and that Will Garvey Trust Foundation cannot be responsible for their content or use. Here we provide links (signposts) for you, for example to other websites, videos and podcasts provided by other organisations and groups. Please use the information and resources responsibly and review any policies or disclaimers applicable at the referenced sites.