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Readable and well-researched information for the public.

The Young Mind: an essential guide for parents, teachers and young adults. Order your discount copy from us - 20% off

The Young Minds
Factsheets and Leaflets Leaflets

Materials for younger children

Reading Lights Comic books for 4-7 year olds and their teachers and parents: 4 colour books that address what it is like to be different, and provide a framework for parents, social workers & teachers to support children

Materials for older children

Bipolar disorder (manic depression)
Caring for a parent with mental illness: DVD
Cannabis and mental health
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Coping with stress
Drugs and alcohol
Exercise and mental health
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
Problem gambling
When bad things happen
Who's who in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Worries about weight and eating problems
Worries and anxiety

HEADstuff : illustrated leaflet challenging young people's attitudes towards mental illness

Materials for parents, carers and anyone who works with young people

Surviving Adolescence : toolkit for parents: leaflet for parents who may be worried about their adolescent child
Checklist for parents of children with mental health problems
Cannabis and mental health: looks at the research on the effects of cannabis use
Emotional support for young carers: report produced by the Children's Society Young Carers Initiative and the Princess Royal Trust for Carers

The following leaflets are from the Mental Health & Growing Up series:

The restless and excitable young child
Good parenting
Dealing with tantrums
Behavioural problems and conduct disorder
ADHD and hyperkinetic disorder
Stimulant medication for hyperkinetic disorder and ADHD
Sleep problems in childhood and adolescence
Children who soil or wet themselves
The child with general learning disability
Specific learning difficulties
Understanding autism and Asperger's syndrome
Worries and anxieties - helping children to cope
Divorce or separation of parents - the impact on children and adolescents
Death in the family - helping children to cope
Parental mental illness - the problems for children
Domestic violence - its effects on children
The emotional cost of bullying
Child abuse and neglect - the emotional effects
Traumatic stress in children - how parents can help
Bipolar affective disorder (manic depression)
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Eating disorders in young people
Self-harm in young people
Chronic physical illnesses: the effects on mental health
Medically unexplained physical symptoms
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): helping your child to get better
Alcohol and drugs: what parents need to know
Who's who in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Changing minds: Mental Health: what it is, what to do and where to go: CD-ROM about mental health, for young people. For use by teachers as part of the PSHE curriculum (key stages 3 & 4).
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