Tag Archives: mental health

Shelf Help for Teens

During the month of April people across London have been reading the same book about riot and civil unrest as part of Cityread London. Ten Days by Gillian Slovo is about power play, racial tension, rioting and disorder: a perfect … Continue reading

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Stay Well This Winter!

We have blogged in the past about the ways that libraries are good for your health and wellbeing: increasing social and community cohesion with events and book groups, improving literacy and life skills, providing information about CV sessions, interview skills, … Continue reading

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Books on Prescription launch

The final Books on Prescription launch in Tri borough libraries took place on Wednesday 12 June at Shepherds Bush Library (SBL).  Speaking on behalf of his fellow councillors, Councillor Smith talked of Shepherds Bush Library being the ‘Jewel in the … Continue reading

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Reading Well Books on Prescription

What is Reading Well Books on Prescription?    Self-help books can help people understand and manage common conditions, including depression and anxiety. Individuals with mild to moderate mental health conditions often use self-help books as an early intervention or additional … Continue reading

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