Shyness and social phobia

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists for anyone who finds shyness a problem, or who suffers from a social phobia. It may also be helpful for friends or family who want to be able to understand and help.

Shyness and social phobia

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists for anyone who finds shyness a problem, or who suffers from a social phobia. It may also be helpful for friends or family who want to be able to understand and help.

Self harm

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists for anyone who wants to know more about self-harm, particularly anyone who is harming themselves, or feels that they might. It may also be helpful for friends and families.

Structured Clinical Management

This leaflet includes information about Structured Clinical Management (SCM). SCM is a treatment for people who have personality difficulties. SCM has been found to be as effective as other treatments such as Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Mentalisation-Based Treatment (MBT) in helping people address their personality difficulties.

South of Tyne Initial Response Service

The Initial Response Service provides 24 hour access to mental health care, advice, support and treatment. By calling one telephone number 0303 123 1145, a member of the team will speak to you and discuss your current mental health needs.

Self help and support – how you can help yourself

This leaflet has been produces to provide information about self-help. It includes information about mental health and what you can do if you are worried about yours or another person's mental health.

Springrise – Patient Information Leaflet

Information for service users staying on springrise ward. Springrise is an assessment and treatment unit based at Hopewood Park, Sunderland. It includes information about what will happen when you arrive at springrise, what sort of things you can do at springrise, visiting times and the carers resource hub.

Service Users Forum – Walkergate Park

This leaflet has been produced by the Service Users' Forum at Walkergate Park. It includes information about what they do, who can join, and how they operate.

Section 17A – Community treatment order for Part 3 patients

This leaflet provides information for people who have a community treatment order under section 17A of the Mental Health Act. It explains why you are on a community treatment order, what a community treatment order is, what happens after you leave hospital, how long a community treatment order can last and what happens if you do not keep to the conditions. There is also information about appeals and tribunals.

Section 17A – Community treatment order for Part 2 patients

This leaflet provides information for people who have a community treatment order under section 17A of the Mental Health Act. It explains why you are on a community treatment order, what a community treatment order is, what happens after you leave hospital, how long a community treatment order can last and what happens if you do not keep to the conditions. There is also information about appeals and tribunals.

Section 58A – Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

This leaflet has been produced to provide information to patients who have been detained about electro-convulsive therapy(ECT). It explains what this is, if you can refuse ECT and information if you are under 18.

Sharing letters with service users – Information leaflet

This leaflet has been produced by NTW, it includes information about receiving copies of letters written by health professionals that are about yourself. It is to inform people of their rights to receiving copies of letters about them.