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Public and Service Users

Need to know where your local library is?

Please click on the links below to find out more about resources that are available to you in your local public library.

Need information to help you manage your condition?

There are a number of ways that both service users and the public can access health information and get help to manage your condition. This page provides details on what is available within Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust and the areas that it serves.

NTW Self-help leaflets

There are a range of self-help leaflets available that have been developed by NTW to help anyone who is experiencing mental health problems. 

Click here to view them.

NTW Patient Information Centres

There are two Patient Information Centres in NTW.

You can find out more about both services by clicking here

NTW Recovery Colleges

Recovery Colleges are a way to help people to feel understood and supported in their recovery from mental illness, substance misuse, trauma or distress. Or for people who want to maintain their wellbeing. 

All courses are developed and led by people who have experience of living with a mental health issue and using mental health services.

All courses are free.

To find out more click here.

Other Useful Links

Access To Research

You can now get access to published academic research papers through your local library. 
To find out more click here.

Reading Well

There are a number of books available from your public library to help people to understand and manage your health and wellbeing. The list of books is endorsed by health professionals.
To find out more click here.

There are also specific reading lists for people living with dementia and their family and carers.
To find out more click here.

NHS Choices Health Apps Library

For a list of NHS reviewed safe and trusted apps to help you manage your health click here.