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The Library Health and Well-Being Collection for staff

The Library has a new health and well-being collection for staff with a range of self-help books covering all aspects of staying healthy. Each topic links to a list of books covering that subject. Topics covered in the collection include: 

Addiction|   Alcohol|   Anxiety|


Dementia|   Depression|   Diabetes|

Eating Disorders|

Fiction and Poetry|


Healthy Eating|

Heart Disease|


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder|

Pain and Fatigue|   Panic|   Personal Accounts and Memoirs|   Post-natal Depression|


Seasonal Affective Disorder|   Self-Esteem and Confidence|   Self-harm|  Sleep Problems|  Smoking|  Stress|  Stroke|



Supporting Patients 
This self-help collection is aimed at supporting NHS staff, but it is also to raise awareness amongst healthcare staff that similar collections are available to their patients and members of the public through the Cumbria Public Library service in the form of their Well Read collections (i.e. Well Being, and Well Body, etc.).
For more details about the public collection go to:|

Support for staff:
An Employee Assistance Programme is available to all staff. This is a 24/7 free confidential counselling ,information, signposting and support service.
Tel. 0800 3 58 48 58
Information on a wide range of health and wellbeing issues is also available online at / vclub. (Ask Occupational Health of library staff for Trust logon details).

First Step provides a wide range of evidence-based therapies and information about other areas of well-being|