Books on Prescription

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This joint scheme between C & I Trust and Camden libraries provides access to recommended, self-help books for people with mental health problems. The reading list provides a guide to the issues that are covered by the books, which include:

  • Anger management
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Gambling
  • Head Injury
  • Health Anxiety
  • IBS
  • Obsessions and compulsions
  • Pain
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Post-natal depression/ Motherhood
  • Problem Drinking
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Relationships
  • Self-esteem/self-confidence
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety/social phobia
  • Stress/worry


Hard copies of these resources are available in local libraries. Click here to find out about what books are available

Eligibility criteria


  • Camden resident

How to refer

Self-referral Patient Leaflet

No prescription needed. Books are on open shelves – users can go in and get a book the normal way. 

Please provide patient with the patient leaflet.

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