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We have collected a list of resources that you may find useful. Below are a range of websites, books and self-help guides. Please note that theses resources are created by external agencies. 


If you or your child are feeling overwhelmed and unsafe please use some of the crisis services below:


If you are in crisis or unsafe visit A&E – call 999 if you need an ambulance

  • Family Lives: information and advice on parenting, emotional wellbeing and bullying.

  • YoungMinds 

  • B-eat: for help relating to eating disorders.

  • Overcoming Anxiety: A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques by Helen Kennerley (2014)

  • Helping you child with fears and worries: a self-help guide for parents by Cathy Creswell et al (2019).

  • OCD Action

  • Derisley, J., Heyman, I., & Robinson, S. (2008). Breaking Free from OCD: a CBT guide for young people and their families.

  • Wells, J., & Heyman, I. (2006). Touch and Go Joe: An Adolescent's Experiences of OCD.

  • Think Good, Feel Good by Paul Stallard (2018)

Mobile apps:

  • ThinkNinja: designed for 10 to 18 year olds to learn about mental health and emotional wellbeing, and develop skills they can use to build resilience and stay well.

  • Thrive: a game based app to manage stress and anxiety


Mobile apps:

  • Face-It: designed for young people with autism and their families with game designed for young people to practice recognising emotions. 

  • Autistica Molehill Mountain to help autistic people understand and self-manage anxiety. Get evidence-based daily tips to understand more about anxiety.

  • Tourette's Action UK

  • Tic Disorders: A Guide for Parents and Professionals (Uttom Chowdhury & Tara Murphy)

  • The Tourette's Survival Kit: Tools for Young Adults with Tics (Tara Murphy & Damon Millar)

  • Adam Buehrens (1990), Hi I’m Adam a child’s story of Tourette Syndrome.  

  • McKinlay, D. (2009). Nix Your Tics! Eliminating Unwanted Tic Symptoms: A How-To Guide for Young People. 

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