Further Information

The following selection of information leaflets available to order for a small charge from the Royal College of Psychiatrists provides further initial information on some of the most common mental health conditions. Please click through to the relevant links.


ADHD in adults

Alcohol and Drugs

Alcohol & Drugs — What parents need to know

Alcohol and depression

Alcohol and older people

Drugs & Alcohol: Information for young people

Cannabis and mental health: Information for young people

Anxiety & Phobias

Anxiety, panic & phobias

Coping after a traumatic event

Traumatic stress in children: Information for parents and carers

Worries and anxieties – helping children to cope

Worries and anxieties: Information for young people



Death in the family – helping children to cope

Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)

Bipolar disorder – information for young people

Bipolar disorder – information for parents, carers and people working with young people


Memory problems and dementia



Depression and men

Depression in children and young people

Alcohol & depression

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Eating Disorders

Anorexia and bulimia

Eating well & mental health

Eating disorders in young people: Information for parents and carers

Worries about weight – information for young people


Problem gambling

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Information for young people

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in children & young people: Information for parent and carers

Perinatal OCD

Perinatal OCD: Information for carers

Personality Disorders

Personality disorder


Shyness and social phobia

Physical Illness

Coping with a physical illness

Chronic physical illnesses — the effects on mental health: Information for parents and carers

Complementary & alternatives medicines for mental health problems 

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Helping your child to get better

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Coping after a traumatic event



Psychosis: Information for young people

Psychosis information: Information for parents and carers

Postpartum psychosis: Information for carers

Antipsychotics in pregnancy and breastfeeding



Depot medication

Schizophrenia: Information for parents and carers

Schizophrenia: Information for young people

Self Harm

Self harm

Self harm in young people: Information for parents and carers

Sleep Problems

Sleeping well

Sleep problems in childhood and adolescence: Information for parents and carers


When a parent has a mental illness...

Parental mental illness: The impact on children and adolescents

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