Books on Referral

Description: Books on referral is a term used to describe the referral of individuals to specific self-help books to enable them to better manage and understand psychological issues. The self help books consists of a core collection of 30 books that employ cognitive behavioural therapy principles for common mental health conditions and were written and selected by health professionals. General or mental health practitioners make a referral for a book borrowed “on prescription” from a local public library. These books can also be accessed through self-referral.

Alternative Terms: BibliotherapySC, books on prescriptionHC, reading on prescription

Connected Terms: Blue referral, community assets, Community & Voluntary Sector Organisations, creative referral, education on referral, exercise referral, green referral, nature-based interventions, referral, signposting & active signposting, social prescribing pathway, social prescribing practitioner, welfare support referral, wellbeing.

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