What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – a guide for young people
A guide for young people to help you understand more about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
What is eye movement desensitisation reprocessing (EMDR)?
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) was developed in 1987 to help people overcome the effects of psychological trauma. Trauma is defined as something that happened that still affects you today.
What is integrated psychological therapy?
Integrated psychological therapy is a time-limited, focused, talking therapy. Using a range of psychological approaches, the therapist and client work together to identify and understand the problems they are experiencing.
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy is a treatment and a profession. Occupational therapists are interested in how people live their lives. They help people to become as able as possible wherever they live, and whatever health issues they may have. Occupational therapists use ‘doing’ as the therapy. They think with you about all areas of your life; any […]
What is Trauma – Information for children
Sometimes bad things can happen and this can make us feel scared and unsafe. We can be left feeling scared and unsafe for a while and sometimes we think about these things for a long time afterwards, we may even have nightmares. These bad things can be called traumatic experiences
What is voting – easy read
If you are over 18 years old you may be able to vote. You must register to vote in order to vote! The people that run the country are called politicians. Politicians are elected and are usually part of a political party who agree on how the country should be run. They are also known as Members of Parliament (MP). Politicians are able […]
Why are the doors locked – easy read
When you are admitted to inpatient services a member of staff will discuss locked doors with you. This information will tell you: why doors are locked which doors may be locked Why are the doors locked? Doors are locked to keep you and others safe If you need a door to be unlocked, ask a […]