Websites and Books


Royal College of Psychiatrists

The Royal College of Psychiatrists provide a range of materials for mental health professionals and the public.

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK is a national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers.


Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP) is a network of women across the UK and further afield who have experienced postpartum psychosis.


NCMH is Wales’s first Biomedical Research Centre. It brings together world-leading researchers, healthcare professionals, patients and carers to improve our understanding of mental illness and improve diagnosis, treatment and support.


Bipolar Education Programme Cymru (BEPC) is an exciting new group education programme for people living in Wales, which aims to improve participants’ understanding of bipolar disorder and also aims to provide benefits in terms of quality of life and experience of symptoms.


Since 1972 Rethink have been challenging attitudes and changing lives, helping people living with conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorders and more to recover a better quality of life.


Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem

Depression Alliance

Depression Alliance bring people together to end the loneliness and isolation of depression. They also campaign to end the stigma of depression and to raise awareness of what it means to live with it.


Youthspace is a coordinated clinical, research and public health programme focused on youth mental health and is an initiative of the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust.


Become Your Own Bipolar Life Coach by Wendy Lavin (2012), Grosvenor House Publishing Ltd

Bipolar Disorder: The Essential Guide by Dan Roberts (2011), Need-2-Know

Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder by Cara Aiken (2010), Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Living with bipolar disorder by Neel Burton (2009), Sheldon Press

The A-Z Guide to Good Mental Health: You Don’t Have to Be Famous to Have Manic Depression by Jeremy Thomas and Tony Hughes (2008), Oneworld Publications

Bipolar Disorder — The Ultimate Guide by Sarah Owen and Amanda Saunders (2006), Michael Joseph Ltd