Mental health and well-being – health promotion resources


Non-returnable resources, leaflets and posters are no longer available from this site.

If your role includes health promotion in East Sussex, you can find a range of high quality online, printable and hard copy health promotion resources, with live stock levels at Health Promotion Resources East Sussex

Loan items will continue to be displayed on these pages and the system will not be changing. Please continue to reserve in the usual way.

Health promotion leaflets and posters

Library resources - how to order

You need a special health promotion library card and PIN to reserve loans on our E-library (complete our registration form below). Once you have these, just click on the resources you’re interested in below, then click ‘Place reservation’. We’ll deliver them to the library where you’ve chosen to collect them.

Form – Health Promotion library card registration

Resources list

  • Boys own: supporting self-esteem and emotional resourcefulness
    Training pack for those working with boys and young men. (pack – Centre for HIV and Sexual Health, 2005)
  • Bullying!
    A2 colourful poster designed to encourage people to talk about bullying and how to deal with it. Ideal for classroom and school display. (poster – Prim-ed Publishing, 2007)
  • Fighting invisible tigers (2008)
    Offers proven techniques that teens can use to deal with stressful situations in any environment – at school, at home, or among friends. (book – Free Spirit, 2008)
  • Grief encounter
    Workbook to encourage conversations about death between children and adults. (book – Grief Encounter Project, 2008)
  • ‘Helping adolescents and adults to build self-esteem’ by Deborah Plummer
    Photocopiable activity sheets for use with individuals and groups, encouraging them to use existing skills and develop new approaches to build their confidence and feelings of self-worth. (book – Jessica Kingsley, 2005)
  • How does bullying make you feel?
    Colourful poster for classroom and school display to promote discussion about this topic and encourage a proactive, positive approach to dealing with bullying behaviour. (poster – Prim-ed Publishing, 2007)
  • If you are being bullied
    Colourful poster asking what you can do if you’re being bullied. For classroom and school display to promote discussion about this topic and encourage a proactive, positive approach to dealing with bullying behaviour. (poster – Prim-ed Publishing, 2007)
  • Mental health
    Three short films aimed at developing understanding of causes, symptoms and treatments of depression and anxiety in young people. (DVD – Channel 4 Learning, 2006)
  • Notes to self
    Provides young people with ways to help keep themselves emotionally healthy, seeking help and supporting others, and to challenge stigma around mental health issues. (DVD – CatcherMedia Ltd, 2009)
  • Out in school
    Talking about sexual orientation and challenging homophobia across the Key Stage 4 curriculum. (teaching pack with CD-ROM – Terrence Higgins Trust, 2009)
  • Promoting physical well-being in mental health and learning disabilities
    Pack to help you to set up and run a healthy living group that will be fun and interactive for community groups and individuals, including adults with conditions like mental health illnesses and learning difficulties. (resource pack – Pavilion, 2009)
  • ‘Success into secondary’ by Cherrie Demain and Lorraine Hurst
    Six session resource helps Year 6 pupils move successfully from primary education to the big school, covers bullying, friendship, the induction day and meeting new people. (pack – Lucky Duck, 2004)
  • Target 4: teaching pack for people with learning disabilities
    Four health promotion games about heart disease, cancer, mental health and accident prevention, designed to meet the educational needs of people with learning disabilities. (game – Pavilion Publishing)
  • Truth, dare or share
    Exciting and interactive board game for schools, encouraging young people to take a do-it-yourself approach to feeling happier during Year 7. It can be adapted for use by 11 to 14 year olds in similar youth settings. (game – Royal Society for Public Health, 2015)
  • Why do people bully?
    Poster for classroom and school display to promote discussions in personal, social and health education (PSHE), circle time and assemblies. (Prim-ed Publishing, 2007)

Download on this website

  • Books on Prescription – on this website
    Books recommended by mental health practitioners to help people finding it difficult to cope or need advice on emotional or mental health problems. (leaflet – East Sussex County Council, 2013)