Useful links and resources

Please be aware that most of these links take you outside the Surrey and Borders Partnership Trust's website. They are for information only and we cannot be held responsible for their content.

Our services are provided in partnership with Surrey County Council and Hampshire County Council. Please refer to their websites for local carer information.

You can also contact Action for Carers Surrey if you need help or support:

Tel: 0303 040 1234
Email: carersupport@actionforcarers.org.uk

Supporting carers

General information for you and those you care for

Books and leaflets on mental illness and caring for someone with mental illness

You or the person you are caring for may find comfort in some of these titles;

Resources if you care for someone who lives a long way away
Advice on caring for relatives at a distance from the  Council On The Ageing (Australia)

Also available from bookshops are;

    • Your guide to schizophrenia by Dr Adrienne Reveley
    • Schizophrenia: A Mother’s Story by Georgina Wakefield
    • The Quiet Room; A Journey out of Torment and Madness by Lori Schiller and Amanda Bennett
    • The Centre Cannot Hold by Elyn R Saks
    • The Day the Voices Stopped by Ken Steele and Claire Berman
    • Monkey Taming by Judith Fathallah (about eating disorders)
    • A Selfish Pig’s Guide to Caring by Hugh Marriott
    • Freaks, Geeks and Asperger’s Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence by Tony Attwood and Luke Jackson
    • All Cats Have Asperger's Syndrome by Kathy Hoopmann
    • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
    • Life behind Glass: A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder by Patricia Howlin and Wendy Lawson
    • The Boy with the Topknot by Sathnam Sanghera