Understanding Mental Health Problems

SAMH Publications

Understanding Anxiety

This guide looks into the causes of anxiety, its effects and what to do to reduce it to a manageable level.

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

This resource explains borderline personality disorder, also known as emotionally unstable personality disorder including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support.

Understanding Depression

This resource describes the symptoms of depression and the different kinds of treatment available.It also looks as ways that you can help yourself, and what family and

friends can do.

Understanding Mental Health Problems

This booklet is for anyone who experiences problems with their mental health. It explains what mental health problems are, what may cause them, and the many different kinds

of treatment and services that are available.

Understanding Psychosis

This booklet explains what psychosis is, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support.

Understanding Self Harm

​Advice for anyone who self-harms, and their friends and family.