Mental Health Awareness Week

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week begins on 10 May and aims to promote good mental health for all. To support mental health Hampshire Libraries offer a variety of courses through the Learning in Libraries initiative, courses include wellbeing and fitness, digital skills, and many more. This year’s theme for National… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week

Read, Talk, Share; tackling loneliness and supporting mental health through the proven power of reading.

The Reading Agency have selected us as a partner to help deliver Read, Talk, Share, an initiative to combat loneliness and promote wellbeing through the proven power of reading during the COVID-19 pandemic. Enabled by a £3.5 million award by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), Read, Talk, Share will expand The… Continue reading Read, Talk, Share; tackling loneliness and supporting mental health through the proven power of reading.

Reading Well on BorrowBox with Hampshire Libraries

Reading Well helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using helpful reading.The Reading Agency In these strange times, many of us might find ourselves fighting those inner demons, loneliness and fears. Below are a collection of books, for children, young people and adults. Books that can support and help you through the… Continue reading Reading Well on BorrowBox with Hampshire Libraries

Reading Well for children

Reading Well for children will support the mental health and wellbeing of children, providing children and their families and carers with information, advice and support for coping with feelings and worries, daily life and getting through a tough time.The Reading Agency All the books on this list have been chosen by children and families, as well as a panel including colleagues from public libraries,… Continue reading Reading Well for children