Book Prescription Wales
Book Prescription Wales is a scheme that aims to help people with mild to moderate emotional problems to make use of high quality self-help books that have been specially selected by psychologists and counsellors working in Wales.
This highly successful scheme involves a GP or other health professional prescribing a therapy book which is available to borrow from any branch library across Wales.
Book Prescription Wales – is the original book prescription scheme for adults with mild to moderate emotional problems.
- eating disorders
- obsessive-compulsive problems
- anger and
- low self esteem
Reading Well – supports you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using helpful reading.
The books are all recommended by health experts, as well as people with living with the conditions covered and their relatives and carers.
Better With Books
Better with Books – is a booklist which may be of help for children and young people with emotional issues. The books are designed to help children and young people through difficult periods in their lives, featuring topics including bereavement, divorce, puberty and bullying.
Please click here for a full list of books available through Better with Books.
Copies of the books for all 3 of these schemes are held at the main libraries in the Vale (Barry, Cowbridge, Llantwit Major and Penarth) and can sometimes be found, and can always be requested, at the community libraries in the Vale (Dinas Powys, Rhoose, St. Athan, Sully and Wenvoe).