General resources

General support resources such as information from other colleges, videos, podcasts and more. Free of charge and available to everyone.

Useful Workbooks:

A guide to living with worry and anxiety

guide_to_living_with_worry_and_anxiety_amidst_global_uncertainty_en-gb.pdf-2 (PDF, 1 MB)

How to beat the winter blues workbook (Wellness Society)

How-to-Beat-the-Winter-Blues (PDF, 1 MB)

Managing Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook

Managing-Coronavirus-Anxiety-Workbook-Recovery-College (PDF, 550 KB)

The Sleep Workbook

SLEEP-WORKBOOK-a-self-help-guide-V6-20pgs_no-crops (PDF, 1 MB)

The Mindfulness Guide

Mindfulness-guide (PDF, 1 MB)

Thriving with nature Guidebook

Thriving-With-Nature-Guidebook-Digital-Copy (PDF, 5 MB)


12 Days of Wellness free download:

12-Days-of-Wellness-Workbook-211220-FINAL (PDF, 567 KB)

Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust “Recovery College Online”


Mind – national Mental Health charity with Information on Mental Health Conditions, advice and support.


NHS website for Self-help guides on all matters relating to mental health


 Public Health website created with NHS experts with practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing


South Yorkshire’s Homeless Survival Guide


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Refugee Council – Barnsley Refugee Advice Project


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Barnsley Food Bank


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The Well for Wellbeing


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Men’s Advice Line


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Beacon South Yorkshire

Walking With the Wounded


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Barnsley Recovery Steps


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Reds in the Community


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Barnsley Carers Service

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Barnsley Advocacy Service


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Age UK Barnsley


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Yorkshire Cancer Community


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Resources to help me meditate:

With 1 million subscribers to their YouTube channel The Honest Guys have plenty of meditations to choose from.

NHS site about mindfulness with advice and further links

Norfolk and Suffolk Recovery College have been looking at the five different processes of recovery known as CHIME (Connectedness, Hope and optimism, Identity, Meaning in life and Empowerment). Why not find out more…

CHIME training workbook (DOCX, 423 KB)


Blurt Foundation (a social enterprise dedicated to helping those affected by depression) has produced a free downloadable resource library, including information on self-care, crisis planning and supporting someone who has depression).

Visit to download

A service for 18-25 year olds who are experiencing issues with housing or at risk of losing their tenancy, whether it be Berneslai Homes, Private Rented or Housing Association.

They can offer help with Debt, budgeting, independent living skills, being a good neighbour, maintaining a tenancy
Centrepoint can also offer, if required, support with gaining Education, Employment and Training along with support for Healthy Relationships and Psychotherapy
We can also offer brief interventional support to young people who are approaching their 18th birthday if they are experiencing difficulties with their housing situation (including sofa surfing etc)

Floating Support Barnsley Flyer A4 V2 (PDF, 261 KB)