Mental Health

Online resources

Maudsley prescribing guidelines in psychiatry login with your NHS Athens account


UpToDate produces a summary of What’s new in psychiatry


NHS Choices – Mental Health resources

The Mental Elf



These journals have direct links (but you will still need your NHS Athens username and password):

British journal of clinical psychology

British Journal of Mental Health Nursing

Journal of intellectual disability research

Evidence-based mental health

Psychology and psychotherapy


for many other journals go to My journals and log in with your NHS Athens username and password.

If you are looking for an article but you can’t find the full text online, fill in this request form, and we will obtain a copy of the article for you (there may be a charge for this service).



We have created lists of essential psychiatrypsychology and counselling books.  We also have a collection of mental health and wellbeing books and a selection of mood-boosting fiction and biographies.

We have recently purchased a collection of Oxford e-books.  Click on the titles below to read the books online.  You will need an NHS Athens account.

Emergencies in Mental Health Nursing

Emergencies in Psychiatry

New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry

Oxford Textbook of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention

Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health