These guides can help you to stay well. They are available in an easy read format.

You can print out some of the guides and work through them.

The guides were made by the Oldham learning disability team.

Any contact details on the guides may be different for you, depending where you live.

Click the options below to get started:

Mental health and emotions

Online coping skills course

This course can help you learn some skills to cope with big feelings, like anxiety, sadness or anger.

It will last for 12 weeks.

Click here to find out more.


These guides will teach you about anxiety and how to cope:

Low mood

This guide will teach you about low mood and how to cope:


Self harm

This guide is about what to do when you want to hurt yourself:


These guides will teach you about anger and how to cope:


This guide is about coping with death and losing someone special:



These guides are for people who have problems getting to sleep or staying asleep:

Self-soothe using your senses

This guide will help you to make a self-soothe box.

Having a self-soothe box can help when we feel sad, angry, worried, or stressed: