This valuable resource library available to anyone working to promote Health and Wellbeing in Stockton-on-Tees and is located in Redhill Family Hub, Redhill Road, Roseworth TS19 9BX

The library is open Monday - Friday 9.00 - 15.00 (closed for lunch 12.30 to 13.00). Please note: in addition you may collect pre-ordered items and return items via Roseworth Library daily until 16.30 (16.00 on Fridays). For your convenience you may also collect and return items at selected Branch Libraries in Stockton. Please contact the Library on 01642 526933 if you would like to select this option.

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE A LIMITED SERVICE AT THE HEALTH LIBRARY ON THE 13/14 AND 20/21 OF MAY, FOR THE COLLECTION AND RETURN OF RESOURCES ONLY. APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

For further information please contact: Donna Hetherington on 01642 526933 or Email healthinformation.library@stockton.gov.uk

Featured Resources

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Colon (AS)

This reduced-scale colon model features the anatomy of the large intestine as well as several common diseases and conditions including appendicitis, bacterial infection, Crohn's disease, cancer, and other related diseases. Ideal for educational purposes.

Comes with stand and explanation sheet.

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How to do the Bowel Screening Kit (CRUK)

A4 double sided fact sheet on how to use the bowel screening kit. The other side contains tips on simple ways to collect the sample.

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What is Bowel Cancer (BCUK)

This leaflet provides an overview about bowel cancer, including who is at risk, what symtoms to look out for and bowel cancer screening.

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Understanding Stress (BHF)

This leaflet is for people who may be affected by stress. If you've been feeling under pressure lately, it could affect your health. But there are small changes you can do to make things better. Stress alone won't give you heart and circulatory disease but it is linked to unhealthy habit that can increase your risk.

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Quick Tips on Stress (MIND)

This handy flyer by MIND gives tips on ways to handle stress, with contact information for further information.

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Fighting Invisible Tigers

This book is a concise and light-hearted look at stress with really good advice. The author describes how stress affects the mind and body and explains that people have been under stress since the Stone Age when people had to worry about being stalked by tigers! He doesn’t just offer the usual, bland "look on the bright side" type of advice.  Written in a teen friendly style.

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