The “Managing Strong Emotions Guide Workbook for Adults to Help Them Cope” is a comprehensive resource developed by the Adult Mental Health Team to aid adults in understanding and managing strong emotions. This workbook is structured into four key sections: understanding and recognising emotions, exploring and reflecting on emotional experiences, strategies for coping with strong emotions, and dealing with setbacks. It incorporates practical exercises, self-reflection prompts, and strategies such as opposite action, self-soothing techniques, and positive affirmations.
Additionally, it addresses lifestyle factors that impact emotional well-being, including the effects of alcohol, drugs, caffeine, and the importance of exercise, healthy eating, and routine. This guide is an invaluable tool for mental health professionals, providing a structured approach to support clients in building emotional resilience, facilitating recovery, and promoting well-being.