Mental health resources

There are a huge number of mental health-related resources available online.  Many of them are free, and many of them are high quality, but sometimes the biggest challenge can be finding what’s most useful and relevant to you.  Please let me know what your favourites are, and what I should add to the list.

As well, you might find the following posts helpful:


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Russ HarrisAcceptance and Commitment Therapy resources from Russ Harris

Anxiety Canada logo    Anxiety Canada:  My Anxiety Plan and the MindShift™ app

Beat Eating Disorders logoBeat: A UK-based eating disorders charity

CARMHAThe Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health & Addictions has useful publications like the Antidepressant Skills Workbook, Antidepressant Skills at Work, and  Coping with Suicidal Thoughts

Centre for Clinical Interventions logoCentre for Clinical Interventions – mental health info and worksheets

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust logoCBT Skills Training Workbook – for anxiety and depression bipolar disorder research team logoCREST.BD Quality of Life Tool for people with bipolar disorder

DBT Peer Connections logo: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy  Skills TrainingDBT Peer Connections – free online peer-led DBT skills course

Dealing With Psychosis – a self-care toolkit from a Canadian health authority

HeadsUpGuysHeads Up Guys: Depression resource for men

I'm alive crisis chat logo I’m Alive: online crisis chat

heretohelpHere to Help is a Canadian site with mental health info, workbooks, wellness modules, and family resources

MoodjuiceMoodjuice – self-help guides for common mental health issues (e.g. depression, anxiety, PTSD)  from NHS Forth Valley

Psychology Tools logo

CBT self-help worksheets

recoverystarRecovery Star  – a multi-pronged approach to wellness

WalkAlongWalk Along lets you track factors like mood, sleep, and exercise, and share messages with other users.

Wellness Recovery Action Plan logoWellness Recovery Action Plan – has crisis plan and post-crisis plan templates


Mental health service providers

There are people making positive contributions to the mental health blogging community who are also making a difference as mental health care providers.

Counsellor in Richmond, Virginia:

Johnzelle Anderson: Panoramic Counselling website, Psychology Today page


Fight stigma and share mental health stories

There are a lot of ways to share your work and read what others living with mental illness have to say.  Here are a few of them.  You can find more info on my posts Spreading your writing wings and Ways to share your story.


Bring Change to Mind logo

Buddy project logo The Buddy Project You Are Not Alone campaign

I am 1 in 4 logo   I am 1 in 4

Mental Health Talk logo

The Mighty logo

Mind charity logo

Mind your Mind logo

National Alliance on Mental Illness logo

NoStigmas logo

OC87 recovery diaries

SANE mental health charity logo   SANE Mental Health Charity

Sick not weak logo

Stigma Fighters logo

Time to change logo


Expand Your Mind

These resources aren’t about mental health, but learning new things is a great way to build new connections in your brain and improve your overall mental wellbeing.

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