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


crest.bd 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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