Mental Health Resources

There are a huge number of mental health 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.

There are even more resources listed in the free Mental Health Internet Resource Directory on the MH@H Store.

As well, you might find the following posts helpful:


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Russ Harris

ACT Mindfully: Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) resources from Russ Harris

Anxiety Canada logo

Anxiety Canada:  My Anxiety Plan and the MindShift™ app

Beat Eating Disorders logo

Beat: A UK-based eating disorders charity

Beyond Blue logo Beyond Blue: info and resources for a range of mental health conditions, plus safety planning for suicide prevention

CARMHACARMHA (the 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 logo

Centre for Clinical Interventions – mental health info and worksheets

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust logo

CBT Skills Training Workbook – for anxiety and depression bipolar disorder research team logoCREST.BD Quality of Life Tool – a research-based tool to evaluate quality of life for people with bipolar disorder

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance logo

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) – resources for people with depression and bipolar disorder, including peer support groups

DBT Peer Connections logo: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy  Skills Training

DBT Peer Connections – a free online peer-led DBT skills course


Heads Up Guys: a depression resource for men


Here to Help is a Canadian site with mental health info, workbooks, wellness modules, and family resources.  Has a Dealing with psychosis toolkit.

I'm alive crisis chat logo

I’m Alive: online crisis chat logo offers a mix of free and premium mindfulness courses as well as worksheets


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

MyCompass logo

MyCompass: A self-help tracker and toolkit from the Black Dog Institute

My soul balm logo

My Soul Balm Legal Tool-kit: information and documentation templates to help you prepare for a future psychiatric hospitalization

National self-harm network logo

National Self-Harm Network publications: The ‘hurt yourself less’ workbook and Cutting the risk: self-harm, self-care, & risk reduction logo info on a variety of mental illnesses and psychology topics, as well as therapy resources

Psychology Tools logo

Psychology Tools – primarily CBT-based self-help worksheets

Google Recover TogetherRecover Together by Google – a substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery resource

Recovery Star

Recovery Star – a multi-pronged approach to wellness

Trails to wellness logo

Trails to Wellness: CBT-based resources for depression and anxiety


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

Wellness Recovery Action Plan logo

Wellness Recovery Action Plan: has crisis plan and post-crisis plan templates to help you with planning ahead



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.

Blurt Foundation logo

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

Rethink Mental Illness logo

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.


"If we wait until we're ready, we'll be waiting the rest of our lives." – Lemony Snicket

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