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CC Village: Virtual Pamphlet Collection
A collection of pamphlets on various topics contributed by a variety of college and university counselling centers.
American Psychological Association
Here to Help
This website has toolkits and manuals that can be downloaded on topics such as depression, anxiety and substance abuse. It also has advice on how to be most helpful when family members are struggling with mental health issues.
A collection of worksheets which can be downloaded to help you with anxiety, depression, anger and several other mental health issues.
This is the most complete online guide to non-profit community, social and government agencies and services across the lower mainland.
Controlling Anger Before it Controls You is an article from the American Psychological Association's website.
When Anger Hurts (2nd Edition) Quieting the Storm Within is a great book with theory and practical applications written by Matthew McKay, Peter Rogers and Judith McKay.
Anxiety Disorders Association of B.C. is the website of a non-profit society formed to increase awareness of anxiety disorders and currently available treatments.
Anxiety B.C. This website is targetted to teens and youths and includes information on a variety of anxiety-related issues and self-help programs.
Mood Gym is a free self-help interactive program to teach cognitive behavioural therapy skills to people vulnerable to depression and anxiety.
The Anxiety Panic Internet Resource is a good breakdown of anxiety disorders; newsletters; links; tips, etc.
The Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorders is a provincial organization based out of Calgary, whose mission is to help people affected directly or indirectly by Bipolar Disorder live better lives.
Cooperative Communication Skills - Internet Resource Centre contains resources for individual and group study about effective interpersonal communication skills.
Canadian Mental Health Association Guide is a guide for university students with psychiatric disablities.
Antidepressant Skills Workbook gives an overview of depression, explans how it can be effectively managed according to the best available research and gives a step-by-step guide to changing patterns that trigger depression.
Screening Test for Depression - this is a brief on-line tool to help assess whether you have depression and should seek further treatment.
The Centre for Eating Disorders describes types of eating disorders and treatment facilities.
The Something Fishy Website on Eating Disorders is a large site with lots of information, including a treatment finder for Canada and the U.S.
Building Healthy Relationships has workshops and articles designed to increase couple's communication and decrease conflict.
S.A.F.E. (Self-Abuse Finally Ends) has several reputable resources for helping those who suffer with self-injury.
Bodily Harm: The Breakthrough Healing Program for Self Injurers, by Karen Conterio and Wendy Lader. A good book on what self-injury is, why it happens, and what you can do to help yourself.
When Trust is Lost: Healing for Victims of Sexual Abuse, by Dan Allender. An excellent, short booklet that helps victims of sexual abuse find hope and healing.
Healing the Shame That Binds You, by John Bradshaw. This book has an inner child focus.
Victims No Longer, by Mike Lew. Good resource with a male survivor focus.
Cyber Psychologist Stress Management is a self-help service to reduce stress and depression, overcome addictions, and improve relationships. Question and answer forum format.
Mind Tools provides self help resources and support to overcome stress in a range of situations.
Centre for Suicide Prevention provides information, resources and training for suicide prevention.
Coping With Suicidal Thoughts is intended for individuals who are currently experiencing suicidal ideation and/or have had a plan or made an attempt to hurt themselves. The document is designed to offer resources, information, support and practical steps to help cope with suicidality. THIS IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLING.
Hope and Healing is a practical guide for survivors of suicide. It focuses on the practical matters that survivors need to deal with after a loved one has died by suicide.
women's mental health resources on pregnancy to menopause