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Free interactive online tools to help manage and overcome depression. Tools include a tailored assessment, a goal-oriented cognitive behaviour therapy program and a moderated support network.
Free interactive online tools to help manage and overcome anxiety and panic. Tools include a tailored assessment, a goal-oriented cognitive behaviour therapy program and a moderated support network.
Simon Fraser University Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addiction:
- Antidepressant Skills at Work: Dealing with Mood Problems in the Workplace [PDF] is a self-care manual authored by scientist-practitioners and deals with issues relating to mental health and addiction in the workplace.
- The Anti-Depressant Skills Workbook provides an overview of depression, information on ways to manage it according to the best available research, and a step-by-step guide to changing patterns that trigger depression.
- Hope and Healing: A Practical Guide for Survivors of Suicide focuses on the practical matters to deal with after a loved one has died by suicide.
Provides information about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), particularly as it affects front-line personnel who work in correctional, public safety and military services. Provides information about PTSD, acute stress disorder, effects of traumatic experiences, crisis response, crisis team selection and training, and research in the field of critical incident trauma intervention.
Information and resources about mood disorders - anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder. MDAO hosts online support forums for depression and bipolar disorder, family support and postpartum depression.
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Provides information and resources about eating disorders. A toll-free Canadian helpline provides information on services and support.
Provides information and strategies for people who are night owls to help identify and address sleep-related issues.
Information about mental and emotional health, healthy lifestyles, ADD/ADHD, autism, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, burnout and stress, grief and loss and suicide prevention.
An organization that seeks to improve health outcomes by providing opportunities for patients to learn from each other. Many mental health and behaviour issues are represented among the registrants. Use of the site is free, but registration is required.
American Psychological Association Help Center
An online resource featuring many articles related to psychological issues that affect daily physical and emotional well-being.
A self-help interactive program for depression, anxiety, relationship breakdown, and loss and grief. Includes exercises and a workbook to track progress and record experiences, with toolkits to help improve mood and emotional state.
MoodGYM is an innovative, interactive web program designed to prevent depression. It consists of five modules, an interactive game, anxiety and depression assessments, downloadable relaxation audio, a workbook and feedback assessment.
An educational, research, clinical and community-oriented resource offering information about depression and bipolar disorder to medical professionals and the general public. Includes free online education programs and self-test tools.
The information contained in the Workplace Strategies for Mental Health website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice. Always consult your physician or appropriate health-care provider with respect to your particular circumstances.