Mental health-related links

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 is most useful and relevant to you.  Listed below are links to some resources that have caught my eye (note – these are not sponsored links).  Please let me know what your favourites are, and what I should add to the list.



Acceptance and Commitment Therapy resources from Russ Harris



Lots of information and tools, including My Anxiety Plan and the MindShift™ app


CMHA            BounceBack           Lifetothefull

CMHA offers the Bounce Back® program for depression and anxiety, and Living Life to the Full for coping with life’s challenges



 –  many useful publications, including the Antidepressant Skills Workbook, Antidepressant Skills at Work, and  Coping with Suicidal Thoughts


Centre for Clinical Interventions logo

Centre for Clinical Interventions – mental health information and worksheets


Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust logo

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills Training Workbook – a CBT resource for anxiety and depression from the Hertfordshire Partnership/NHS bipolar disorder research team logoCREST.BD Quality of Life Assessment Tool for people with bipolar disorder


DBT Peer Connections logo: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy  Skills Training

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


Dealing With Psychosis – a toolkit from Fraser Health


Heads Up Guys logo

Depression resource for men



Information, workbooks, and wellness modules, as well as family resources



Moodjuice – 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




Wellness Recovery Action Plan logo

Wellness Recovery Action Plan – includes templates for a crisis plan and post-crisis plan



Expand Your Mind

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

Many of these are available as both web and app versions, and have a mix of free and paid content.


Coursera                                                         iTunesU

Coursera                                                         iTunesU


KhanAcademy                                                       Skillshare

Khan Academy                                              Skillshare





Fighting Stigma Around Mental Illness

To bring an end to stigma, we need to speak up.  Here are some leaders in the Canadian conversation around stigma.







ElephantintheroomMood Disorders Society of Canada


NotmyselftodayCanadian Mental Health Association workplace mental health initiative