Tools & Resources: Websites

Looking for helpful mental health websites? Below are sites that we think are great but we want your opinion too! You can rate sites overall, their ease of use, effectiveness and let us know how likely you are to recommend them.

Please note that these sites are not meant to diagnose anyone, only a doctor can do that. If you need immediate help, please call 911.

 

MoodGym
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MoodGym is an online interactive program based on cognitive behavioural therapy and can help with areas such as depression and anxiety. This is more structured than e-couch.

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e-couch
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e-couch is an online interactive program based on cognitive behavioural therapy and can help with areas such as depression, anxiety, loss and grief. This is less structured than MoodGYM and goes beyond just CBT.

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Kelty Mental Health Healthy Thinking
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Kelty Mental Health Healthy Thinking is an interactive online tool separated between ages 11 and younger as well as 12 and older. It helps youth look at positives in stressful situations and reframing thoughts in different scenarios.

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thedesk
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thedesk contains online modules (such as beating procrastination, managing stress, keeping healthy, improving relationships), tools (such as challenging unhelpful thoughts, mindfulness, relaxation, looking at your strengths), quizzes and advice for university and college students!

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WalkAlong
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WalkAlong is a mental wellness site which has self-help exercises, a mood tracker, personal stories, wellness tips, and more. It also includes help for family and friends.

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What Works 4U
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What Works 4U allows youth to both share what has aided their mental health and learn from others about what treatments worked for them, including the side effects experienced.

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Self-Compassion
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Self-Compassion has guided meditations (such as breathing and body scan) and exercises (such as changing your critical self-talk) for self-compassion!

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Half Of Us
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Half of Us shows people how to deal with various feelings (like hopelessness or stress) and experiences (like body image issues or a break-up). It also includes videos with celebrity experiences.

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OnTrack
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OnTrack provides online interactive programs and advice for those experiencing difficulties with drinking, depression, psychosis or feeling like they’re losing touch with reality, and more. There is also help for family and friends supporting someone with mental illness.

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Heads Up Guys
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Heads Up Guys provides strategies for managing and preventing depression in men, tips, an action plan, and success stories.

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Dealing with Depression
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Dealing with Depression is an interactive website that teaches self-help skills such as realistic thinking, problem solving and goal setting, and is specifically made for youth.

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Early Psychosis Intervention
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Early Psychosis Intervention has an extensive toolkit with many activities and can teach you new skills to help with psychosis.

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Mind Check
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Mind Check was made for youth and young adults and provides information and self-care tools for various mental illnesses including addiction.

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Facing Us
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Facing Us includes a journal, wellness plan, helpful tips, personal stories, a wellness tracker and more. It is set up as various rooms in a house and can be used by anyone, but was made especially for those with depression or bipolar disorder.

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PTSD Coach
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PTSD Coach is a toolkit with videos and exercises to help cope with stress, sadness, anxiety, sleep problems, etc for PTSD.

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Palouse Mindfulness
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Palouse Mindfulness is an online, 8 week, mindfulness-based stress reduction course. It includes meditation practices (audio).

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Self-Injury Outreach and Support
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Self-Injury Outreach and Support includes personal stories, resources, strategies to cope with urges, and more for those who self-injure or have recovered.

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To see helpful Apps and their respective ratings, click here!