Helpful Resources

General Information:

Therapy Information:

  • Beck Institute – for additional information on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Behavioural Tech – for additional information on Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • PCIT International – for additional information on Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

Self-Help:

  • GET Self Help – great worksheets to help you understand what’s going on and tools to help you work through it.
  • GSU Guided Relaxation Exercises and Meditations –  a variety of relaxing exercises and mindfulness meditations with downloadable audio tracks (mp3) and printable copies.
  • Gratitude Journal – a journal to take note of 5 things that went well each day. By focusing on the positive, we begin to see more positive things and feel more positive each day! It is a fun exercise to do on the worksheet provided in the link or in your own notebook.
  • Positive Steps to Wellbeing – a worksheet that outlines coping skills for managing stress and improving wellbeing.
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation is considered the most powerful relaxation exercise as it involves tensing and releasing of the different muscle groups in the body.  This worksheet outlines a simple way for effective practice of this technique.
  • Sleep Hygiene Worksheet – for a printable copy of tips to help you get a better night’s sleep.  Dr. Bodden also outlines these tips in her post.
  • STOPP Worksheet – a great overview of Cognitive Restructuring to help you respond to situations in a more balanced way by changing your thoughts.
  • Top 25 Mental Health Apps – an article discussing apps that may help to manage your moods

Information on Suicide:

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline – U.S.-based; Information for persons in crisis, struggling with suicidal thoughts or friends or family members of persons dealing with suicidal thoughts/urges
  • Samaritans – U.K.-based; Information for persons in crisis, struggling with suicidal thoughts or friends or family members of persons dealing with suicidal thoughts/urges
  • Wake Forest University – great resource for information on How to Identify Signs of Suicidality, Prevention, Intervention and Additional Information

Information on Substance Abuse (Drugs):

  • On the Wagon – great resource for information on drinking, drug use, types of drugs and how to get help
  • Slang Code Words for Drugs – U.S. based government report detailing slang terms for drugs

Child Development:

ADHD:

Autism Support:

Medications: 

  • Drugs.com – interaction checker for persons taking multiple medications

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