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Mental Health: My Action Plan (MAP)
Website to help users develop their own personalized action plans for mental health. Online tools and modules such as: Module 1 : Starting my Journey Module 2 : Getting a Helpful Diagnosis: A Great Place to Start Module 3 : What's Next? Understanding my Treatment Options Module 4 : Complementary Approaches Module 5 : Family and Friends Module 6 : Lifestyle Module 7 : Change Your Thinking : Change Your Feelings Module 8 : The Workplace Module 9 : Staying Well: Making the Most of My Plan Module 10 : Crisis Plan Module 11 : Continuing My Path to Mental Wellness
Mood Disorders Association of Ontario (MDAO)
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
MindHealthBC
Online service to help you find the help you need for depression, anxiety, and other mental health and substance use conditions. This includes: * Local support groups and health services within Vancouver, Richmond, and Coastal communities * Online information pages and workbooks provided through BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information and other trusted BC sources * Self-help or supported self-help programs such as the BC Canadian Mental Health Association’s Bounce Back® Online (available without a doctor’s referral) * Valuable resources for friends and family members seeking information for their loved ones.
Vancouver Coastal Health/ Providence Health Care
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Mobile app, such as for iOS, Android, etc., Movies and videos, Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
Opening the Door to Better Mental Health for Your Youth
The keys to taking care of youth mental health are to work towards building close and genuinely supportive relationships and promoting mental wellness, and to get help early should problems arise. This free guide was designed to help parents forge and strengthen those connections and support their youth's mental health.
Parters for Mental Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
OurHealthyMinds
OurHealthyMinds is about mental health. It celebrates the many ways we can be well, and honours the many ways we can experience mental illness - as an individual, a caregiver, a parent, a child or loved one.
Capital Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Sleep and Pain Resources for Children, Parents & Healthcare Providers
Information and resources to help children with pain and/or sleep problems, their parents and healthcare providers. When children and young people have pain and/or cannot sleep, they can have various difficulties * school performance and attendance suffer * making friends can be more difficult * disruptive, aggressive and other negative behaviors are more likely * learning and concentration are harder * depression and misuse of alcohol and drugs is more likely * managing chronic health conditions becomes harder * injuries take longer to heal and illnesses last longer * loneliness, isolation & poor self-esteem are more likely * the whole family is effected by disrupted schedules and they may develop sleep problems themselves.
Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Alberta
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
Sleep: A critical but overlooked aspect of dementia management
Website providing information about sleep and dementia from the University of Alberta. Provides reliable, evidence-based information about the relationship between sleep and dementia, and provides help in accessing resources for assessing and managing sleep problems in older adults with dementia. A full report of our review and downloadable patient education brochures on different non-pharmacological sleep interventions is also accessible on the website.
University of Alberta
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
Teen Mental Health
Information about teen mental health from Dr. Stan Kutcher and colleagues.
Dalhousie University
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
UHN Patient Information Handouts
Handouts on various mental health conditions, available in English and many available in other languages such as Spanish and Chinese.
University Health Network
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books
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