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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma and Abuse

Fresh Start
Reference guide created for women who are dealing with violence or abuse and want to know about what their options are and what they can do.
YWCA
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books
Fresh Start
Written for women dealing with violence or abuse in their personal lives, Fresh Start™ supports women as they assess their options by detailing the dynamics and likely consequences of domestic violence. This easy-to-use-and-understand reference guide helps to create a detailed safety plan, mapping out steps for women to achieve security, wellness and economic independence. Copies can be downloaded as a *.pdf file from the website, or hard copies can be ordered as well.
YWCA Canada
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books
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
Operational Stress Injury Factsheet
Client-friendly information about Operational Stress Injury.
Veteran's Affairs Canada (VAC)
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: 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
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Tutorial
A tutorial that describes Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and provides information about available treatment options.
US National Library of Medicine: National Institutes of Health
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
www.trauma-ptsd.com
Trauma-PTSD is a social network of clinicians and researchers who study and treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The site offers a list of Canada-wide resources for the treatment of PTSD.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
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