Resources for Support
While none of these sites substitute for professional help, they can be a great supplement to provide information on mental health and build healthy coping skills.
https://www.mindful.org - This website can help with mindfulness and anxiety.
https://insighttimer.com - Also available as an app on your smartphone to help with guided meditations and mindfulness coaching. Research shows that regular Mindfulness practice helps with focus, concentration, anxiety, mood, contentment, emotional regulation and other benefits. If you start with one thing, Mindfulness is my recommendation.
https://www.verywellmind.com - Focused on Mental Health and Self Improvement.
https://greatergood.berkeley.edu - This website has Keys to Well-Being and you can download your Monthly Happiness Calendar with daily tasks to increase your happiness.
https://www.understood.org - A guide for people who think differently. This website has resources and tools for ADHD, neurodiverse students and learning disabilities.
https://www.dbtselfhelp.com - This Dialectical Behavior Therapy website can help with skills related to mindfulness, emotional regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness. It is written by those who practice DBT, not counselors or professionals.
https://yourstory.com/mystory/top-ten-best-mental-health-websites-2020/amp - The 10 Best Websites for Mental Health in 2020.
https://www.mentalhealth.gov - A guide about the basics of mental health with featured topics.
https://www.onlinemswprograms.com/resources/self-care-self-soothing/ - Self Soothing Techniques To Include in Your Self Care Routine
Recommended Podcasts: The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos, Checking In with Susan David, Unlocking Us with Brene Brown.