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The tabs on this guide correspond to the workshops you have had on developing various skills such as healthy living, communication skills, including the art of listening and deepening communication, adapting to change and emotional intelligence including conflict resolution.
Introducing Mindfulness by
Publication Date: 2012
Explores how to listen to your body to reduce stress and anxiety in all areas of your life and how to enjoy life more by bringing mindfulness into everyday actions.
The Opposite of Loneliness by
Call Number: PS3611.E3335 A6 2015
Publication Date: 2015
An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world's attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation.
Rewire Your Anxious Brain by
Publication Date: 2015
Do you ever wonder what is happening inside your brain when you feel anxious, panicked, and worried? In Rewire Your Anxious Brain, psychologist Catherine Pittman and author Elizabeth Karle offer a unique, evidence-based solution to overcoming anxiety based in cutting-edge neuroscience and research.
Stress Management for Dummies by
Publication Date: 2013
Trusted, time-tested guidance on teaching your body and mind to properly cope with stress while keeping your sanity intact. Whether it's love, work, family, or something else that has you in the red zone, this updated edition of Stress Management For Dummies will help you identify the stress triggers in your life and cut them down to size - all without losing your cool.
When Someone You Know Has Depression by
Call Number: RC537 .N663 2016
Publication Date: 2016
A concise and practical guide to caring for someone who has depression or bipolar disorder. Offers specific suggestions for what to say, how to encourage, and how to act around a loved one-as well as when to back off.
We need to talk about mental health
American Psychological Association: Anxiety
The APA provides basic information about many topics as well as current news, and offers suggestions for further reading, research, and getting help.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Screenings for many types of anxiety including social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
A quick and simple way to take an anonymous mental health screening or find locations offering mental health screenings near you.
National Day of Unplugging
Constant connectivity can be overwhelming. If you need a break from your technology, the National Day of Unplugging is a 24 hour period – running from sundown to sundown – and starts on the first Friday in March. Carve out some time to unwind, unplug, relax, reflect, get outdoors, and connect with loved ones.
National Institute of Mental Health
Contains basic information about anxiety disorders, signs and symptoms, risk factors, and treatment.
Stress Management (WebMD)
Resources and tips for dealing with stress.
Stress in America Press Room
The Stress in America™ survey measures attitudes and perceptions of stress among the general public and identifies leading sources of stress, common behaviors used to manage stress and the impact of stress on our lives.
Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Search for treatment programs, funding opportunities and statistics relating to substance abuse and mental health issues.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Provides information about mental health services in Washington state, including prevention, intervention, inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment and recovery support services.