Youth and Adult 18-30 Mental Health Resources

Uncertainty

Free Guide to Living with Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty. Free from Psychology Tools. https://www.psychologytools.com/articles/free-guide-to-living-with-worry-and-anxiety-amidst-global-uncertainty/

How to use CBT Thought Records to Change the way you Feel. Free from Psychology Tools. https://www.psychologytools.com/self-help/thought-records/

211-Alberta-Resources for Covid-19 in Alberta. Mental Health Resources Available Here. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qeHqIGS3T4veKuo3QDARwiOdj_4u8JPHu4dkU93WZoY/edit#gid=0

In Edmonton, Canadian Mental Health Association. https://edmonton.cmha.ca/document-category/mental-health/

Managing Covid-19 Anxiety Resources by Canadian Psychological Association. https://cpa.ca/docs/File/Sections/TraumaticStress/Managing%20COVID%20anxiety%20handout%20-%20CPA%20TSS.pdf

Self-Help

Free Self-Help Resources for Mental Health Problems from the Centre for Clinical Interventions. https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/en/Resources/Looking-After-Yourself

Mindfulness based apps

Headspace: https://www.headspace.com/

 

Calm: https://www.calm.com/

 

Stop, Breathe & Think: https://my.life/

 

Grounding Exercise

 

5-4-3-2-1 Calming Technique. https://www.evergreenyfs.org/Youth%20Anxiety%20Handouts.pdf

Gratitude

13 Most Popular Gratitude Exercises & Activities from positivepsychology.com. https://positivepsychology.com/gratitude-exercises/

Coping with Existential Angst

What is an Existential Crisis: https://www.verywellmind.com/coping-with-existential-anxiety-4163485

Worried About the Big Picture? How to Deal with an Existential Crisis: https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/worried-about-the-big-picture-how-to-deal-with-an-existential-crisis-0130197

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

10 Ways to Overcome Fear of Missing Out. Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/stronger-the-broken-places/201501/10-ways-overcome-fear-missing-out

How to Deal with FOMO in Your Life from Very Well Mind. https://www.verywellmind.com/how-to-cope-with-fomo-4174664

Addictions

SMART Recovery. https://www.smartrecovery.org/

Suicide

Suicide Distress Line CMHA: 780-482-4357

Mental Health Help Line: 1-877-303-2642

Text & Online Chat Options for all Alberta Youth through Calgary ConnecTeen. Visit https://calgaryconnecteen.com/ or

text 587-333-2724

Alberta Access 24/7: 780-424-2424

Centre for Online Mental Health Support is your virtual support group to help us all through these uncertain times.  Please note that our organization does not directly provide mental health services.

If you are in a crisis, please call the Crisis Support Network 211

or go to your nearest Emergency Department.

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