TAY useful links

TAY Library: Help at your fingertips

Mental Health Websites

Browse this great selection of websites on self improvement and happiness.

Read more

Bounce Back:

What: “Immediate access to self-help online videos, and with a doctor’s referral access to self-help workbooks and telephone coaching.”
 Website: https://bouncebackontario.ca/bounceback-for-clients/

Mind your Mind:

What: This website provides information on where to get help, how to get help, ways to promote wellness.
Website: www.mindyourmind.ca 

Reach Out:

What: Support, self-help tools, and tips to manage everyday issues.
Website: www.au.reachout.com 

Foundry:

What: Great resource for links to workbooks, self-help resources, websites, phone apps, and information about mental health topics such.
Website: https://foundrybc.ca

Mind:

What: Information about anxiety, depression and other mental health related topics.
Website: www.mind.org.uk 

Peel Children’s Centre:

What: Has a great list of resources to access for a variety of mental health needs.
Website: http://www.peelcc.org/en/resources 

Kids Help Phone:

What: 24/7 counselling online or on the phone.
Website: www.kidshelpphone.ca 

Kids’ Mental Health

What: Education and resources on mental health topics.
Website: www.kidsmentalhealth.ca 

Alcohol, Addiction and Gambling Problem Services:

What: Information about drug and alcohol addiction services in Ontario.
Website: www.dart.on.ca 

Alcohol Help Centre:

What: Tools and information about drinking.
Website: http://www.alcoholhelpcenter.net/ 

Prescription Pixel:

What: A safe space for gamers to explore mental health issues.
Website: www.prescriptionpixel.com 

Be Web Aware:

What: Learn critical thinking skills on how to engage with media as active and informed digital citizens.
Website: www.bewebaware.ca  


Self-Help Websites

While waiting for our program, please access the following websites to start your journey to recovery.

Read more
Mood Gym:

What: Interactive program that uses the evidence-based therapy techniques of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy to address depression and anxiety. Please note there is a cost to create an account.
Website: www.moodgym.com.au 

E-Couch:

What: Free self-help interactive program with modules for depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, loss & grief.
Website: https://ecouch.anu.edu.au/welcome  

Fear Fighter:

What: A computer-based CBT (CCBT) programme for treating panic and phobias. Please note there is a cost to create an account.
Website: http://fearfighter.cbtprogram.com/ 

Evolution Health Care:

What: This is a free & interactive online program that is divided into sessions that you can work through at your own pace, with a private community of other members who are able to support you in your journey.
Website: https://evolutionhealth.care/index

Self-Quiz

CMHA Mental Health Meter:

What: Quick quiz to see where you score on mental health.
Website: www.cmha.ca/mental-health-meter  


Mental Health Apps

Make use of your device with these mental health apps to manage your anxiety and depression.

Read more

Mindfulness
Headspace

This app helps provide guided meditations to help you bring mindfulness into your daily life. There is a cost for the full version of this app, however you have access to a few sessions at no cost.

Calm

This app provides over 100 guided meditations to help you manage anxiety, lower stress and sleep better.

Breathe2Relax

This app provides information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill of deep breathing which has been shown help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management.

PranayamaFree

This app provides guided deep breathing exercises based on the principles of yoga, to help you find balance and stress relief.

Stop, Breathe and Think

This app allows you to check in with your emotions, and then recommends short, guided meditations based on how you are feeling.

ZenView

This app provides visuals such as rain fall along with tranquil sounds that help you relax and focus on the present moment.  (Apple only)

Anxiety

Mindshift

MindShift™ is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it.

Pacifica

This app provides strategies to address mental health based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness meditation, relaxation, and mood/health tracking.

SAM

Social Anxiety Management (SAM) app provides a variety of self-help methods for people who want to learn to manage their anxiety. This app provides 25 self-help options covering: Information about anxiety, Thinking and anxiety, Physical relaxation, Mental relaxation, Health and Anxiety.

Virtual Hope Box

This app contain s simple tools to help patients with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking. You can personalize the app content according to your specific needs.

Depression

Mood Tools
Pacifica

This app provides strategies to address mental health based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness meditation, relaxation, and mood/health tracking.

Virtual Hope Box

This app contain s simple tools to help patients with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking. You can personalize the app content according to your specific needs.

Booster Buddy

BoosterBuddy is a free app designed to help teens and young adults improve their mental health. There is a sidekick that guides you through a series of daily quests designed to establish and sustain positive habits. App features include: daily emotions check-in, tracking of appointments and medications, follow self-care routines, and setting tasks to increase real-life socialization.

Other Mental Health Apps

  • Healthy Minds

 

This is a problem-solving app to help deal with emotions and cope with stresses you encounter.

  • Always There

 

This is a free app that connects you with a Kids Help Phone counsellor five days a week to allow you to chat one-on-one with someone regarding what’s going on in your life. You can talk about anything, the information is confidential and anonymous for young people living in Canada.

  • Suicide Safety Plan

 

This app is designed to support those dealing with suicidal thoughts and help prevent suicide by creating a safety plan

  • MY3

 

This app helps you define your network and your plan to stay safe. With MY3 you can be prepared to help yourself and reach out to others when you are having thoughts of suicide.

 


Related Pages

TAY Clinic main page
Community Resources TAY
E-Mental Health Library

Monthly calendar

Resource Center

Helpful links to the most useful lists and forms for health professionals.

Connect with Osler