Challenge Your Mind

Self Help Links

Self Help Links

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A: Anxiety

Moodjuice www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk Interactive website includes anxiety, depression, and anger management.

E-couch Australian interactive website www.ecouch.anu.edu.au provides free, self-help modules for depression, general anxiety and social anxiety, as well as for loss/bereavement.

Centre for Clinical Interventions www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/resources/consumers.cfm an interactive CBT self-help site addressing a wide variety of problem areas: depression, social anxiety, panic, worry, self-esteem, procrastination, assertiveness, and eating problems.

Anxiety-UK www.anxietyuk.org.uk A user-led organization, run by sufferers and ex-sufferers of anxiety disorders.

Social-anxiety UK www.social-anxiety.org.uk Information and support for problems of self-consciousness and shyness.

B: Bipolar

Pendulum.org (Bi-polar disorder) www.pendulum.org Information and self-help strategies for those experiencing bipolar problems.

B: Bereavement

Hope Again – Young People living after Loss www.hopeagain.org.uk The Youth website for Cruse Bereavement Care a national charity that supports people after the death of someone close.

C: Chronic fatigue

Chronic Fatigue Research and Treatment Unit https://www.kcl.ac.uk/ioppn/depts/pm/research/cfs/index.aspx Self-help guidance from a national specialist service.

D: Depression

If you are feeling very low visit your doctor (GP) and/or make an appointment with the counselling service at college.

Moodjuice www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk Interactive website includes anxiety, depression, and anger management.

Ecouch Australian interactive website www.ecouch.anu.edu.au  provides free, self-help modules for depression, general anxiety and social anxiety, as well as for loss/bereavement.

Centre for Clinical Interventions www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/resources/consumers.cfm an interactive CBT self-help site addressing a wide variety of problem areas: depression, social anxiety, panic, worry, self-esteem, procrastination, assertiveness, and eating problems.

Local Samaritans

Samaritan House, 40 Trafalgar St W, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 7QS 01723 368888

www.samaritans.org

Papyrus (Prevention of young suicide) www.papyrus-uk.org/support/for-you For those who have been thinking about taking their own life or have tried to harm themselves.

Students against Depression www.studentsagainstdepression.org A self-help site written specifically for students experiencing depression

D: Drinking

Down your drink www.downyourdrink.org.uk A self-help site for people concerned about their drinking.

E: Eating disorders

b-eat (Beating Eating Disorders) www.b-eat.co.uk The main national charity offering help for people with eating disorders.

Men Get Eating Disorders Too www.mengetedstoo.co.uk a charitable organization that seeks to raise awareness of eating disorders in men.

E: Exam Stress

Managing Exam Stress This college leaflet outlines techniques you can use to cope and perform well when under pressure.

See also Anxiety and Timekeeping.

L:  LGBGT

Broken Rainbow www.brokenrainbow.org.uk Offers support to LGBT victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse.

Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (FFLAG) www.fflag.org.uk A national voluntary organization supporting the parents and families of LGB people.

M: Mental health

Mental health charity websites:

Mental Health Foundation www.mhf.org.uk

Mind (National Association for Mental Health) www.mind.org.uk

O: OCD

OCD-UK www.ocduk.org Support and information for people experiencing Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

S: Sleep problems

National Sleep Foundation www.sleepfoundation.org Information and guidance for people experiencing difficulty sleeping.

S: Social anxiety/ Shyness

Social-anxiety UK www.social-anxiety.org.uk Information and support for problems of self-consciousness and shyness.

T: Time Management

Time Management Success www.time-management-success.com Practical ideas for managing your time and doing what matters to you most.