Resources

INFORMATION ON MENTAL HEALTH

The Centre for Addiction & Mental Health- camh
http://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index

HelpGuide.org is a broad mental health website
www.helpguide.org

Ontario Mental Health Help Line
http://www.mentalhealthhelpline.ca/

Crisis Services Canada
http://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/

Wellspring Cancer Support
http://www.wellspring.ca/

 

 

INFORMATION ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION

A support resource advocating for education and normalization of ranging sexual orientations.
http://pflagcanada.ca/

Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans Youthline
http://www.youthline.ca/

The 519 is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of the LGBTQ2S communities. A City of Toronto community services agency with an innovative model of Service, Space and Leadership, making a real difference in people’s lives, while working to promote inclusion, understanding and respect.
http://www.the519.org/

BOOKS FOR DEPRESSION

Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think By Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D. and Christine Padesky, Ph.D.
Your Depression Map: Find the Source of Your Depression and Chart Your Own Recovery By Randy Paterson, Ph.D.
The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness (Book & CD) By Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn
Managing Depression: A Self-Help Skills Resource for Women Living with Depression During Pregnancy, After Delivery & Beyond – Workbook By Dan Bilsker, Randy Paterson

 

BOOKS FOR ANXIETY
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, 6th Edition By Martha Davis, Ph.D., MSW, and Matthew McKay, Ph.D.
The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD: A Guide to Overcoming Obsessions and Compulsions Using Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy By Jon Hershfield and Tom Corboy

The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques By Margaret Wehrenberg

 

BOOKS FOR COUPLES

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert By John M. Gottman, Ph.D. and Nan Silver
Hold me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
Dr. Sue Johnson
The Five Love Languages By Dr Gary Chapman
After The Affair By Janis Abrahm Spring

 

BOOKS FOR SLEEP
Quiet your Mind and Get to Sleep
Colleen Carney and Rachel Manber
New Harbinger Publications Inc. 2009

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