Self-Management 2016-11-27T22:36:49+00:00

Suicide…read this first
The original web page written by Martha Ainsworth. A suicide prevention classic, this simple essay has been saving lives on the internet since 1995. As powerful today as when it was first created.
A good web resource and Canadian helpline for youth on how to deal with bullying.

Big White Wall (U.K. and N.Z.)
A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by trained professionals.

Big White Wall (U.S.)
Big White Wall is an interactive emotional health service offering self-help programs, creative outlets and a community that cares. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, we’ll help you get through it.

Bullying and Depression
Stories, faccts and how to beat depression.

Can’t Sleep? Try this Guided Meditation Talkdown Video
Sleep is an essential component of good mental health, and trouble sleeping can be a symptom of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other conditions, as well as simply resulting from stress.

Coping & Self-Care
There are many things you can do to help reduce your feelings of stress and emotional pain. This section on coping strategies and dealing with stress will be helpful to you.

Coping Suggestions for the Suicidal Person
Suggestions for supportive tools that you can create now to help you at those times when you are feeling down and distressed.

Coping With Suicidal Thoughts
Coping with Suicidal Thoughts is intended for individuals who are currently experiencing suicidal ideation and/or have had a plan or made an attempt to hurt themselves.

A web portal to a suite of tools and resources, including CBT psychotherapy with MoodGym and e-couch, depression information, a directory of web services rated by users, and more. Includes a moderated peer support forum and non-crisis chat services.

Get Self-Help – Coping with Suicidal Thoughts
This website provides CBT self help and therapy resources, including worksheets and information sheets and self help mp3s

Lived Experience Coping Tips for Suicidal Thoughts
To cope with daily life with less acute suicidal thoughts, consider the techniques shared here.

Here we offer strategies to survive and build more manageable and meaningful lives.

The Quiet Place
If you enjoy reading and writing, click here for a new project from the creator of the quiet place.

Reasons to go on Living
Canadian research project archiving suicide attempt stories along with why the survivor is now glad to be alive

Reasons for staying alive when you are considering suicide
Grassroots reasons for staying alive when you are considering suicide.

Self-help Resources
mental health info in 11 languages

Suicide Help: Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts & Feelings
How to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings and Overcome the Pain

Wellness Workshop
The Wellness Workshop online is a resource to help you on your personal journey to Mental health Wellness. The workshop is for everyone and is designed to give you tools to both improve your mental wellness and to maintain your wellness.

What Happens Now?
Blog by and for suicide attempt survivors, hosted by the American Association for Suicidology. Features weekly guest blog posts by various attempt survivors and those who have experienced suicidal thoughts