Self Management

Self-management is intended to empower individuals in their recovery by providing the skills and confidence they need to take active steps in recognizing and managing their own health problems. When it comes to your mental health, self-care can help you manage stress, lower your risk of illness, and increase your energy. Even small acts of self-care in your daily life can have a big impact.

Below are some strategies, research, information and resources for self managing stress, emotional pain, depression, anxiety & suicidal thoughts.

Some Great Self Management Links

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.

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 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.

This website provides CBT self help and therapy resources, including worksheets and information sheets and self help mp3s

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

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

A good web resource & Canadian helpline for youth on how to deal with bullying.

Grassroots reasons for staying alive when you are considering suicide.

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.

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