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Mental Health and Wellness Resources: Anxiety and Stress
Student Services counsellors are available to support you in Room 211 in the Main Campus 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, and 9:30am-5pm on Saturday. This guide also offers online resources and information to help you learn about and support your mental health
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The Anxious Thoughts Workbook
Presents a targeted, transdiagnostic approach for moving past unwanted mental intrusions, and teaches readers how to change the destructive patterns responsible for the persistence of anxious and depressive thinking.
Mind Your Head
Covering topics from anxiety and depression to addiction, self-harm and personality disorders, the authors talk clearly and supportively about a range of issues facing young people's mental health - whether fleeting or long-term - and how to manage them.
Coping with anxiety : ten simple ways to relieve anxiety, fear, and worry
These immediate, user-friendly, and effective strategies are designed to help you overcome anxiety. They include step-by-step exercises that you can do in the moment without having to understand the subtleties of the most often used therapies for treating anxiety.
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens
Helps readers identify the underlying causes of their stress, anxiety, and worry. Teens will also learn to develop a game plan for reducing stress so they can focus on reaching their goals.
A Still Quiet Place for Teens
This book will help you be fully present in the moment, cultivate kindness and curiosity toward yourself and others, and find constructive ways of dealing with the pressures of being a young adult.
The Worry Workbook for Teens
Helps you to target chronic, debilitating worry with proven-effective skills to help you alleviate worry symptoms and prevent them from escalating into anxiety.
Little ways to keep calm and carry on : twenty lessons for managing worry, anxiety, and fear
Twenty short and simple, yet powerful lessons and anxiety-reducing techniques that will help you move past stressful moments with grace.
Anxiety happens : 52 ways to find peace of mind
This essential guide offers fifty-two quick and powerful mindfulness-based strategies to help readers break free from fear, worry, and panic, and cultivate genuine, lasting happiness.
The perfectionism workbook for teens : activities to help you reduce anxiety and get things done
Unhealthy perfectionism causes us to hold ourselves to impossibly high standards that can result in low self-esteem, severe anxiety, and self-destructive behavior. With this workbook, based in proven-effective therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), you will develop the self-compassion and mindfulness tools needed to counteract the dire effects of perfectionism and develop new, healthy skills for setting and achieving goals and boosting self-esteem.
Anxiety and Panic Attacks
Tackles readers' questions regarding anxiety and panic attacks, dispelling misconceptions and examining real-world scenarios that highlight important concepts and controversies.
Anxiety Is Really Strange
Explains anxiety in an easy-to-understand, engaging graphic format with tips and strategies to relieve its symptoms, and change the mind's habits for a more positive outlook.
Anxiety Relief for Teens: Essential CBT Skills & Mindfulness Practices to Overcome Anxiety & Stress
With proven CBT-based skills and mindfulness techniques, this book can be your guide out of the spiraling stress of anxiety and get you back on track to living a happy and healthy life.
Don't Tell Me to Relax!
The author describes her personal struggles with anxiety, from despair and diagnosis to treatment. Also offers help for others struggling with their own anxieties.
Heads Up: Changing Minds on Mental Health
While providing information on the major mental health diagnoses, Siebert also shares ideas and resources to support those who are suffering, including holistic ways of balancing mind, body, heart and spirit.
Looking After Your Mental Health
Provides a gentle guide to good mental health, with input from experts in both psychology and psychiatry.
Mind over Mood
Helps readers use cognitive-behavioral therapy--one of today's most effective forms of psychotherapy--to conquer depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems.
Unfuck Your Brain
With humor, patience, and lots of swearing, Dr. Faith shows you the science behind what's going on in your skull and talks you through the process of retraining your brain to respond appropriately to the non-emergencies of everyday life.
You Are Not a Rock
The author makes the case that instead of trying to feel less and avoid pain and stress, we need to build emotional fitness, especially our capacity for strength, balance and focus.
The wellbeing workout : how to manage stress and develop resilience
This book offers you an encyclopedia of self-help options for you to adapt according to how you tick and to the circumstances you find yourself in at any given moment. It addresses 60 different issues, and for each one provides a short 'Spotlight' to understand the issue, 'Top Tips' for dealing with it, and an 'Action plan' to put those tips into practice. Wellbeing is about managing the ebbs and flows of what life throws at us. It's a mindset, a personal commitment and an ongoing endeavour.
Find Your Fierce
Become your bravest and fiercest self and overcome social anxiety disorder. Social anxiety is tough, but you don't have to figure it out alone. This empowering book with walk you through strategies that work. - From publisher
Free resources from experts so you can learn more about how to manage anxiety and take care of your mental health.
Includes informative articles, step-by-step guides to create a personal anxiety management plan, an app, and relatable podcast episodes. Plus video discussions specifically for managing uncertainty and stress during COVID-19.
A free app designed to help you deal with anxiety and stop it from controlling your life. It can help you cope by providing a variety of everyday strategies and specific tools so you can take charge of your anxiety and your life.
A free skill-building program designed to help you manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry. You will have access to workbooks, activities, videos, or a trained coach who can provide up to 6 phone sessions that will support you on your path to mental wellness.
A free virtual course on mental health designed to help you deal with everyday life challenges and learn self-management skills using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) principles. Course content and materials are practical and easily applied to everyday life situations.
This website has collected straightforward research-based strategies for developing resilience to stress and improving emotional wellbeing. Free practices include meditations, goal visualization, and gratitude journaling.