Mood & Anxiety
Bounce Back® is a free program for individuals 15+ experiencing mild to moderate depression or anxiety. Resources include videos, coaching by phone, video-conference or text, and an online self-help program.
Resource website with links to information and tools to help with anxiety. For children, youth, adults, parents, etc.
Youth with Anxiety
Interactive website that offers information and tools for dealing with anxiety.
Kelty's Key is a free and confidential online cognitive behavioral therapy service that can provide you with the support you need to feel better. Topics: anxiety, chronic pain, complicated grief, depression, family support, insomnia, panic, addiction
Numerous resources designed to facilitate progress on your healing journey.
Moodgym is like an interactive self-help book which helps you to learn and practise skills which can help to prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Interactive website designed to help people with depression and anxiety by monitoring symptoms and functioning. Very useful for sharing with clinicians.
Cutting edge evidence and tools on quality of life and self-management of Bipolar Disorder.
Antidepressant Skills Workbook (ASW)
The Antidepressant Skills Workbook (ASW) is a self-care manual based on scientific research about which strategies work best in managing depression. It provides an overview of depression, explains how it can be effectively managed, and gives a step-by-step guide to changing patterns that trigger depression.
Exercise and depression toolkit
The Exercise and Depression Toolkit has been created for health care providers working with adults with depression in Canada. The toolkit was designed to support health care providers in exploring exercise as a treatment option for depression in collaboration with their patient or client.
- “Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think” by Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky
- “The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Anxiety: Breaking Free from Worry, Panic, PTSD, and Other Anxiety Symptoms” by Alexander Chapman, Kim Gratz, Matthew Tull
- "The Generalized Anxiety Disorder Workbook: A Comprehensive CBT Guide for Coping with Uncertainty, Worry, and Fear" by Dr. Melisa Robichaud
- “Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic” by by David H. Barlow and Michelle G. Craske
- “The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook” by Edmund Bourne
- “The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook: Proven, Step-by-Step Techniques for Overcoming your Fear” by Martin M. Antony and Richard Swinson
- “The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms” by Mary Beth Williams
- “The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder” by Bruce M. Hyman
Mood tracking apps – list
Check out this list of helpful apps to help track your mood and identify triggers that may be affecting your mental health!
Booster Buddy - Apple, Android
Child and youth-oriented ‘buddy-based’ coaching system; symptom review, medication reminders, ‘quests’ to complete for credits
MindShift is an app designed to help you cope with anxiety using strategies to help you deal with everyday anxiety and specific tools to tackle a range of challenges.
MoodMission helps you learn ways of coping with low mood and anxiety. Tell the app how you're feeling and get a tailored list of 5 Missions to help you feel better. Missions are activities and mental health strategies that are quick, easy, and backed up by scientific evidence.
Apple or Android; Social networking site – track mood and share with others, receiving feedback like comments or ‘hugs’
SAM is an app to help you understand and manage your anxiety including tools to help you monitor anxious feelings, practice physical and mental relaxation and build your own toolkit of resources to draw on as needed.
Woebot is an automated conversational agent (chatbot) who helps you monitor mood and learn about yourself. Drawing from a therapeutic framework known as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Woebot asks people how they’re feeling and what is going on in their lives in the format of brief daily conversations. Woebot also talks to you about mental health and wellness and sends you videos and other useful tools depending on your mood and needs at that moment. You can think of Woebot as a choose-your-own-adventure self-help book that is capable of storing all of your entries, and gets more specific to your needs over time.