A list of my favourite mental health & anxiety resources, as well as things I find useful for chronic illness. I’ll be adding to this page frequently, so if you have any mental health and anxiety resources that you love and would like to see here, please contact me about adding something to the list.
Helplines & Mental Health Charities
NoPanic.Org.Uk – They have both an adult & youth helpline.
Samaritans – They literally saved my life during a breakdown.
SANE – Offers our-of-hours support
Anxiety UK – Also offer a text service as well as a helpline.
Mind – The mental health charity.
Programs & E-books
Social Anxiety To Social Success – This is my very own e-book, complete with worksheets and a bonus conversation guide.
Treatment & Therapy Services
Hypnosis Downloads – There’s all kinds of useful hypnosis downloads for Social Anxiety on here, from hypnosis for speaking in groups all the way to blushing.
Counselling Directory – A UK directory connecting you to local counsellors and psychotherapists.
Free Therapy Worksheets – I’ve used these a lot myself, especially when my therapy ended and I needed more worksheets.
7 Cups Of Tea – Free online and confidential chat with therapists and trained listeners.
iPrevail – Free online peer counselling.
BlahTherapy – Free to talk to strangers or a 7-day free trial to talk to online therapists. You can take a questionnaire and get matched to a therapist for your specific needs.
The Anxiety Lounge – This is my anxiety group. I wanted a more positive and friendly space to talk about anxiety and a place we could uplift each other and help each other achieve our goals.
DailyStrength – A social network of support groups and forums for all different kinds of struggles. I used to this website everyday and it really helped my depression.
Social Anxiety Support Forums – I’ve been a member on here for years, I love it.
Horsesmouth – Online mentoring network where you can talk to people about all different kinds of issues.
Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety: Volume 1 – I love any anxiety resource that isn’t boring and over medical, that’s why I created this blog in the first place, so an anxiety book with swearing and humour that still gets the job done? hell fucking yes.
Breaking Mad: The Insider’s Guide to Conquering Anxiety – A book that actually gets it and is fun to read!
We’re All Mad Here: The No-Nonsense Guide to Living with Social Anxiety – I mention Claire’s blog below but I needed to mention her book too! It’s always refreshing to read something about Social Anxiety from someone who actually does have it themselves but even more refreshing when it’s personable and down to earth.
Apps & Trackers
Spire.io – This tracker an app keeps track of your breathing and helps you calm down when it detects your breathing getting tense. It also tracks steps and calories burnt too!
Feel Stress Free App by Thrive – A lovely calming app that you can use on any device including PC that helps you track your mood and gives you exercises to reduce stress/anxiety and low mood. Check my review about the app here.
Headspace – Meditation App
Pacifica – Helps with stress and anxiety. Based on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy techniques.
MindShift – Anxiety tool for teenagers and young adults
Mental Health Blogs
Some of my favourite blog reads