Tools

See below some useful tools hand-picked by us to help you learn about mental health and improve that of yourself and those around you.

They include various online tools like toolkits and courses, websites and mobile applications.

Online tools we recommend

Beyond Blue’s Anxiety & Depression Checklist

  • This checklist can be completed very quickly and asks you to reflect on your feelings over the past four weeks. It measures how distressed you’ve been recently, by signs of depression and anxiety and is commonly used by general practitioners and mental health professionals to determine what level of support you may require.
  • Access it here.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training & Courses

  • MHFA has recently released 100% online versions of their courses to help you learn skills help your community by improving people’s mental health and make a difference. This is available for individuals, organisations, and instructors to complete a course and receive accreditation to help others.
  • Found out more here.

Black Dog Institute’s Psychological Toolkit

  • Black Dog Institute has provided practical resources to assist health professionals manage mental health conditions in their clinical work. This includes questionnaires, assessments, charts, tools, and exercises for patients.
  • Access it here.

Websites

Brightside

  • An online platform where you can seek help from licensed therapists and create personalised plans for your mental health journey. It is a relatively new global initiative and starts with an assessment to tailor a plan for you.
  • Visit website here.
Talkspace
  • This site offers several subscription plans and is well known for their messaging-therapy. With this particular service, you can connect with your therapist five days a week via video, audio, or text messaging. You simply undergo an assessment to match a therapist that would be the best fit for you and you start your journey.
  • Visit website here.

Batyr

  • This organisation offers programs and workshops to spread awareness about mental health, to break the stigma and motivate young people to reach out if they are struggling mentally. They do it by engaging, educating, and empowering the people they talk to in order to lift people up.
  • Visit website here.
Positive Psychology Centre
  • “The mission of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania is to promote research, training, education, and the dissemination of Positive Psychology, resilience and grit.”
  • Visit website here.

Mobile Phone Applications

Calm – Sleep Stories

  • Sleep stories are soothing tales that mix music, sound fx and incredible voice talent to help you drift into dreamland.
  • Link to website here.

Headspace

  • Headspace is meditation made simple. They teach you skills of meditation and mindfulness in just a few minutes a day.
  • Link to website here.

Mood Mint

  • Mood Mint is a game that uses Cognitive Bias Modification and other science-backed techniques to help lower stress, reduce anxiety, and boost your mood.
  • Link to more information here.

Smiling Mind

  • Smiling Mind is a tool developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to your life.
  • Link to website here.

FitMind

  • A neuroscience-based meditation and mental health fitness training for optimising our minds. The founder has a degree in neuroscience and is a licensed meditation teacher.
  • Link to website here.
Enjoy Bloom
  • Your daily mental health coach with interactive video CBT therapy sessions, personalised to you.
  • Link to website here.

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