University Mental Health Day 7th March 2019 – Resources

University Student Mental Health Day 7th March 2019

SUF is holding a workshop at the University of Suffolk, and has a stand at the marketplace for this years University Mental Health Day. We have a range of handouts for students on the day, including a handout with the following self care and help resources.

Resources

Local services

Websites – helpful information and support

YouTube – videos

  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)– Dr Russ Harris (and others)
  • ACT mindfulness
  • Emerging Proud film – Katie Mottram – different perspective on distress, mental health and personal transformation.
  • Crazywise – different perspective on distress, mental health and personal transformation.

YouTube – Very helpful guided mindfulness and meditations, recommended to SUF by service users

  • Jason Stephenson
  • Meditations with Rasa Lukosiute
  • The Mindful Movement
  • Meditation Vacation
  • Hay House meditations and affirmations
  • Deepak Chopra
  • The Honest Guys
  • Michael Sealey

Facebook groups

  • Personality Disorders Awareness Network (PDAN)
  • Lessons Learned in Life
  • themighty.com
  • Lies in Disguise – BPD & trauma Recovery
  • BPD Beautiful Borderline Personality Disorder FB Page and support group
  • One in Four Campaign
  • Daily OM – for motivation, quotes & affirmations.
  • Suffolk User Forum
  • Worry Tree Café
  • Waves

Books

  • I feel so bad I can’t go on – This book won the BMA book award for those with sucidialisation who are finding it hard to keep their head above water. The book discusses: Tips on staying alive – even when you might not want to; Suicide lasts forever…
  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) Dr Russ Harris
  • The Dialectic Behaviour Therapy Skills Workbook
  • The Chimp Paradox by Steve Peters
  • Louise Hay – You can heal your life and Other Titles
  • Dr Susan Jeffers – End the struggle and Dance with life (and other titles)

Apps on Google Play and Apple

  • #Stay Alive App for Suffolk, with lost of self-care and self help resources
  • Elefriends,
  • WRAP (wellness recovery plan);
  • Daylio – mood diary;
  • Five ways to wellbeing.
  • Headspace

How to listen and support people in distress – see the co produced LISTEN poster below;

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