25 Mental Health Awareness Resources to Help with Stress
05/08/20 by Motion Recruitment
In a time of increased anxiety and isolation, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Not only are an estimated 1 million workers absent every day due to stress, but the global economy is set back by over one trillion dollars each year due to mental health issues. Now more than ever, we cannot afford to ignore that taking care of our emotional well-being is a top priority for both individuals and businesses. Our current climate has just further brought to light the significance and necessity of self-care, stress-management, and the resources and support to address mental health issues.
Now is an ideal time for companies and individuals to support one another by reaching out, checking in and showing compassion for themselves and others. So, in honor of Mental Health Month, we’ve put together some of our favorite mental health awareness resources that do a great job of addressing emotional well-being while providing helpful tools and mechanisms to cope with stressful situations.
- The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.
- An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
- Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
- Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
- Mind Hacking by Sir John Hargrave
- Headcase: LGBTQ Artists & Writers on Mental Health and Wellness
- 10% Happier with Dan Harris
- Therapy for Black Girls
- The Happiness Lab
- Insane in the Men Brain
- Happier with Gretchen Rubin
- Not Another Anxiety Show
- The Hilarious World of Depression
- Black Mental Matters
- 10% Happier
- Talkspace Therapy
- Self-Help Tools (Mental Health America)
- Support & Education (NAMI)
- Taking Care of Your Emotional Health (CDC)
- Coping with Isolation and Quarantine (SAMHSA)
While we hope you find these resources helpful, please note that this content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice or treatment. If you are struggling, we encourage you to seek the advice of a mental health professional or other qualified healthcare provider.