Counseling and Mental Health Resources

When it comes to our emotional health, sometimes we just need a little nudge in the right direction, but sorting through everything the internet has to offer can feel overwhelming.  On this page I share links to information and resources that I trust and have found helpful.  

 
 

Substance use

  • Family and friends of those in addiction and recovery - Al Anon.

  • Find a list of local Alcoholics Anonymous meetings here.

  • Learn where to find a list of local Narcotics Anonymous meetings here.

 
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Mood issues

  • Get to know your unhelpful thinking patterns and learn more productive ways of thinking with the CBT Thought Diary application.

  • Track your mood each day using the Daylio application on your smartphone. This app also allows you to select activities you do throughout the day that may affect your mood.

  • Feeling anxious or on edge all the time? Click here to watch my favorite video on belly breathing to learn the power of breathing correctly.

  • Learn progressive muscle relaxation through this guided meditation to help ease muscle tension and anxiety.

 
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Career guidance

  • Discover which careers match your personality with the Holland Code

  • Matching a career with your personality - NEO-PI

 

 

Community and virtual support groups

  • Engage in a free online support group for eating disorder recovery through Alsana. Click here to learn more.

  • Participate in a free pet loss support group in Theodore, AL. Find more information on how to become involved by clicking here.

 

Interesting reads on a variety of topics

  • Learn about the link between depression and sleep disorders by clicking here.

  • You’ve likely heard about it before, but what exactly is seasonal affective disorder. Find more information here.

  • Want to better understand the benefits of journaling? Look no further than this NYT article about the benefits of journaling on mental health.