Mental Health Resources
On this page you will find:
Simple fact sheets for a variety of mental health conditions
Self help material and links to other self help websites
We will continue to add new resources and update existing ones where needed. If you have any ideas for resources that you feel may be useful, please suggest them to us via the 'contact' tab on this website.
Disclaimer: We are not trained counsellors and these resources are created from our own personal experiences and personal research using reliable textbooks and online resources.
Dare To Talk Fact Files
Free and simple 1 page fact files
Fact File: Depression
Download a simple and informative fact file on depression. Included are common symptoms, how to self test, available help and some advice from us at Dare to Talk.
Fact File: Anxiety
Download a fact file on Anxiety that outlines the key symptoms as well as advice on when to seek help and what help is available.
Fact File: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Download a fact file on OCD that helps explain this often misunderstood condition. Included are symptoms, possible treatment and some advice from us at Dare to Talk.
Fact File: Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is an often misunderstood condition. Here you can download a short fact file outlining some common symptoms, available treatment and a little bit of advice from us at Dare to talk.
Free resources to help you manage your mental health
Anxiety and depression diary
Councillors often recommend keeping a diary of your symptoms in order to better understand your condition. We've created a template for you, with advice on how to get the most out of it.
Anxiety and depression diary-PDF
Our anxiety and depression diary but in PDF form for those unable to download the publisher file.
Mental health charities
We have compiled a short 1 page list of some key mental health charities. Here you will find links to the websites of key charities as well as some useful phone numbers.
Top 5 ways to reduce anxiety and stress-with diary
We present our top 5 tips to reduce stress and anxiety from our own personal experience. Also included is a diary page to record your progress.