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Once you have the basics, there are some tools we've developed below based on good research to help you be an active player in managing your mental health or substance use problems, or support someone you love in their recovery.


Managing Mental Disorders

A series of three toolkits to help you understand, manage and prevent relapse of a mental disorder.


Managing Substance Use

A workbook designed to help individuals thinking about their alcohol or other drug use, wherever they may be on their road to behaviour change.


Managing Anxiety Disorders

A manual specially tailored for those with anxiety problems or a diagnosed anxiety disorder. A comprehensive and helpful resource that also features quizzes.


Managing Depression

A series of three toolkits to help you understand, manage and prevent relapse of depression.


Managing Depression in Pregnancy and Following Birth

This workbook has been contributed to HeretoHelp by our partners at the BC Reproductive Mental Health Program of BC Mental Health and Addiction Services. We highly recommend this resource for women wanting to learn self-help skills to prevent and manage depression during pregnancy and after birth.


Managing Mental Well-Being

A series of worksheets—our Wellness Modules—on various topics to do with mental well-being including stress management, exercise, nutrition, emotions, relationships and thinking patterns. A useful resource for everyone, whether you have a mental illness or substance use problem or not.


Supporting a Family Member

When a family member suffers from a mental illness, one of the most important things to do is to learn about the disorder. By educating yourself about the mental or substance use disorder, you can take an active role in your family member’s recovery.


Supporting a Student

An orientation guide for teachers that guides them on how to help students in their class who suffer from a mental illness. 


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