Turning Depression Around Handout with resources for Augsburg students on standing up to and turning around depression through self-care; includes support resources on campus. For individualized support in using the suggestions in this handout, Augsburg students can schedule an appointment with a counselor at CWC (612-330-1707).
Understanding and Coping With Depression Handout summarizing Dr. Henry Emmons’ talk at Augsburg on a holistic understanding of depression
Depression and College Students Brochure from the National Institute of Mental Health
Becoming a Better Consumer of Anti-Depressant Medications Handout from Augsburg’s CWC.
Pacifica app (anxiety, stress and depression relief) iPhone / android (basic app is free and has many good tools such as goal-setting, breathing techniques, mindfulness meditations, mood tracking, cognitive behavioral therapy tools, and also online support groups; there is also a premium app for a monthly fee) Start with the Guided Paths “The First Week” as a good introduction to the tools on this app.
I had a black dog, his name was depression (YouTube video)
My Depression Story: YouTube star Meghan Rienks
Face It Foundation Local and on-line support for men with depression
Undoing Depression A Self-Help Support Site by psychotherapist Richard O’Connor author of Happy at Last
Books and Guided Imagery CDs in Augsburg Library At the reserve desk; just show the Circulation desk worker either the catalog record for the item, or the Reserves list (on your laptop or phone).
CULTURE AND DEPRESSION
Writer/Activist Imade Nobukun: Youtube video “Imade on Depression and the interactions of social justice and mental health”
Real Stories of Men with Depression HeadsUpGuys
HeadsUpGuys. For Men. About Men. Health Strategies for Managing and Preventing Depression.
Men & Depression — It’s Time to Face It
Black and Blue: On Being Black, Female, and Depressed (HuffPo article by jn. salters)
Asian American Women and Depression Kristina Wong
Transcending Historical Trauma (for Native Americans)
Mental Health Issues for GLBT People — NAMI MN Fact Sheet
The Truth About Gay Men and Depression (HuffPo article by Max DuBowy)