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.
Back from the Bluez Free online workbook using cognitive-behavioral approach.
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
Blogger Glennon Doyle Melton — The Erasing
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).
My3 App Create a coping plan and lists of supports (your “3”) for times when you are feeling suicidal in this free app.
CULTURE AND DEPRESSION
Writer/Activist Imade Nobukun: Youtube video “Imade on Depression and the interactions of social justice and mental health”
The FaceIt Foundation Support for men with depression in the Twin Cities Local support groups as well as individual peer support: “Men can connect with a Face It peer in two different ways. For a man living in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, Face It can connect him to a peer who has battled depression to chat with by phone or email, or even meet for a cup of coffee.”
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
Mental Health Issues for GLBT People — NAMI MN Fact Sheet
The Truth About Gay Men and Depression (HuffPo article by Max DuBowy)