overwhelmed by the amount of resources out there?

Alexandra has done the grunt work for you. She’s curated a collection of her favourite and most-recommended resources.

Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety BC

Canadian Mental Health Association

Mood Disorders Association of BC

Unhelpful Thinking Styles - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Book: Mind Over Mood: Change How you Feel by Changing the Way You Think by Dr. Dennis Greenberger & Dr. Christine Padesky

Crisis

Crisis Centre - 24/7 assistance via phone or online chat. Suicide prevention call centre 1 (800) SUICIDE (784-2433)

Grief

British Columbia Bereavement Helpline

Living Through Loss Counselling Society

Book: Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart by Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt

Mindfulness

Grounding Resource

Guided Meditations - free meditations to stream or download

Book: Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by Job Kabat-Zinn

Reproductive Health

Coping With a Miscarriage - BabyCenter

HealthLink BC

Infertility Awareness Association of Canada 

Motherrisk - Information about substances/drugs used during pregnancy. Helpline - 1 (877) 439-2744

Options for Sexual Health - 1 (800) SEX-SENSE

Pregnancy Options Services - BC Women's Hospital - 1 (888) 875-3163 or (604) 875-3163

Quiz for indicators of Postpartum Depression

Reproductive Mental Health - BC Women's Hospital

Book: The Infertility Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Cope with the Challenges While Maintaining Your Sanity, Dignity, and Relationships by Dr. Judith Daniluk

Book: A Silent Sorrow: Pregnancy Loss - Guidance and Support for You and Your Family by Ingrid Kohn & Perry-Lynn Moffitt

BooK: Surviving Miscarriage: You Are Not Alone by Dr. Stacy McLaughlin

Book: Stillbirth, Yet Still Born: Grieving and Honoring Your Precious Baby by Dr. Deborah L. Davis

Trauma & Abuse

Book: Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Dr. Peter A. Levine

Book: Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body by Dr. Peter A. Levine