Resources

If you’re feeling desperate right now go here! http://studentsagainstdepression.org/get-support/check-suicide-and-self-harm/feeling-like-you-want-to-die/

Youtube Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_T9Jg0U2DA – The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) Talks About Depression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKiAz6ndUbU – Stephen Fry on Manic Depression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiCrniLQGYc – I Had A Black Dog, His Name Was Depression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJ_S5Rjt_iI – Living With Depression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps8RcOdfHT4 – What It’s Like Living With Depression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51vdnwrfsNA – 6 Must Know Signs of Depression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Yq6W7YAHM4 – Depression Isn’t Always Obvious

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQr1G1OOEEQ – What People With Depression Want You To Know

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwunMZQYAxA – 12 Confessions From People Who Struggle With Depression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maGC3mBVXJ8 – Depression Make-Up Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTrqehlFz1w – What Happens When People Learn You’ve Self-Harmed? Rebecca’s Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcSUs9iZv-g – I Jumped Off The Golden Gate Bridge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezI2W32yNg8 – Living With A Mental Disorder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jjh1W_TbUNY – What It’s Like to Lost Someone to Suicide

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ula0LuaYuSw – If I Could Speak To My Mental Disorder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEGplNtXD2w – People Talk About Their First Therapy Session

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUW5AX1L1jA – 6 Untrue Facts About Mental Health You Probably Believe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weylkHJkQuY – What People Who Take Mental Health Medication Want You To Know

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDjLpUcnoZI – Taking Anti-Depressants For The First Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eBUcBfkVCo – Depression, the Secret We Share | Andrew Solomon | TED Talks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rv9SwZWVkOs – Conquering depression: how I became my own hero | Hunter Kent | TEDxYouth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-IR48Mb3W0 – What is depression? – Helen M. Farrell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOK1tKFFIQI – The Science of Depression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzPMZ36KNKs – 12 Things Not To Say To Depressed People

Documentaries

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VFZZdWlOyM – Professor Green’s Suicide and Me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEULUv1OWNY – Life After Suicide

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yT_F0dMZRU – Stephen Fry’s The Secret Life of a Manic-Depressive

https://vimeo.com/155524243 – Stephen Fry’s The Not So Secret Life of a Manic Depressive: 10 Years On

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATTbHvI-pVU – Diaries of a Broken Mind

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3sqjj4 – My Baby, Psychosis and Me

Books

Memoirs

William Styron – Darkness Visible

Kay Redfield Jamison – An Unquiet Mind

Andrew Solomon – The Noonday Demon

Matt Haig – Reasons to Stay Alive (£3 on Amazon right now!)

Scott Stossel – My Age of Anxiety

David Adam – The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: OCD & The True Story of a Life Lost in Thought

James Rhodes – Instrumental

Sally Brampton – Shoot The Damn Dog

Linda Gask – The Other Side of Silence

Daniel Smith – Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety

Elizabeth Wurtzel – Prozac Nation

Susanna Kaysen – Girl Interrupted

Rachel Kelly – Black Rainbow

Stephanie Merritt – The Devil Within

Stephen Fry – Moab is my Washpot/The Fry Chronicles/More Fool Me

Jim Knipfel – Quitting The Nairobi Trio

Self Help/Psychology

Matthew Johnstone – I Had a Black Dog/Living with a Black Dog

Tessa Wigney – Journeys with the Black Dog

Lewis Wolpert – Malignant Sadness

Jonathan Rottenberg – The Depths

Various – Dear Stranger: Letters on the Subject of Happiness

Robert M. Sapolsky – Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

Sarah Rayner – Making Friends with Anxiety

HH Dalai Lama & Howard C. Cutler – The Art of Happiness

Ruby Wax – Sane New World

Anne Sheffield – How You Can Survive When They’re Depressed

David Sinden – The Little Book of Calm Colouring

Fiction

Ned Vizzini – It’s Kind of a Funny Story

Sylvia Plath – The Bell Jar

Alastair Campbell – All In The Mind

David Foster Wallace – Infinite Jest

Matthew Quick – Silver Linings Playbook

Michael Cunningham – The Hours

Richard Yates – Disturbing the Peace/Revolutionary Road

Tennessee Williams – A Streetcar Named Desire

Ken Kesey – One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

Non-Fiction

Joshua Wolf Shenk – Lincoln’s Melancholy

Anthony Storr – Churchill’s Black Dog

Martin Gayford – The Yellow House

Sylvia Nasar – A Beautiful Mind

Anne Gekoski – What’s Normal Anyway? Celebrities’ Own Stories of Mental Illness

Andrew Smith – Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell To Earth

Buzz Aldrin – Magnificent Desolation

Poetry

Robert Lowell – Collected Poems/Life Studies

John Berryman – The Dream Songs

Sylvia Plath – Ariel

Robert Frost – Collected Poems

Neil Astley – Staying Alive

Jo Shapcott – Emergency Kit: Strange Poems for Strange Times

Graphic Novels/Memoir

Katie Green – Lighter Than My Shadow

Ellen Forney – Marbles

Brick – Depresso

Darryl Cunningham – Psychiatric Tales

Allie Brosh – Hyperbole and a Half

 Blogs

https://rapidcyclistwordpresscom.wordpress.com/

https://rachelholly90.wordpress.com/

Photography Projects 

https://brokenlightcollective.com/

http://www.edwardhonaker.com/booktwo/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/06/christian-hopkins-depression-photography_n_7714426.html

Movies

Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Through A Glass Darkly (1961)

The Fire Within (1963)

Repulsion (1965)

Persona (1966)

The Rain People (1969)

Family Life (1971)

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

I Never Promised You A Rose Garden (1977)

Interiors (1978)

The Bell Jar (1979)

An Angel At My Table (1990)

Clean, Shaven (1993)

Benny and Joon (1993)

Safe (1995)

Shine (1996)

As Good as it Gets (1997)

Girl Interrupted (1999)

Revolution No. 9 (2001)

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

The Hours (2002)

Keane (2004)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Thin (2006)

Revolutionary Road (2008)

It’s Kind of a Funny Story (2010)

Take Shelter (2011)

Shame (2011)

Melancholia (2011)

Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

The Skeleton Twins (2014)

The End of the Tour (2015)

Inside Out (2015)

Touched With Fire (2016)

Music

Feel Uplifted with Mental Health Daily (on Spotify) – https://open.spotify.com/user/mentalhealthdaily/playlist/6Hnw0gLvB6IwGFnSm48ie2

Mental Health Awareness Week 2016 – https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/relationships/playlist

Apps

Silent Secret – http://www.silentsecret.com/

Koko – https://itskoko.com/

Headspace – https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app

Emoodji – http://www.emoodji.co.uk/

Code Blue – http://codeblue.io/

Breathe to Relax – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/breathe2relax/id425720246?mt=8

Lantern – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lantern-golantern.com/id915708282?mt=8

PTSD Coach – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ptsd-coach/id430646302?mt=8

Optimism – http://www.findingoptimism.com/

Talkspace – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/talkspace-therapy/id661829386?mt=8

Big White Wall – https://www.bigwhitewall.com/landing-pages/landingv3.aspx?ReturnUrl=/#.V0Hj2PkrLIV

SAM – Self Help for Anxiety Management – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/self-help-for-anxiety-management/id666767947?mt=8

Intellicare – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.northwestern.cbits.intellicare.conductor

Video Games

http://projecturok.org/video-games-that-concern-mental-illness/

 Online Resources

http://studentsagainstdepression.org/ (you can order posters etc. for free for your room/uni campus here!)

http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/

http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/ (changing attitudes in the workplace)

http://www.thementalblocks.com/ (depicting mental illness via Lego)

http://www.samaritans.org/

http://www.sane.org.uk/

https://www.thecalmzone.net/

http://www.studentminds.org.uk/ripple-campaign-resources.html

http://www.studentminds.org.uk/guide-for-friends.html

http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/adventures-in-depression.html

http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/depression-part-two.html

https://www.reddit.com/r/depression/

http://www.7cups.com/

http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/your-stories/

http://www.youngminds.org.uk/copingoncampus

 

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