Staff Picks: Our Favorite Mental Health Digital Resources

 

🗓️ May 19, 2021

Your life is rooted in the digital world, and it's time to bring your mental health game there, too. For Mental Health Awareness Month, our staff has curated a knowledge base of our most-loved digital mental health resources: apps, blog posts, podcasts, and more to bring help bring meaningful and mindful mental health support systems to your fingertips.

 

Featured Resource: Zillion's RestoreResilience

Okay, we're a little biased - but only because we know how great our partner Zillion's RestoreResilience program truly is. RestoreResilience is an always-available support program that focuses on stress and anxiety, with additional health content in the areas of sleep, nutrition, and exercise. Through personalized 1:1 coaching and an easy-to-use mobile app, members learn how to cultivate positivity, remain present in their daily life, manage emotional or mindless eating, and more. There's truly no better resource for your wellbeing than one that is personalized for you. Learn more about RestoreResilience here.


Our Favorite Blog Posts for Mental Health Month

The E's/Ease of a Positive Work Environment

What makes a workplace a good place to work? Check out this blog post to learn how leading using a framework of Safety, Predictability, and Control can help create an office culture of encouragement, empathy, and empowerment. 

How to Say the Right Thing to Someone Struggling

Whether it’s a friend or colleague, family member or employee, finding the right words to say to someone struggling with their behavioral health may seem challenging. Focus on the emotion behind your words – acknowledging what someone is feeling and showing that you care can make a tremendous difference. Learn more about what to say – and not to say – to someone experiencing depression and other mental health conditions here.

Greening your Behavioral Health

Looking for creative ways to improve your well-being, promote resiliency, and practice self-care? Spend twenty minutes outside in nature to help reduce stress hormone levels. Or if you’re unable to experience the outdoors firsthand, try WindowSwap to travel somewhere new without leaving your home or office. Learn more about the potential of “eco-therapy” in this blog post.

Behavioral Health in Tech: The Unintended Impact of a Risk-Taking Culture

For employers, the key to encouraging whole body well-being – physical and behavioral health and resiliency to respond to stressors affecting both – is fostering a culture of psychological safety. Using the tech industry as an example, this blog post looks at why businesses should invest in employees’ mental health, what signs indicate that a team members needs support, and how psychological safety can help.

Behavioral Health at Any Age: No One Needs to Struggle Alone

Older adults struggling with their behavioral health often go undiagnosed. The myth that developing depression or other mental health conditions is a normal, inevitable part of aging is compounded by a failure to recognize some symptoms of mental illness that are unique to older adults; taken together this leads to a “treatment gap.” Learn more in this MindWise guest blog for Healthy Minds Philly.

 

Meditation Apps

 

Mood Tracking and Journaling Apps



Positive Thinking Apps

 

Mindful Focus Apps



Podcasts

 

Positive Social Media Accounts

 

Nicole Scherr

Written by Nicole Scherr

 

 

 

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