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Mental Health Resources

Mental illness is no laughing matter. Depression alone is the single leading cause of disability claims in the United States. And it’s not always easy to get help. That’s why we’ve curated an extensive list of mental health resources, information, and blogs for you to bookmark and use.

Because mental illness is so serious, we caution you to treat these resources as informational and educational in nature. They are not to be considered a substitute for therapy or medical care performed by a licensed professional.  

If you do wan to seek help on the internet, we strongly recommend that you take advantage of professional online counseling services. These platforms offer affordable, confidential, and effective therapy for a fraction of the cost of traditional face-to-face therapy. There are three such services that we recommend (affiliate links):

BetterHelp

TalkSpace

Online-Therapy.Com

If you are in crisis, please stop using this site immediately and contact your local emergency services. For a list of numbers by country, go here.

DISCLOSURE: Please keep in mind that some of the links in this post are affiliate links and if you go through them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. I link to these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from your purchases. The decision is yours.

Free Mental Health eBooks

We have curated a list of free eBooks that you can download and use as you see fit. Topic include managing depression and anxiety, manifesting abundance, quitting drinking, and finding a great relationship.

Recommended Reading

This is a list of some of the best books on Amazon about mental health, addiction, recovery, self-improvement, relationships, parenting, and and counseling. Your support helps our site!

Professional Development

Are you  mental health professional? Enjoy some curated links to professional organizations and opportunities for masters and doctoral level counselors and therapists.

For Counselors and Therapists

Free and low cost professional development and continuing education (CEUs) opportunities for masters and doctoral level counselors and therapists.

Mental Health Resources

An informed client is an empowered client. There are hundreds of non-profits, charitable organizations, government agencies, and publications that exist to help you manage your mental health. Here's a sample of what's out there.

The Best Mental Health Blogs

Often, personal experience and individual perspective is the best way to learn about mental illness. These blogs are just a small sample of the many wonderful mental health blogs on the internet. 

Mental Health Websites

A collection of personal, professional, governmental, and non-profit mental health websites. These serve as excellent forums to express yourself or to learn more about mental health topics.

Crisis Support Information

Blunt Therapy is not a resource for those who are suffering from severe mental illness (such as schizophrenia) or who are struggling with suicidal and/or homicidal ideation. If you feel like you might be a danger to yourself or others, please make use of the following resources immediately.

Editor's Picks

Books about mental health, self-help, addiction, and personal growth available on Amazon (sponsored).

The Best Mental Health Resources on the Internet

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