We include interesting interviews, articles, podcasts, but also infographics, relating to topics that are related to mental health, in our multimedia library. Everything is thematically divided. You can learn more about topics that interest you or discover the ones that have been unknown to you so far.
Content from other publicly available Internet sources is listed here. We made sure that the free materials are of the highest quality and evidence-based.
Parents and teachers
- ARTICLE: Tips for parenting during the COVID-19 outbreak
Multiple useful resources for parents and kids, videos, pdf to download and articles by WHO.
- FLYER: COVID19 : Quick tips to support your children in learning at home (UNESCO)
- VIDEO: meditation for stress
Guided mediation is a stress reduction technique that can be done anywhere. Take a stress-reduction break with Psy Hub´s short meditation for stress relief.
- ARTICLE: crises
A guide explaining what mental health crisis services are available, how they can help and when to access them. Also provides guidance on how you can plan for a crisis.
- ARTICLE: stress
Doing What Matters in Times of Stress: An Illustrated Guide by WHO.
- VIDEO: mental health during Covid-19
Essential workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic may experience complicated mental health challenges. Learn how to manage these emotion with Psych Hub.
- VIDEO: Covid-19 and mental health
The current challenges brought about by COVID-19 for people all around the globe have caused fear, anxiety, and uncertainty for so many of us. It's important to understand you are not alone in how you are feeling right now. Go to the Psy Hub video to learn more.
- VIDEO: Covid-19 social isolation
Following the global outbreak of COVID-19, social distancing has become a necessary preventative measure. Many people are experincing feelings of isolation and loneliness. What can you do to stay connected and healthy? Follow these tips.
- ARTICLE: crises
A guide explaining what mental health crisis services are available, how they can help
and when to access them. Also provides guidance on how you can plan for a crisis.
- VIDEO: positive self-talk
Our internal dialogues (self-talk) can shape our beliefs and influence our emotions and behavior, and provides assurance and motivation. Learn more about self-talk in the video created by Psych Hub.
- VIDEO: the power of thoughts
How negative thoughts work? What can we do to change them and followingly our mind? VGCtube provides a video where you can find out more.
- VIDEO: sleeping
Do you agree that sleeping is important? Althouh poor sleep is common, difficulty sleeping can ve an indication of insomnia. Sleep issues can be symptom of a mental health or medical condition. Check out this video made by Psych Hub.
- ARTICLE: 5 ways to boost mental health
The CNN health´s article called 5 natural ways to boost your mental health during stressful times is a useful tool to help you overcoming difficult periods in your life.
Suicide and self-harm
- VIDEO: a conversation about suicide
Is there someone in your life dealing with anxiety, depression or thoughts of suicide, but is too ashamed to talk about it? Jeremy Forbes saw this happening around him, and now heteaches people how to start a conversation about it.
- VIDEO: a suicidal ideation
Suicidal ideation is thinking that brings people to take their own lives. Here are a few critical things to understand about suicidal ideation and prevention.
- INFOGRAPHICS: suicide risk screener
Find out how much in risk you are to commit a suicide.
- WEB: self-harm and suicide
Read an article by Centre for suicide prevention on Self-harm and Suicide topic.
Anxiety, panic attacks
- VIDEO: panic attack
Panic attacks are often described as feeling like dying followed by intense fear that it will happen again. What is a panic attack?
- VIDEO: signs of a panic attack
Learn about symptoms and how to manage future panic attacks in the video by Psych Hub.
- VIDEO: anxiety disorder
Anxiety Disorders cause excessive worry that affects thoughts, feelings, and causes problems in a person’s life for at least 6 months. Whar is an anxiety disorder?
- VIDEO: meditation for anxiety
Looking for how to meditate for anxiety? Take a quick break with our 10-minute guided meditation to help calm anxiety, taught by Psych Hub's clinical manager, Emily St. Amant, LPC-MHSP.
- VIDEO: breathing for anxiety
Feeling anxious? Try this at-home breathing and relaxation exercise to help cope with anxiety. Deep breathing is a great way to help calm down your body if you are feeling anxious, stressed, or having difficulty sleeping.
- ARTICLE: 10 Anxiety-Management Techniques
This article by Psychotherapy networker provides 10 best-ever anxiety-management techniques that are effective alternatives to medication.
- VIDEO: depression
Depression led him to an eye-opening journey across the world to interview others with depression; only to discover that, to his surprise, the more he talked, the more people wanted to tell their own stories. See more in a powerful TED talk by Andrew Solomon.
Stress and burnout
- VIDEO: What is CBT?
CBT is an evidence-based treatment that can help people with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, hard relationships, and many other problems. Find out more about CBT in the link.
- VIDEO: eye movement desensitization reprocessing therapy
EMDR is an evidence-based treatment where repetitive eye movement is used to make telling a story easier. In the video by Psych Hub, you will find more information about EMDR.
- VIDEO: PTSD
Many of us will experience some kind of trauma during our lifetime. Sometimes, we escape with no long-term effects. But for millions of people, those experiences linger, causing symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, and negative thoughts that interfere with everyday life. Joelle Rabow Maletis details the science behind post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
- VIDEO: What is PTSD?
Almost everyone lives through something traumatic at some point in life. Most people have a lot of distress right after a trauma happens but begin to feel better over time. For other people, the distress continues, and they begin to have symptoms that really impact their lives.
Grief and loss
- ARTICLE: What is addiction?
American psychiatric association answers the question: What is a Substance Use Disorder?
- ARTICLE: Definition, symptoms, withdrawal and treatment of addiction
Medical News Today says that addiction is a psychological and physical inability to stop consuming a chemical, drug, activity, or substance, even though it is causing psychological and physical harm.
- VIDEO: schizophrenia
"Is it okay if I totally trash your office?" It's a question Elyn Saks once asked her doctor, and it wasn't a joke. A legal scholar, in 2007 Saks came forward with her own story of schizophrenia, controlled by drugs and therapy but ever-present. In this powerful talk, she asks us to see people with mental illness clearly, honestly and compassionately.