Understanding your experience and finding new ways to manage and change are important in the recovery process.  These links are provided to assist you with this process.

Relaxation and Mindfulness

  •  Progressive Muscle Relaxation  is a useful skill you can practice to help reduce anxiety and stress.  This link contains information and downloads
  • Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity and without judgement.  It is a useful way of managing distressing thoughts and emotions.

Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • Alcohol Consumption – information  here
  • Drugs and the Brain – Information here in the form of a game

Anxiety and Panic

  • Anxiety and Panic – here
  • Useful videos  here
  • Subjective Units of Distress Scale (SUDS)  here

Thoughts and Feelings

  • Five Basic Emotions  here
  • Unhelpful thinking styles can be found here

Sleep

  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythms  BBC site

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Cognitive Processing Therapy

Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Resources.