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Be an Active Bystander

"We can all be bystanders. Every day events unfold around us. At some point, we will register someone in danger. When this happens, we will decide to do or say something (and become an active bystander), or to simply let it go (and remain a passive bystander)."
Breaking the silence - preventing harassment and sexual misconduct - University of Cambridge

Check out these resources from the University of Cambridge: Breaking the silence - preventing harassment and sexual misconduct

Women's Health Victoria provides Active Bystander Training

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Resources

The website - provides CBT self help and therapy resources.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) has been proven to help mental health problems. This website provides CBT self help and therapy resources, including worksheets and information sheets, plus videos and self help mp3s.

Translated Resources

Transcultural Mental Health Centre (TMHC) have developed a helpful set of resources in a variety of languages.

Check out A Practical Guide Series - a set of resources, in multiple languages, that cover various topics, such as:

  • A good night's sleep,
  • Problem solving,
  • Promoting wellbeing,and
  • Stress and stress management.

In Your Language has further translated resources listed by language.

Consumer Medication Brochures contains detailed information about specific types of medications used to treat mental health disorders and how they can help.

Coping personally with war & disaster leaflets offer advice on positive ways of coping with the distress of war, tsunamis and other disasters.

The Lets talk mental health and Linking physical and mental health care resources provide general information for families, carers and friends on mental health in multiple languages including facts about depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and dealing with stigma.

Apps & other online resources

Guided mindfulness audio recordings

The Free Mindfulness Project

UCLA Mindful Awareness Centre

Free Smartphone Apps

  • Stop Think Breathe app (iPhone & Android)
  • Smiling Mind App (iPhone & Android)
  • Headspace app (iPhone & Android)
  • Protectometer app (iPhone & Android)
  • Catch my pain app (iPhone & Android)
  • Curable: Back Pain, Migraine & Chronic Pain Relief (iPhone & Android)
  • Worry Time (postponing worry app)
  • Bliss (gratitude practice app)
  • Mindfulness Coach
  • MoodSpace (mood monitoring, gratitude, and mindfulness app)
  • Thought Diary (CBT app)
  • Daylio (mood monitoring app)

Healthy Living Apps

Looking for a healthy living app? Follow this link to check out the Healthy Living Apps guide with over 200 apps rated.