If you have a few minutes to learn about this important topic, I highly recommend it. You should also consider sharing it with your own networks, and let them know you found it here.… Read More
The resources listed are specific to Canada, but I looked at the booklet and I think there is a lot of really useful information for male survivors, or anyone trying to support male survivors.… Read More
Over on the Survivor Trust website, in addition to all of the other information and resources they share for survivors, they have a special section for books and memoirs written by, and for survivors. They are also open to sharing other books on the site as well.… Read More
I like the fact that they not only offer concrete things to say but also some background on how to define your own boundaries and what that means. I know for may survivors, we have to first address the core issue, the elephant in the room, before we can start the practice, so let me just go ahead and say that:
You deserve to set your own boundaries.
Full stop. Let that sink in, let it rattle around in your brain, keep reading it until you believe that about yourself.
Then, go take a look at the practical examples of doing that.
What boundaries do you struggle with? What has helped you do better at maintaining them?… Read More
Simply put, there is a lot of stuff available at the site, from articles, radio shows, mindfulness tools, etc. to BBC TV programs dedicated to mental health topics.
If nothing else, make a note of it and spend some time wandering around and see if any of the tools that are available would be helpful to you, and if they are, come back and let us know!… Read More