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Self Help

There are many resources available for self-help. A good website is It was developed by the National Institute of Mental Health of the Czech Republic.

The website gives information about mental health, has a number of online tests and provides a lot of opportunities to cope with mental distress.

Further reading:
Davidson, L., Chinman, M., Kloos, B., Weingarten, R., Stayner, D., & Tebes, J. (1999).

Peer support among individuals with severe mental illness: A review of the evidence. 

Clinical Psychology, Science & Practice, 6, 165–187. Solomon, P. (2004).

Peer support/peer-provided services: Underlying processes, benefits, and critical ingredients. 

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 27(4), 392–401.

Recommended by Jean Pierre Wilken

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