Not Just Talk- Easy Read Guides on Mental Health

Not Just Talk- Easy Read Guides on Mental Health

Not Just Talk: Tools for Supporting Youth and Adults who have an Intellectual or Developmental Disability and Mental Health Issue is a series of three Easy-Read modules for persons, including those with an intellectual or developmental disability who wish to learn about mental health and mental wellness. The three modules focus on addressing Anxiety, exploring […]

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What is Anxiety?

The anxiety module focuses specifically on anxiety as a mental health condition, which can exist in tandem with an intellectual or developmental disability. The module explains the symptoms of anxiety, what to do if an individual thinks they have anxiety and some strategies to address the condition. Finally, the module discusses some resources, which can […]

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What is Depression?

The depression module focuses specifically on depression as a mental health condition, which can exist in tandem with an intellectual or developmental disability. The module explains the symptoms of depression, what to do if an individual thinks they have depression and some strategies to address it. Finally, the module discusses some resources, which can be […]

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What is Mental Wellness?

The mental wellness module takes a proactive approach to mitigating mental health challenges before they begin. Recognizing that individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability are at increased risk for having a mental health issue, this module attempts to provide practical suggestions about how individuals can maintain a healthy body and mind. The module explains […]

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