Skip To Content

    17 Mental Health Cheat Sheets That Everyone Should Have Bookmarked, Honestly

    You never know when you or someone you know might need them.

    For Mental Health Awareness Month, I thought it'd be nice to compile some of my favorite graphics to help you navigate and understand your own mental health and the mental health of others. I hope these help. ๐Ÿ’–

    YouTube / giphy.com

    WARNING: Mentions of suicide, abuse.

    1. This guide on the benefits of a good cry:

    Why crying is helpful from coolguides

    2. These life hacks, but for happiness chemicals!

    Activities that make your brain release happy chemicals from coolguides

    3. These tell-tale signs of anxiety:

    Warning signs anxiety is setting in from coolguides

    4. This full chart of emotions to help you label exactly how you're feeling:

    A chart for your emotions. My therapist sent me this, it's pretty cool :) from coolguides

    5. This countdown visual on some ways to take care of yourself:

    Simple guide to staying healthy from coolguides

    6. Signs to help you recognize a mentally abused brain:

    Recognizing a Mentally Abused Brain from coolguides

    7. This helpful guide on when and when not to say you're sorry:

    If you have toxic or otherwise problematic family, this may be a helpful guide for the holidays from coolguides

    8. These charts to help understand depression symptoms:

    A more comprehensive guide to symptoms of depression from coolguides

    9. These 10 ways to build relationships with kids (but really, with adults too):

    I think these simple points could help a lot. from coolguides

    10. How to set boundaries, for anyone who might be feeling a little drained:

    How to turn down an invite. from coolguides

    11. Some ways to calm an anxiety attack:

    Just a little something for the upcoming holiday season. from coolguides

    12. This visual on how we talk about suicide vs. being suicidal:

    "Sometimes even to live is an act of courage." Ask for help , Suicide is not the answer. from coolguides

    13. This handy chart on phrases you can say to avoid toxic positivity:

    Alternate phrases to avoid toxic positivity from coolguides

    14. This diagram on different types of tired so you can properly articulate how you're feeling:

    Types of Tired from coolguides

    15. These how-tos of modeling healthy disagreements:

    Modelling Disagreement for Children from coolguides

    16. How to speak in a way that makes others more receptive:

    Speaking to children, and honestly adults. from coolguides

    17. And lastly, this guide to recognizing what you can and cannot control:

    Guide to what you can and cannot control during these times. from coolguides

    H/T r/coolguides