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A curated list of awesome articles, websites and resources about mental health in the software industry.

Mental health is a level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness. It's the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioural adjustment.

Mental health includes subjective well-being perceived self-efficacy, autonomy, competence, inter-generational dependence, and self-actualization of one's intellectual and emotional potential, among others.

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Applications

Applications to help with dealing with anxiety, depression or other mental health topics.

  • Moodpath - Interactive, app-based screening, created to recognize symptoms of depression.
  • Pacifica - Daily tools for stress, anxiety, and depression alongside a supportive community. Based on cognitive behavioral therapy & mindfulness meditation.
  • Quirk - An open source mobile cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) app for iOS.

Articles

Articles, posts and papers on mental health in technology.

Books

Books that has mental health and self-care as the main theme.

Conferences

Conferences spreading the word of the importance of mental health awareness and self-care in the software industry.

  • Computing And Mental Health - Bringing together communities.
  • Anxiety Tech - Learn how to advocate for mental health at work, how technology can be better designed to support mental health, what technologies are already working to help those who suffer with mental illnesses, and how you or your company can be leaders in this field.

Meetups

Meetup groups all around the world focusing on mental health in the software industry.

Organizations

Organizations bringing mental health awareness to the software industry.

  • Brown Sisters Speak - Mental Health Peer Support & Advocacy for Women Of Color.
  • Compassionate Coding - Compassionate Coding combines the effective practices of agile software development with a focus on empathy and the latest in positive organizational psychology.
  • Everybody Has A Brain - Everybody Has A Brain is about creating opportunities for dialogue around personal mental health.
  • Hack Mental Health - The intersection of mental health and technology.
  • IfMe - Community for mental health experiences that encourages people to share their personal stories with trusted allies.
  • InfoSanity - Mental health in the hacker community.
  • Mental Health Hackers - An Organization that aims at providing support services to those who may be susceptible to related mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, social isolation, eating disorders, etc.
  • Mental Health Knowledge Base - GitHub-based project and website that encourages a diversity of views regarding mental health.
  • MHPrompt - Let's start a conversation about mental health in tech.
  • OSMI - Open Sourcing Mental Illness is a non-profit, corporation dedicated to raising awareness, educating, and providing resources to support mental wellness in the tech and open source communities.
  • SelfCare.Tech - A repository of self-care resources for developers & others.

Podcasts

Podcast episodes with «mental health awareness in the software industry» as the main theme.

Talks

Talks and presentations about mental health awareness and other testimonies and experiences in the software industry.

Contributing

Please see CONTRIBUTING for more details. Here you have the alphabetical list of contributors of this repository.

License

CC0

To the extent possible under law, dreamingechoes has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.


This project was developed by dreamingechoes. It adheres to its code of conduct and contributing guidelines, and uses an equivalent license.

Code of Conduct is adapted from the Contributor Covenant.

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