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Resources

Mental Health Hotlines & Crisis Lines (U.S.):

Emergency: 9-1-1

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 9-8-8 (call/text) 988lifeline.org; for those in crisis or loved ones looking to get support for someone in crisis

National Hope Line Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433)


American Association of Poison Control Centers: 1-800-222-1222


Self-Harm Hotline: 1-800-DONT CUT (1-800-366-8288)


National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line: 1-800-622-2255


National Crisis Line – Anorexia and Bulimia: 1-800-233-4357


National Eating Disorders Association: 1-800-931-2237


LGBT: https://www.lgbthotline.org1-888-843-4564


TREVOR Crisis Hotline: 1-866-488-7386


AIDS Crisis Line: 1-800-221-7044


TransLifeline: https://www.translifeline.org; 1-877-565-8860


National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233


Planned Parenthood Hotline: 1-800-230-PLAN (7526)


Veterans Crisis Line: https://www.veteranscrisisline.net

Youth in Crisis Hotlines & Crisis Lines (U.S.):

Boys Town National Hotline:  1-800 448-3000; for parents, teens (boys, girls and young women), and families

Covenant House: 1-800-999-9999; 24-hour helpline for homeless youth

ReachOut: 1-800-448-3000; for teens and young adults

Love is Respect National Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866 331-9474;
24-hour helpline for teens, parents, friends and family, peer advocates.

The Cyber Civil Rights Initiative: 1-844-878-2274; 24-hour crisis line for victims of nonconsensual pornography

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: 1-800 843-5678; 24-hour response line for children who are missing or victims of sexual exploitation.

Rape Abuse & Incest National Network: 1-800-656-4673; for victims of abuse

National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-786-2929; for runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth


National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453 (or text CHILDHELP to 847411); 24-hour hotline (offers interpreters supporting 170 languages)

Coping Skills:

99 Coping Skills

Anxiety & Stress:

Coping Skills Anxiety

Relaxation Techniques

RAIN Mindfulness Technique

Leaves on a Stream

Grounding Techniques

What is Anxiety

Fight or Flight

Mindfulness Meditation

Depression:

Gratitude Exercises

Coping Skills Depression

Supporting Someone with Depression

Cycle of Depression

Emotions:

Emotions-Language-Signs-Behaviors

Anger Management Skills

Anger Iceberg

Urge Surfing

Feelings Wheel

Self-Esteem:

Positive Steps to Well-being

Self-Care:

Self-Care Tips

Grief:

Tasks of Mourning

Grief Fact Sheet

Grief Process

Stages of Grief

Childhood Grief: Guidelines for Caregivers

Grief Myths

Grief Rituals

Goodbye Letter

Relationships:

Gas Lighting Warning Signs

Relationship Green Flags

Creating a Relationship Ritual

Love Languages

Boundaries Discussion Questions

Communication:

Fair Fighting Rules

Relationship Conflict Resolution

How to Apologize

Books:

Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or self-Involved Parents. By Author: Lindsay C. Gibson

It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle.  By Author: Mark Wolynn

 

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma. By Author: Bessel van der Kolk M.D. 

The Self-Love Workbook: A Life-Changing Guide to Boost Self-Esteem, Recognize Your Worth and Find Genuine Happiness (Self-Love Books). By Author: Dr. Shainna Ali 

Sometimes Therapy Is Awkward: A Collection of Life-Changing Insights for the Modern Clinician. By Author: Nicole Arzt

The Gifts of Imperfection. By Author: Brene Brown

Podcasts:

The Mental Illness Happy Hour, Hosted by: Paul Gilmartin

Mental Illness Happy Hour Podcast

 

Therapy for Black Girls. Hosted by Dr. Joy Harden Bradford

Therapy for Black Girls Podcast

 

The Hardcore Self-Help Podcast. Hosted by Duff The Psych

The Hardcare Self-Help Podcast

Unlocking Us. Hosted by Brene Brown Brene Brown Podcast

Find a Therapist Online:

Psychiatry.org

SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

Psychology Today

Monarch by Simple Practice

Good Therapy

Therapy Tribe

Alma

Mental Health Info:

Drugwatch.com

Mentalhealth.gov

Helpguide.com

World Health Organization

National Institute of Mental Health

Psychiatry.org

Psychology Today

Choosing Therapy

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