Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous

http://www.aa.org/

Al-Anon

http://al-anon.org/

Suicide Prevention 

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

24 Hour – Local Referrals

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

1-888-628-9454 (En Espanol)

1-800-799-4TTY (4889)

VETERANS PRESS “1”

Crisis Text Line

http://al-anon.org/

Free 24/7 Support - text HOME to 741741

Domestic Violence

http://www.thehotline.org/

1-800-799-SAFE

1-800-799-7233

LA County Information

https://www.211la.org/

211 (24 Hours/7 Days a Week)

National Sexual Assault Hotline - RAINN

https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline

1-800-656-HOPE

1-800-656-4673

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

​https://www.nsvrc.org/

1-877-739-3895

Teen Help Line

https://teenlineonline.org/

1-800-852-8336

1-800-TLC-TEEN  

The Trevor Project

http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

1-866-488-7386

1-866-4-U-TREVOR

​National Institute of Mental Health

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

Prescription Medications

https://medlineplus.gov/druginformation.htm

PFLAG

https://pflag.org/

PFLAG is for the extended family of the LGBTQ community

Gender Spectrum

https://www.genderspectrum.org/

Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.

The Center for Transyouth Health & Development

https://www.chla.org/the-center-transyouth-health-and-development

CTYHD is dedicated to providing affirming care for transgender and gender diverse children, adolescents, young adults and their families

Asperger Experts

​https://www.aspergerexperts.com/

Asperger Experts is a global community for advice, emotional support, best practices and finding new friends, created by people with Asperger's.

National Institute for Learning Development

http://nild.org/

Articles and resources for parent of children with learning difficulties.

 

Articles

The following articles have great information that you may find useful.

For Parents

The following videos and articles may be helpful for parenting.

Burnout:  How to Prevent and Deal With It.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/burnout-prevent-recover-work-advice/2021/06/14/d897dc1a-cd4c-11eb-8014-2f3926ca24d9_story.html

This Is Our Chance to Pull Teenagers Out of the Smartphone Trap.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/31/opinion/smartphone-iphone-social-media-isolation.html?searchResultPosition=1

 

How I Found the Right Therapist When My Life Was Collapsing

https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-find-therapist-pandemic-stress/

The Healing Power of Proper Breathing

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-healing-power-of-proper-breathing-11590098696?mod=e2fb

Doomscrolling is Slowly Eroding Your Mental Health

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2020/06/doomscrolling-is-slowly-eroding-your-mental-health/

9 Mental Health Reminders You Might Need After A Tragedy

https://www.buzzfeed.com/annaborges/post-tragedy-mental-health?utm_term=.cm3Bq6VpQ#.eoXAYLd68

6 Depression Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/brand-connect/aarp/boost-brain-health/

4 Signs of a Relationship Heading for a Break-up

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/brand-connect/aarp/boost-brain-health/

 

Healthy Behaviors That Boost Brain Health

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/brand-connect/aarp/boost-brain-health/

This Is Your Brain On Art

https://www.washingtonpost.com/classic-apps/this-is-your-brain-on-art/2017/09/18/7034bdae-7f90-11e7-9026-4a0a64977c92_story.html?utm_term=.8982abb4b97c

Trying To Get Sober?

https://apnews.com/a8dd5bcd7b7141e884178e6ed71b6d09

 

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