Resources

Below you will find a list of links, articles, and videos that may be helpful to you or someone you know.  I frequently update this section with new information so please come back to see what's been added. 

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

​National Institute of Mental Health

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

LA County Information

https://www.211la.org/

211 (24 Hours/7 Days a Week)

Prescription Medications

https://medlineplus.gov/druginformation.htm

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

Domestic Violence

http://www.thehotline.org/

1-800-799-SAFE

1-800-799-7233

Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC)

https://www.stalkingawareness.org/

A federally funded project providing education and resources about the crime of stalking

Teen Help Line

https://teenlineonline.org/

1-800-852-8336

1-800-TLC-TEEN  

National Institute for Learning Development

http://nild.org/

Articles and resources for parent of children with learning difficulties.

 

 

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

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The Trevor Project

http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

1-866-488-7386

1-866-4-U-TREVOR

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.

 

 

Articles

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

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

How to Make A Difficult Decision

https://psyche.co/guides/how-to-make-a-tough-decision-break-it-down-and-listen-to-your-gut?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=cd0b86f294-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2022_01_04_11_56&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-cd0b86f294-70514953

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

 

For Parents

The following videos and articles may be helpful for parenting.

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