Resources

Get help, get care

Like I mentioned in my About page, I am not a therapist or a doctor. But if you think you are in need of one, please consult these resources to get the help you need. If you are currently experiencing a psychiatric emergency, please find a phone and dial 911.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-8255

Find a Therapist GoodTherapy.org unites therapists and the general public by disseminating mental health news and information, challenging mental health stigma, and promoting ethical therapy.

Finding What Kind of Help You Need When your mental health is off, you want to get help to make it better.  Fortunately, there are a wide range of treatments and supports. Unfortunately, they can be hard to find or pay for. We’re here to help.

Online Resources

10 Best and Worst Things to Say to Someone in Grief A handy list if you are at a loss for what to say

115 Helpful Websites on Grief and Bereavement  Collected here are some of the best online resources for coping with grief and bereavement. Many people suffering from loss have turned to the internet to find help, support, or someone to share their pain with. From professional grief counselors to individual bloggers sharing their own experiences, there is an amazingly supportive community online for those learning to cope with loss. These sites can be useful both for people suffering from grief, and those who offer them support. The sites are sorted by category and listed in no particular order within their groups.

An introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy “The goal of ACT is to create a rich and meaningful life, while accepting the pain that inevitably goes with it.”

56 Movies Guaranteed to Make You Ugly Cry  Just need a good cry? Great list (currently through 2014) with descriptions so you can be forewarned, or just zero in on the topic that you need to cry about at the moment.

Need a laugh or some warm fuzzies?