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Helpful Resource Links

General Psychology/Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)                               http://www.nami.org  

American Psychological Association                                          http://www.apa.org

Depression Central                                                                          http://depressioncentral.net/

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance                                 http://www.dbsalliance.org

Mental Health Awareness                                                             https://www.journeysdream.org

Substance Abuse

SAMHSA                                                                                             https://www.samhsa.gov/

Web of Addictions                                                                           http://www.well.com/user/woa/facts.htm#drug3

Drug Rehab                                                                                       https://www.drugrehab.com/addiction/hotlines/

Support Groups

Al-Anon                                                                                             800.344.2666

National Cancer Institute                                                             800.4.CANCER

CoDependents Anonymous                                                       http://coda.org/

Gamblers Anonymous                                                                 http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/

Alcoholics Anonymous                                                                https://www.aa.org/

Narcotics Anonymous                                                                 https://www.na.org/

Important Numbers

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline                                        800.273.8255

Missing and Exploited Children                                                800.843.5678

Runaways                                                                                       800.621.4000

Youth Homelessness                                                                   800.999.9999

Child Abuse Hotline                                                                     800.422.4453

Elder Abuse Hotline                                                                     866.800.1409

Drug Abuse Referrals                                                                  800.662.HELP

 

 

Helpful Websites and Articles 

ADHD:

 

ADD & ADHD Symptom Tests, Signs, Treatment and Support

https://www.additudemag.com/

Anxiety:

Types of Anxiety

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml

 

Understanding Anxiety 

https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety

 

Rumination (Worry / Anxiety of past events)

https://louisajewell.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/The-Rumination-Cure-By-Louisa-Jewell.pdf

 

Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/panic-attacks-and-panic-disorders.htm

How to Overcome Agoraphobia: 5 Helpful Tips

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/mental-health/agoraphobia/related/how-to-overcome-agoraphobia/

Blended Families:

 

Teens Can Drive You Nuts—Especially When They're Not Yours! 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/stepmonster/200911/teens-can-drive-you-nuts-especially-when-theyre-not-yours

Stepparenting an Adolescent: What to Expect

https://www.familyeducation.com/life/relating-stepchildren/stepparenting-adolescent-what-expect

Hope for Other Mothers: Step-parenting Teens

https://www.beliefnet.com/love-family/parenting/articles/hope-for-other-mothers-stepparenting-teens.aspx

 

What to Do When Your Stepkids Disrespect You

https://www.empoweringparents.com/article/my-blended-family-wont-blend-part-ii-what-to-do-when-your-stepkids-disrespect-you/

Children and Teen Mental Health: 

Education at the Child Mind Institute

https://childmind.org/education/

Confidence: 

8 Steps to Improving Your Self-Esteem

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/nurturing-self-compassion/201703/8-steps-improving-your-self-esteem

Actions to Boost Your Self-Confidence

https://zenhabits.net/25-killer-actions-to-boost-your-self-confidence/

COVID-19 Resources:

How to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus without Scaring Them

https://redtri.com/what-to-say-to-kids-about-coronavirus/

 

Coronavirus and Autism: What You Need to Know

https://www.angelsense.com/blog/coronavirus-and-autism/

 

10 Ways to Deal with Feelings of Isolation as a Home-based Employee

http://wfmdepot.com/10-ways-to-deal-with-feelings-of-isolation-as-a-home-based-employee/

 

Depression:

Warning Signs of Depression in a Family Member

https://www.rehabsolution.org/warning-signs-of-depression-in-a-family-member/

 

10 Ways To Help A Depressed Teen

https://www.westchesterhealth.com/blog/10-ways-to-help-a-depressed-teen/

 

Teen Depression

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/depression/parents-guide-to-teen-depression.htm/

 

Impacts of Social Media in Teens

https://www.verywellfamily.com/ways-social-media-affects-teen-mental-health-4144769

 

​Athletes Overcoming Depression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQ7OXOrliGY

Grief & Loss:

What Is Normal Grieving, and What Are the Stages of Grief?

https://www.webmd.com/balance/normal-grieving-and-stages-of-grief#1

Teen Grief

http://yourcenter.uvacancercenter.com/teenage-grief-is-complex-how-to-help-your-grieving-teen/

PTSD:

PTSD and Marriage: 5 Things Spouses Need to Know

https://www.military.com/spouse/relationships/military-marriage/ptsd-and-marriage-4-things-spouses-need-to-know.html

Marriage and PTSD

https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/39009/ptsd-and-marriage-advice-from-someone-whos-been-there/

Operation We Are Here

http://www.operationwearehere.com/GetConnectedWWCaregivers.html

Senior Services:
Grants for Seniors
https://grantsforseniors.org/

Social Media:

 

Social Media Addiction

https://socialmediavictims.org/social-media-addiction/

Stress:

How to Deal with Stress: 33 Tips That Work

https://www.positivityblog.com/how-to-deal-with-stress/

Substance Abuse:
 

Sober Minded Sister

https://21day.sobersis.com/21daychallenge

 

Opioid Information
www.OpioidHelp.com/signs-risk-factors-teen-using-opioids
 
Teen Drug Resource
www.RehabSpot.com/drugs/who-addiction-affects/Teenage-Drug-Addiction
 
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