RESOURCES & LINKS
Information to assist and facilitate your journey
If you are in a life threatening situation, do not use this website. Call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.
You may also call the 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1 (800) 273-8255 or text HOME to 741741. They are available 24 hours. You can also chat live with them at https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Below is a collection of gifts stumbled upon, recommended, handed down, and looked back on. Some rooted in science, some rooted in spirit, all rooted in love.
community & online resources
Series of meeting where people work together to solve their alcoholism with various meeting locations. Please call (212) 647-1680 or visit www.aa.org.
The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth
Coordinates a full range of quality services through partnerships with many Miami-Dade County service organizations. Please call (866) 634-8087 or visit www.glbtqalliance.org.
Banyan Mobile Response Team
Provide support during crisis situations with the goal of restoring balance to the individual’s functioning and to minimize the potential of long-term psychological trauma. All crisis calls are managed by Licensed Clinicians. Please call (305) 774-3616 or (305) 774-3617.
Provide comprehensive health and support services to address the full health care needs of our pediatric, adolescent and adult populations. Provides HIV/AIDS primary care and health screenings. Please call (305) 576-1234 or visit www.careresource.org.
LGBT National Helpline
Provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Please call (888) 843-4564 or visit www.glbthotline.org/national-hotline.html.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse. Contacts to The Hotline can expect highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages, available 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year. Please call (800) 799-SAFE or visit www.thehotline.org.
National Eating Disorder Association Hotline
Provides support, resources, and treatment options regarding eating disorders. Please call (800) 931-2237 or visit www.nationaleatingdisorders.org.
Open Path Collective
Nonprofit that serves clients who lack health insurance or whose health insurance doesn’t provide adequate mental health benefits. Provides affordable, in-office psychotherapy between $30-$60 per session (between $30 and $80 for couples and family sessions). Please visit www.openpathcollective.org.
Offers safe environments for all LGBTQ youth, adults and allies, and offer a wide-range of programs and services. Please call (305) 571-9601 or visit www.pridelines.org.
RAINN Sexual Assault Hotline
Operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice. Please call (800) 656-HOPE or visit www.rainn.org.
Provides safe housing, emergency financial assistance as well as information and referrals for individuals and families who are victims of domestic violence. Please call (800) 500-1119 or visit www.safespacefoundation.org.
Substance Abuse/Mental Health (SAMHSA) Helpline
Known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service, it is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information. Please call (800) 622-HELP or visit www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline.
The Trevor Project Hotline for LGBTQ Youth
Organization that provides crisis and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth. Please call (866) 488-7386 or text START to 678-678 or visit www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now.
articles & links
mental health & wellness
grounding & other helpful things
a little more
mental health & wellness
This proven method will help calm your mind, help you work through your stress and anxiety, & bring your focus back to the present.
A grounding meditation with Lali, the adorable elephant from the book Zafu's Quest.
Boost your superpowers of calm and focus by breathing as Puffer Fish keeps time.
This exercise teaches how to gain control of your stressful energy when it becomes to hard to handle.
Simple breathing exercises and stretches to help kids release tension and calm down when they are feeling stressed, frustrated or anxious.