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

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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

Alcoholics Anonymous
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.

Care Resource

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.

Pridelines

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.

Safe Space

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.

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videos

for kids

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.

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recommended books

Teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity & learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, & most importantly, to follow our dreams.

Guides readers in determining what attachment style they, offering a road map for building stronger, more fulfilling connections with the people they love.

Uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body & brain, exploring new paths to recovery by activating the brain’s natural neuroplasticity.

Teaches people to connect their non-productive present-life circumstances with the source causes, and providing the reader with foundational concepts and tools for personal change. 

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How to use the Eastern chakra system as a map upon which to chart our Western understanding of individual development.​

An easy step-by-step guide of specific health challenges & probable cause with the information to overcome it by creating a new thought pattern.

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Reflects on neurobiological, genetic, & developmental roots of the disorder as well as connections between BPD & substance abuse, sexual abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome, ADHD, & eating disorders.

A fable about a seagull who is trying to learn about life and flight, and a homily about self-perfection.

Follows a young prince who visits various planets in space, including Earth, & addresses themes of loneliness, friendship, love, & loss, making observations about life & human nature.

A simple & powerful story that brings forth a very profound truth: there is not absolute good or bad--that underneath all that happens in the world, all that we call "good" and all that we call "bad," is love.

Uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, & humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter.

Dis-eases from A to Z, the emotional components related to those dis-eases as well as key points as to how to approach the condition with the intention to improve ones quality of life.

Explores the profound effects of shock on our lives while offering proven tools for successful treatment. 

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“This manual for self-realization comes not from a mountain but from the mud...My qualification is not that I am better than you but I am worse.” 

―Russell Brand

Helps connect the dots of your “stuff” all the way from your past to the present as you uncover how to interrupt destructive cycles & make profound shifts to get your life on track.

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Helps people with friends & family members suffering from BPD understand this difficult disorder, set boundaries, & help their loved ones stop relying on dangerous BPD behaviors. 

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 Interactive book about living an extraordinary & powerful life, becoming aware of the miraculous state of existence we live in, & using that awareness to live fully, completely, and magnificently. 

 Invites us to live out our dreams to embrace the uncertainty of life, & to rise to our own unique destiny. 

Invites every woman to journey deep into the heart of her female body, to her root place, to explore the wisdom within and serve as a guide to nurturing, healing, and exploring the feminine nature.

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