Resources and Topics

Please visit the listed resources below. 

If you would like additional information or have sugge​stions contact me below. 

Children, Parenting, Family and Support System Resources

March 15, 2018

Caregivers and Caregiving

Advice to Help You Be a Great Parent - TED Talks Playlist

Bucks County Family Resource Center - Provides support system for families and facilitates access to health, education and social services.

Bucks County Resource Directory

A Woman's Place - community-based social change organization committed to the empowerment of women and to ending intimate and domestic violence for all.

Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance - Providing education, support, and training programs to make Pennsylvania safe for children.

Child Mind Institute - Independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children struggling with mental health and learning disorders.

Codependency Resources

LGBTQ+ Resources

March 15, 2018

BUCKS LGBTQ Center - Clinical support, community events, and educational resources on topics related to gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation.

LGBTQ+ Suicide Resources and Lifeline

Because of Stigma and Discrimination - LGBTQ youth are more likely than non-LGBTQ youth to struggle with their mental health.

Penn Medicine Resource List

Mazzoni Center LGBT Health and Well Being

World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Resource List - GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)

Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Teens: Facts for Teens and Their Parents

It Gets Better Project - Reminding teenagers in the LGBT community that they are not alone and it will get better.

National LGBT Health Education Center

Substance Abuse, Addiction and Recovery Resources

March 15, 2018

Alcoholism and Addiction - Tiny Buddha

How Isolation Fuels Opioid Addiction - Rachel Wurzman

Understanding Drug Use and Addiction - National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Addiction - American Psychological Association (APA)

What Is Addiction? - Gabor Mate

Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong - Johann Hari

Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT M​ethod)

The 20 Minute Guide for Parents and Partners - Practical, compassionate and effective roadmap for those who are concerned about their loved one’s substance use, or want to learn ways to prevent it.

Center for Harm Reduction Therapy

Codependency Resources

Anxiety Resources

March 15, 2018

Anxiety - Tiny Buddha

How To Cope With Anxiety - Olivia Remes

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) - 

International nonprofit membership organization and a leader in education, training and research for anxiety and depression. Provides information and support for anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder.

What Is Anxiety? -

Tips to Manage Anxiety and Stress - Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

Eating Disorder and Recovery Resources

March 15, 2018

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) - the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Helpline:


This helpline offers support Monday–Thursday from 9 a.m.–9 p.m. EST, and Friday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. EST. The Helpline assists with support, information, referrals, and guidance about treatment options for either you or your loved one.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders: 1-630-577-1330

Trained hotline volunteers offer encouragement to those having problems around eating or binging, support for those who “need help getting through a meal,” and assistance to family members who have concerns that their loved one might have an eating disorder.

Eating Disorder Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Therapy - National Institute of Mental Health

Love, Shame and Connection

March 15, 2018

Depression Resources

March 15, 2018

Depression Resources - Tiny Buddha

Depression: The Secret We Share - Andrew Solomon

Depression: How Psychotherapy and Other Treatments Can Help People Recover - American Psychological Association

Depression Handbook - National Institute of Mental Health

Teen Depression Handbook - Center for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addiction

Understanding Depression and Developing a Plan to Overcome It - University of Saskatchewan

Self Help Guide to Depression - Moodjuice

Stress, Resilience and Finding Meaning  

March 15, 2018

Grief and Bereavement

March 15, 2018

Centering Corporation

Resources for infant loss, bereaved ​parents, suicide, homicide, loss of a spouse, children and grief, pet loss, general grief resources and more.  




A safe place for kids to help each other deal with grief and loss. It's a place to deal with feelings in our e-mail support group, to share and view artwork and stories, and for parents and kids to ask questions and find answers.      

Grieving Child Warnings Signs: Indications That a Grieving Child May Need Help

Other Resources - Hands Holding Hearts Resource Page

Suicide / Self-Harm Help and Hope 

March 15, 2018

National Suicide Prevention Hotline : 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line: Text 'START' to 741741

Lenape Valley Foundation Crisis Services: 


Suicide Stories of Hope and Recovery

Suicide Resources - Tiny Buddha

We Can All Prevent Suicide - Understanding the issues concerning suicide and mental health is an important way to take part in suicide prevention, help others in crisis, and change the conversation around suicide.

The Kurtis Robert Skelley Foundation, Inc. - Helping to raise awareness so that together we can nurture, educate & save young adults suffering with mental illness.

Dear Kurt,: A Mother's Artful Expression Of Love, Loss & Reflection

Self-Injury Outreach and Support - non-profit outreach initiative providing information and resources about self-injury to those who self-injure, those who have recovered, and those who want to help.

Real advice for those who’ve attempted suicide, and want to step back into life - JD Schramm