These are suggested educational and support resources. Marlo Bennett, LMFT, is not affiliated with any of the resources, does not endorse them, and has not thoroughly evaluated them.

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MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health information, Self-Help, & How to Support Someone
https://helpguide.org/

Mental Health Information: Free Publications on many topics, in English and in Spanish
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/publications-in-english.shtml

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy self-help for depression, anxiety & much more
https://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/index.html

Depression: Moodjuice Self-help Guide
http://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk/depression.asp

Anxiety Self-Help Strategies
https://www.anxietycanada.com/

WRAP: Wellness Recovery Action Plan
http://mentalhealthrecovery.com/wrap-is/

Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-8255
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

How to Be An Adult
              David Richo

ALCOHOL RECOVERY and SUPPORT FOR THE INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY, FRIENDS

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Rethinking Drinking
“Check your drinking pattern, see signs of a problem, get tools to make a change”
https://www.rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/

Smart Recovery
https://www.smartrecovery.org/

Refuge Recovery
https://refugerecovery.org/

Women for Sobriety
https://womenforsobriety.org/

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

Alcoholics Anonymous Online
http://www.aa-intergroup.org/index.php

Al-Anon Family Groups and Alateen (includes Al-Anon online meetings)
https://al-anon.org/

National Association for Children of Addiction (applies to alcohol also)
https://nacoa.org/

Just for Teens, National Association for Children of Addiction
https://nacoa.org/families/just-4-teens/

Just for Kids, National Association for Children of Addiction
https://nacoa.org/families/just-4-kids/

A Woman’s Way Through The Twelve Steps
                                        Stephanie Covington

 

ADHD

ADHD: The Basics
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/adhd-listing.shtml

THE BRAIN

woman hiking to pond in red rock canyon

How Substances Affect Neurotransmitters in the Brain
http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/i/i_03/i_03_m/i_03_m_par/i_03_m_par_alcool.html

The Brain from Top to Bottom
http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/intermediaire.php

The Brain Story
https://www.albertafamilywellness.org/what-we-know/the-brain-story

Frontline: Inside the Teenage Brain
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/

Neuroscience for Kids
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/introb.html

MINDFULNESS

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A 5-Minute Breathing Meditation to Cultivate Mindfulness
https://www.mindful.org/a-five-minute-breathing-meditation/

5 Ways to Bring Mindfulness Into Everyday Life
http://www.dailygood.org/story/497/5-ways-to-bring-mindfulness-into-everyday-life-headspace-com/

10 Ways to Define Mindfulness
https://www.mindful.org/10-ways-to-define-mindfulness/

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, free online course
https://palousemindfulness.com/

HYPNOSIS

Definition of Hypnosis, Myths, and General Information
http://www.asch.net/Public/GeneralInfoonHypnosis/GeneralInfoTemplate.aspx

Tranceformation: Hypnosis in Brain and Body
https://nccih.nih.gov/training/videolectures/17/2

GRIEF and LOSS SUPPORT

The Courage to Grieve
http://www.judytatelbaum.com/books.html

The Sharing Place: Grief Support for Children
https://www.thesharingplace.org/

RELATIONSHIPS

Married, Engaged, Dating:  Articles, Classes, Events
https://strongermarriage.org/

“Should I Keep Trying to Work It Out?”
A Guidebook for Individuals and Couples at the Crossroads of Divorce (and Before)
https://divorce.usu.edu/files-ou/ShouldKeeptryingWorkItOut.pdf

EMOTIONAL ABUSE

11 Subtle Signs You Might Be in An Emotionally Abusive Relationship
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/signs-of-emotional-abuse-relationship_n_5a999fbee4b0a0ba4ad31a4d

HYPNOSIS FOR IBS TREATMENT

IBS Public Information Website
http://www.ibshypnosis.com/