National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

www.nami.org

NAMI WarmLine: 714-991-6412 (M-F 9am-3am, S-S 10am-3am)

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

1-800-273-8255

 

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.aa.org

 

Helpful links to learn more about therapy

www.aamft.org

www.camft.org

www.goodtherapy.org

 

Helpful resources/books

Kids/parenting

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain – Daniel J. Siegel, MD

Parenting from the Inside Out – Daniel J. Siegel, MD

Supernanny: How to Get the Best from Your Kids – Jo Frost

The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them – Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.

The Whole Brain Child: Twelve Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind – Daniel J. Siegel, MD

 

General/Misc.

An Unquiet Mind – Kay Redfield Jamison

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Love Has Borderline Personality Disorder – Paul T. Mason, Randi Kreger

The Caregiver’s Guide to Self Care: Help for Your Caregiving Journey – Jane Meier Hamilton, MSN, RN

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times – Pema Chodron

Will I Ever Be Good Enough? Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers – Karyl McBride, Ph.D.

 

Couples

And Baby Makes Three – John M. Gottman, Ph.D.

Love Sense – Sue Johnson, Ph.D.

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work – Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D. and John M. Gottman, Ph.D.