Don’t Know Where To Start? Or Have A Question about an app and whether it is truthworthy or a good one to use? Try these guides/databases:

One Mind PsyberGuide- A mental health app guide

One Mind PsyberGuide is a non-profit project that aims to help people to use technology to live a mentally healthier life. Through rigorous evaluation of technology and promotion of scientific best practices, they seek to guide the science, practice, development, and use of digital mental health tools in various settings. They hope to improve access to mental health resources to those who lack access to traditional support, and to help people explore how technology can be used to improve wellbeing.

Mind Apps- M-Health Index and Navigation Database

This is an app rating database site. There are an estimated ten thousand mental health apps available today, offering a range of possibilities from connection with a clinicain to symptom monitoring. Apps can be useful in care, but it’s important to be cautious about choosing a suitable app. Each app’s entry in the database is informed by 105 objective questions based on the American Psychiatric Association’s App Evaluation Model, which introduces Accessibility, Privacy & Security, Clinical Foundation, Engagement Style, and Interoperability as major categories to consider.

https://mindapps.org/

App Recommendations:

WashU Employee Apps (Through United Healthcare)

Free:

Sanvello

Whether you’re feeling anxious, lonely, overwhelmed, or just burned out, Sanvello will meet you where you’re at. Think of it as your feel-better toolkit, including therapy, coaching, coping techniques, meditations, and goal and mood tracking, designed by experts to help you feel better. Best of all, your Sanvello journey is customizable to you. The app checks in with how you’re feeling so you can track your emotions and progress over time. As patterns are identified, Sanvello will provide customized tools, rooted in cognitive behavioral therapy, to keep you on the path to feeling better. Free Access provided by United Healthcare Plan.

https://www.sanvello.com

Copay/Coinsurance Applies:

Talkspace

A service providing therapy app that allows a health plan member to be matched with a licensed therapist in their state from the comfort of their device, and message via text, audio, and video.Therapists respond daily via messaging, five days a week. A member can schedule live video sessions, when needed. Cost will reflect the behavioral health office visit benefit according to the plan the member is on.  They may use their FSA or HSA money to assist in paying their portion. Learn more at talkspace.com/connect. You can see a demo here (password: onlinetherapy).

https://www.talkspace.com/

Relaxation, Meditation, and Sleep

10% Happier- Meditation

Learn to meditate from the world’s top mindfulness experts. With the Ten Percent Happier app, you’ll discover guided meditations and practical teachings you can carry anywhere. New to meditation? Get fidgety just thinking about it? Our expert teachers will walk you through the basics, one breath at a time. Life can be stressful- but meditation is scientifically proven to lower your stress levels. We’ll help you stay balanced when chaos reigns. It’s possible to increase your capacity for joy, gratitude, and love, no magical thinking required. Our meditations will help you enjoy your life more. Our sleep meditations will help you quiet your mind at the end of a long day, so you can get to sleep quickly and wake up refreshed.

www.tenpercent.com

Breathe2Relax: Deep Breathing Skills

Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool which provides detailed information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing.Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ (stress) response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone stress reduction tool, or can be used in tandem with clinical care directed by a healthcare worker. 

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/breathe2relax/id425720246

Breathe, Think, Do With Sesame: For Kids

This adorable app can help your toddler develop emotional regulation skills. By playing fun, simple games, they will learn to breathe, solve problems, and process their emotions, setting the stage for more growth as they get older.

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/breathe-think-do-with-sesame/id721853597

Calm- Sleep and Meditation

Calm’s mission is to make the world happier and healthier. Calm is a meditation, sleep and relaxation app. Calm creates unique audio content that strengthens mental fitness and tackles some of the biggest mental health challenges of today: stress, anxiety, insomnia, and depression. The most popular feature on Calm is a 10-minute meditation called, ‘The Daily Calm,’ that explores a fresh mindful theme and inspiring concept each day. Calm also contains 250+ Sleep Stories (bed-time stories for all ages), plus sleep music, meditation lessons, nature sounds, Calm Masterclasses delivered by world experts, and more. The Calm app is free to download and some free content is available, but a paid subscription to Calm Premium unlocks access to Calm’s entire content library.

www.calm.com

CBT-i Coach- Sleep

CBT-i Coach is for people who are engaged in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia with a health provider, or who have experienced symptoms of insomnia and would like to improve their sleep habits. The app will guide users through the process of learning about sleep, developing positive sleep routines, and improving their sleep environments. It provides a structured program that teaches strategies proven to improve sleep and help alleviate symptoms of insomnia. CBT-i Coach is intended to augment face-to-face care with a healthcare professional. It can be used on its own, but it is not intended to replace therapy for those who need it. CBT-i Coach is based on the therapy manual, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Veterans, by Rachel Manber, Ph.D., Leah Friedman, Ph.D., Colleen Carney, Ph.D., Jack Edinger, Ph.D., Dana Epstein, Ph.D., Patricia Haynes, Ph.D., Wilfred Pigeon, Ph.D. and Allison Siebern, Ph.D. CBT-i has been shown to be efficacious for insomnia for both Veterans and civilians.

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/appvid/mobile/cbticoach_app_public.asp

Headspace- Meditation and Sleep

Headspace was started with one mission: to improve the health and happiness of the world. Think of Headspace as your mind’s best friend. They are here for you whenever you need them wherever you are, helping you get through tough times and find joy in every day. Through science-backed meditation and mindfulness tools, Headspace helps you create life-changing habits to support your mental health and find a healthier, happier you. It can also help you relax your mind in minutes, improve focus, and get the best sleep ever.

www.headspace.com

Healthy Minds- Meditation

With a combination of podcast-style lessons and both seated and active meditations, you’ll learn what the science says about the brain while developing skills to tap into these learnings for a healthier, happier you. The ground-breaking Healthy Minds Program uses neuroscience, contemplative traditions, and skill-based learning methods to help you develop the skills for a healthy mind, now in the palm of your hand. Translating pioneering neuroscience into tools for everyday life, our unique framework guides you through the four pillars of the science of training the mind.

Insight Timer- Meditation and Relaxation

The number 1 free meditation app. Guided meditations and talks led by the world’s top meditation and mindfulness experts, neuroscientists, psychologists and teachers from Stanford, Harvard, the University of Oxford and more. Music tracks from world-renowned artists. Join millions learning to meditate on Insight Timer to help calm the mind, reduce anxiety, manage stress, sleep deeply and improve happiness. With 80+ new free guided meditations added daily, more meditation is practiced on Insight Timer than anywhere else. Great for both beginners and experienced practitioners.

https://insighttimer.com/

Mindfulness Coach- Mindfulness

Mindfulness means noticing and paying attention to what is going on in the present moment, without passing judgment on it. Mindfulness has been shown to be effective for reducing stress, improving emotional balance, increasing self-awareness, helping with anxiety and depression, and coping more effectively with chronic pain. Mindfulness Coach 2 was developed to help Veterans, Service members, and others learn how to practice mindfulness. The app provides a gradual, self-guided training program designed to help you understand and adopt a simple mindfulness practice. Mindfulness Coach also offers a library of information about mindfulness, 12 audio-guided mindfulness exercises, a growing catalog of additional exercises available for free download, goal-setting and tracking, a mindfulness mastery assessment to help you track your progress over time, customizable reminders, and access to other support and crisis resources. Mindfulness Coach was created by VA’s National Center for PTSD.

https://mobile.va.gov/app/mindfulness-coach

MyLife- Mindfulness

MyLife offers a personalized mindfulness solution tailored to how you’re feeling right now. Check in with how you are feeling. MyLife recommends paired with your current emotions, no matter if you’re anxious, hopeful, angry, or just can’t fall asleep. Seamlessly fit mindfulness into your daily life with meditation, breathing, yoga, guided journaling, and more.

https://my.life/

 Shine App: Meditation for BiPOC community

Daily meditations created by diverse experts and personalized for you. The app also lets you join a support community, and listen to bedtime stories and calming sounds. Started by a Black woman and a half-Japanese woman who didn’t see their experiences represented in mainstream wellness programs

theshineapp.com

Slumber: Sleep and Meditation

Trouble falling asleep? Try Slumber™ for 5 minutes and you’ll be dreaming in no time. Slumber is a collection of ultra-relaxing sleep inducing stories and meditations designed to beat insomnia and help you fall asleep quickly every single night.

https://slumber.fm/

Coping Skills, Self-improvement

Aloe Bud: Awareness of Self-Care Needs

Aloe Bud is your all-in-one, self-care pocket companion. We gently bring awareness to self-care activities, using encouraging push notifications, rather than guilt or shame. Helpful reminders from yourself, to yourself; saved within Aloe Bud so you can keep doing you! What areas of self-care do you need more of in your life? Whether you’re trying to stay hydrated, or need reminders to get in touch with friends. Check-in and reflect on yourself in real-time or as you need.

https://aloebud.com/

ACT coach:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) aims to help you live with unpleasant thoughts, feelings, and impulses without avoiding them or being controlled by them. In ACT, you are encouraged to commit to actions so that you can live your life by your values, even in the face of these unpleasant experiences. This app was developed for Veterans, Service Members, and other people who are in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in consultation with a therapist. It offers exercises, tools, information, and tracking logs so you can practice what you’re learning in your daily life. ACT Coach was created by VA’s National Center for PTSD.

https://mobile.va.gov/app/act-coach

Colorfy: Adult Coloring Book

Colorfy is an art and coloring game designed to help you kill time, relax your mind, and have fun. The coloring game comes in the form of a painting book with several designs to choose from. You will find complex and simple art such as mandalas, animals, patterns, and florals in the coloring book. Science has proven the benefits of coloring. It makes people happy, helps them overcome stress, and also brings out their creativity.The traditional method of coloring is tiring. With this game, you do not have to worry about taking care of a book or pencil. Go digital and enjoy our coloring game that’s not only a lot of fun but also very easy to use.

https://colorfy.net/

Daylio: Journal and Tracker

Daylio is a very versatile app, and you can turn it in whatever you need to track. Your fitness goal pal. Your mental health coach. Your food log. Your gratitude diary. Mood tracker. Exercise, meditate, eat, and be grateful. Take care of your mental, emotional, and physical health. Good self-care is a key to improved mood and reduced anxiety.

This is the time for your wellbeing, self-improvement, and self-care. Use Daylio as your daily bullet journal.

Day One: Journaling

Day One is a journaling app. From once-in-a-lifetime events to everyday moments, Day One’s elegant interface makes journaling your life a simple pleasure. Users love Day One for its lovely and easy-to-use interface. On top of elegantly designed space for journaling, Day One also has plenty of prompts for those days you have no idea what to write about.

Down Dog: Yoga

With Down Dog you get a brand new yoga practice every time you come to your mat. Unlike following pre-recorded videos, Down Dog won’t make you do the same workout over and over again. With over 60,000 different configurations, Down Dog gives you the power to build a yoga practice you love!

https://www.downdogapp.com/

Gottman Card Deck: For Couples

The Gottman Institute has been researching relationships and working with couples to improve communication for decades. This high-tech deck of cards provides a list of questions to spark deeper conversations, bring up difficult topics, and heat up your sex life.

Happify- Coping skills for stress and worry

Happify’s science-based activities and games can help you overcome negative thoughts, stress, and life’s challenges. The techniques are developed by leading scientists and experts who’ve been studying evidence-based interventions in the fields of positive psychology, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapy for decades. Choose one track. Choose them all. Conquering negative thoughts, coping better with stress, building self-confidence, fueling your career success, achieving mindfulness through meditation, and 65+ more!

https://www.happify.com/

HappyFeed: Gratitude Journaling

Happyfeed is a gratitude journal app that helps you cultivate joy by reflecting on good things each day. Create a private diary filled with happy memories, or join a group to share your happiness with friends. When you need a pick-me-up, shake your phone to access your “Happiness Jar” and you’ll be able to see a random day from the past.

https://www.happyfeed.co/

Mindshift CBT- Anxiety relief

Manage your anxiety, relax & be mindful. Break free from anxiety and stress using this free evidence-based anxiety management app. MindShift CBT uses scientifically proven strategies based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). MindShift CBT is a free self-help anxiety relief app, that helps you reduce worry, stress, and panic by following evidence-based strategies. Using CBT tools, you can challenge negativity, learn more about anxiety, develop more effective ways of thinking, be mindful, and relax. If you are looking for anxiety, stress, and panic relief, you have come to the right place.

Moodfit: Mood Tracking and Skill Building

Moodfit is a free mental health app with tools and insight meant to “shape up” your mood. Similar to the way you might decide to get into physical shape, this app is meant to help you get into mental shape. Whether you’re looking to better understand your feelings, or you’re experiencing anxiety, depression, or high levels of stress, Moodfit is designed to help you feel better. There’s a questionnaire that will help you determine the severity of the symptoms, as well as many articles and audio files that can help you better understand what you’re experiencing. Moodfit also allows you to track your moods. Over time, you’ll better understand what types of things affect your feelings—like sleep, medication, and exercise. The app offers actionable insights into what affects your mood and provides strategies for feeling better. There’s a cognitive behavioral therapy portion of the app that can teach you how to dispute overly negative thoughts and a thought record that provides strategies for modifying irrational thoughts so you can learn how to think differently. You’ll also learn new skills, like gratitude and mindfulness, in just a few minutes per day. 

https://www.getmoodfit.com/

MoodKit:Skill Building and Mood Improvement

MoodKit uses the foundation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and provides users with over 200 different mood improvement activities. Developed by two clinical psychologists, MoodKit helps you learn how to change how you think, and develop self-awareness and healthy attitudes. The journal feature is a great way to practice self-care by reflecting on the day, noting any distressing thoughts, and documenting how you overcame them. 

https://www.thriveport.com/products/moodkit/

MoodNotes: Mood Tracker

Moodnotes is a thought journal and mood diary. People can track their feelings and improve their thinking habits through techniques such as CBT and positive psychology.

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/moodnotes-mood-tracker/id1019230398

SuperBetter: Gamify Mental Health

If traditional mental health apps tend to bore you, SuperBetter might be able to keep your interest. It gamifies mental health skill-building and self-care, teaching you to be more resilient through a series of superhero-themed missions and challenges. 

https://www.superbetter.com/

ToDoIst- Organization Skills, especially for ADHD

People with ADHD can have a difficult time staying on task, especially when they’re juggling lots of different things, like so many of us do today. Todoist is an app designed to help you get all of your tasks in one place, organize them, and set reminders for yourself to help you get your tasks done when they need to be done.

You can organize tasks by type, in order of importance, or in whatever way makes the most sense for you. Todoist also lets you color code tasks to help streamline your to-do lists. You can set up recurring tasks, repeat reminders, and even different levels of priority for each task. It’s also easy to share tasks with family members, friends, or co-workers. This tool may help people with ADHD (or really anyone with a lot to do) refocus their mind on the task at hand rather than get overwhelmed by tasks piling up. 

https://todoist.com/

PTSD Coach- Coping skills for trauma symptoms

The PTSD Coach app can help you learn about and manage symptoms that often occur after trauma. Features include: Reliable information on PTSD and treatments that work. Tools for screening and tracking your symptoms. Convenient, easy-to-use tools to help you handle stress symptoms. Direct links to support and help. Always with you when you need it. Together with professional medical treatment, PTSD Coach provides you with resources you can trust. If you have, or think you might have PTSD, this app is for you. Family and friends can also learn about PTSD and coping from this app.

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/appvid/mobile/ptsdcoach_app.asp

What’s Up- A Mental Health App: CBT and ACT

What’s Up? Is a fantastic free app utilizing some of the best CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) methods to help you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress and more! With a beautiful, modern design, simple heading and easy-to-follow methods, you can get to what helps you the most in seconds!  Plus, you can connect with omther users via the app’s built-in forum

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/whats-up-a-mental-health-app/id968251160

In App Support

7 Cups

7 Cups provides online therapy and emotional support for anxiety and depression.7 Cups has more than 160,000 trained listeners and licensed therapists who are available to speak with anonymously at any time. People can search for listeners and therapists by specialties, such as bullying, panic attacks, disordered eating, relationship breakups, and more.

https://www.7cups.com/

The Mighty

The Mighty is the world’s largest digital health community. They are people who talk about what health is really like — from mental health to chronic illness, disability, rare disease, parenting, neurodiversity, caregiving and so much more. Find and foster the human connections you need as you navigate your health journey, no matter what you or your loved one is going through. Be  #MightyTogether.

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/the-mighty/id1432324582

Wysa: Chatbot, for Teens specifically

Wysa is used by more than a million people from all walks of life. Research-backed, widely used techniques of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and meditation are employed to support you with depression, stress, anxiety, sleep and a whole range of other mental health and wellness needs.

Talking to Wysa is empathetic, helpful, and will never judge. Your identity will remain anonymous and your conversations are privacy protected. Wysa is an emotionally intelligent chatbot that uses AI to react to the emotions you express. Unlock techniques that help you cope with challenges.

https://www.wysa.io/

WoeBot: Coaching, CBT tips

This A.I. chatbot will coach you through a hard time via chat by asking you what’s up and offering CBT-based tips and exercises for you to try. Whether you’re in an anxious thought spiral or just feeling like crap, Woebot will guide you step by step until you feel better. 

Mental Health Planning (For Worsening or Crisis)

My Mental Health Crisis Plan

Allows Individuals who have serious mental illness to create a psychiatric advance directive that guides their treatment during a mental health crisis.

My3

Designed to help those stay safe while having thoughts of suicide, MY3 is free and lets you customize your own personal safety plan by noting your warning signs, listing coping strategies, and connecting you to helpful resources to reach out to when you need them most. At your fingertips is a button that puts you in direct contact (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) with a trained counselor from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline as well as a 911 alert. Additionally, you can choose three people to contact in the event you’re having thoughts of suicide.

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/my3-support-network/id709651264

Not OK

It can be difficult to ask for help when we’re struggling, and the team behind NotOK wants to make it easier. You create a group of trusted contacts, like your family, friends, therapist, or anyone else you can count on. After they accept your invitation, you can alert them with a tap of a button when you’re not okay and could use their support. It is a free digital panic button to get you immediate support via text, phone call, or GPS location when you’re struggling to reach out.

https://www.notokapp.com/

Anxiety

The Anxiety Coach, Dave Carbonell, PhD

Looking for anxiety help? Here is help that’s practical and powerful. It’s the highlights of what I learned from my patients in 30 years working as a psychologist to help people overcome fears and phobias. And it’s free. Come get some!

https://www.anxietycoach.com/

Eating Disorders

Maudsley Parents- A site for parents of eating disordered children

We are a volunteer organization of parents who have helped our children recover from anorexia and bulimia through the use of the Family-Based Treatment, also known as the Maudsley approach, an evidence-based therapy for eating disorders. We invite you to explore our site to learn more about how families can help their kids with eating disorders.

maudsleyparents.org 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

International OCD Foundation- Living with OCD? You’re not alone.

The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help those affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives. Our aim is to increase access to effective treatment through research and training, foster a hopeful and supportive community for those affected by OCD and the professionals who treat them, and fight stigma surrounding mental health issues.

Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness- You are not alone

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

https://www.nami.org/Home

National Institute of Mental Health Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses


The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders, offers basic information on mental disorders, a range of related topics, and the latest mental health research.

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics

Child Mind Institute- Care, Education, Science

The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders by giving them the help they need to thrive. We’re the leading independent nonprofit in children’s mental health, operating three Mission Areas that work together for greater impact: Care, Education and Science.

https://childmind.org/

Verywell Mind- Know more, live brighter


Welcome to Verywell Mind, an award-winning resource for reliable, compassionate, and up-to-date information on the mental health topics that matter most to you. We are dedicated to empowering you with the best answers to your most pressing health and wellness questions.

www.verywellmind.com/

McLean- Mental health webinars

Join us for free, virtual sessions on mental health and well-being. McLean Hospital recognizes the need for reliable and helpful mental health resources. With this in mind, we have dedicated the time of our staff to ensure we are making free resources available for the public and professionals in hopes of promoting healthy individuals and communities.

https://home.mcleanhospital.org/webinar-series

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention- You’re not alone

Whether you have struggled with suicide yourself or have lost a loved one, know you are not alone. Hear about personal experiences from people in your local community whose lives have been impacted by suicide.

https://afsp.org/

The Jed Foundation- Together we are changing and saving lives

The Jed Foundation (JED) is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults, giving them the skills and support they need to thrive today…and tomorrow.

https://jedfoundation.org/

American Psychiatric Association- Patients and Families

Psychiatry is the branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Learn about common mental disorders, including symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. Find answers to your questions written by leading psychiatrists, stories from people living with mental illness and links to additional resources.

https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families

Psychology Today- Mental health blog and provider/therapist search

Psychology Today is the world’s largest mental health and behavioral science destination online. Our motto is “Here to Help,” and the resources you’re accessing right now are the worldwide destination of choice for expert-authored information about psychology and mental health. PsychologyToday.com is the world’s largest portal to psychotherapy; it includes free access to hundreds of thousands of professionals.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us

Trevor Project-Hope for young LGBTQ lives starts here

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. One accepting adult decreases the risk of suicide by 40% for LGBTQ young people. We provide LGBTQ youth with 24/7 crisis counseling via phone, text, and chat.

Parenting

Nemours Kids Health- We aim to give families the tools and confidence to make the best health choices

Nemours Children’s Health is committed to transforming the health of children by going beyond medicine to improve the health of the world in which every child lives. Here’s what you’ll find on Nemours KidsHealth.org: Doctor-reviewed advice on hundreds of physical, emotional, and behavioral topics — from before birth through the teen years. Separate sections for parentskids, and teens, each created with your questions in mind. Easy-to-follow articles, slideshows, videos, and health tools designed to help families learn, grow, and be their best. Free lesson plans and programs for teachers and early childhood educators.

https://kidshealth.org/

Self-care

Develop Good Habits

Blog that offers wide variety of articles and guides on habit formation- How to eliminate bad habits like smoking, nail-biting and video game addiction. How to make small, incremental improvements to your existing habits. How to create major life changes like weight loss and improving your physical fitness. How to “test drive” new habits and see if they’re right for you. How to understand the science and psychological principles behind willpower.

UCSF- Mental Health Resources for Crises (Climate, Pandemics, and Personal Crises)

This site of resources for coping and emotional health has been developed for the benefit of our whole community. We live in challenging times and we must all step up our strategies to maintain our well-being and help one another. This is an evolving, living website that will continue to be updated to respond to the emerging demands of our modern era (pandemics, climate crises, and personal crises).

https://psychiatry.ucsf.edu/copingresources

Happiness Lab- Are you ready to feel better?

In “The Happiness Lab” podcast, Yale professor Dr Laurie Santos will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surprising and inspiring stories that will forever alter the way you think about happiness. She’s changed the lives of thousands of people through her class “Psychology and the Good Life,” and she’ll change yours, too.

https://www.happinesslab.fm/   

Relationships (Couples)

The Gottman Relationship Blog: A research-based approach to relationships

We understand that the human family is in crisis, and that all individuals are capable of and deserve compassion. It is our mission to reach out to families in order to help create and maintain greater love and health in relationships. We are committed to an ongoing program of research that increases the understanding of relationships and adds to the development of interventions that have been carefully evaluated. It is our goal to make our services accessible to the broadest reach of people across race, religion, class, culture, sexual orientation, and ethnicity. 

https://www.gottman.com/blog/

Trauma

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) was created to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events. 

https://www.nctsn.org/

RAINN- The nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800-656-HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) 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.

https://www.rainn.org/

Substance Use

SAMHSA- Substance abuse treatment locator

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. Millions of Americans have a substance use disorder. Help is available, treatment works and people recover every day. Find a state-licensed treatment facility near you. Find a treatment provider with the treatment locator.

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-treatment

AA- Welcome to Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. Find a meeting on this site.

www.aa.org

NA- Welcome to Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous is a global, community-based organization with a multi-lingual and multicultural membership. Today, NA members hold nearly 67,000 meetings weekly in 139 countries. We offer recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle. Find a meeting on this site.

www.na.org