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Resources

 This page is inspired by what works for me and the way I live after loss. Please, if your pain is too great, speak with your doctor/therapist to find what works for you.

What’s here:

  • Helplines & organizations offering support
  • Online experiences, talks & podcasts worth a listen
  • Coaches, therapists & other mentors I trust
  • Digital & physical products to inspire how you take care of yourself

I believe in you. I believe in us. Like my dad once told me, "We rebuild, together."

This page is inspired by what works for me and the way I live after loss. Please, if your pain is too great, speak with your doctor/therapist to find what works for you. What’s here: helplines & organizations offering support; online experiences & podcasts; digital & physical products to guide your own best self-care.

Helplines

In an emergency, call 911. You can notify the operator that this is a psychiatric emergency and request an officer trained in crisis intervention.

Organizations Offering Grief & Mental Health Support

  • AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention): raises awareness, funds scientific research & provides resources & aid to those affected by suicide.
  • ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America): an international nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment & cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD & co-occurring disorders through education, practice & research.
  • NIMH (National Institute for Mental Health): the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.
  • Vibrant Emotional Health: offers emotional support and care through crisis services, community programs in New York, advocacy & education to empower people & change the conversation around mental health.
  • To Write Love On Her Arms: a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope & finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury & suicide.
  • Active Minds: a nonprofit organization empowering students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others & encourage help-seeking.
  • The Blurt Foundation: a social enterprise that connects & champions those affected by depression, past & present.
  • Still Kickin Co.: a nonprofit organization helping awesome people going through awful things. Nora McInerny (founder) also has books, courses, a podcast & cofounded the Hot Young Widows Club.
  • The Dinner Party: a community of 20- and 30-somethings who’ve experienced significant loss & connect around potluck dinner parties to talk about it.
  • Refuge In Grief: an online community & resource for people surviving some of the hardest experiences & those who want to help.
  • Danielle LaPorte: unfiltered insight and hopefulness from suicide survivors & others.
  • TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors): offers events, stories & personal support if you're grieving the loss of a military loved one.
  • Wounded Warrior Project: a mission to honor & empower wounded warriors by connecting warriors to peers, programs & communities.
  • The Real Warriors Campaign: a mission to promote psychological health, reduce the stigma of psychological health concerns & encourage help-seeking behavior for service members, veterans & their families.

Coaches, Therapists & Mentors I Trust

  • Brittany Molloy is not only a Holistic Health Counselor, she's my best friend in life. When it comes to living a simpler, healthier philosophy, her real-life support is second to none.
  • Jennifer Pearce has been my High Performance Coach for the lifetime of Healing Brave. Her sessions offer a lot of heart, clarity & breakthroughs.
  • Kristin Neff's work on self-compassion: pioneering research, workshops, exercises & resources.
  • Life, Aligned: Jen is a cyclical living mentor based in the UK who makes lovely eco-friendly planners, prints & cards.
  • Lisa Olivera Therapy: An advocate for vulnerability, I started following Lisa online for her compassionate, intelligent messages of hope.
  • Danielle LaPorte's work in the realm of practical spirituality & self agency: perspectives, practices & intelligent encouragement.

Online Experiences

    Talks

    Podcasts

    My Go-To Products

    Some of the following links are affiliate links to things that help me take better care of myself. That means when you click and buy through the links, I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. The spare change helps me keep this website going. (Thank you.) Here's my full disclosure.

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    Sending you a virtual hug,

    Jen