Crisis & Support Lines:

The Trevor Project
1 (866) 488-7386
24- hour crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ youth ages 13-24

TEENLINK
1 (866) 833-6546 Everyday 6-10pm
(206) 461-3210 Monday-Friday from 9-5pm
Confidential, anonymous and non-judgmental helpline answered by teens every evening. They are there to listen to whatever is on your mind, no issue is too big or too small.

Crisis Clinic
1 (866) 427-4747 Local: (206) 461-3222 (both 24-hour Helpline)
The 24-hour crisis line provides immediate help to individuals, families, and friends of people in emotional crisis. They are the primary source for linking Seattle-King County residents to emergency mental health services. 

Postpartum Support International of Washington Warmline
1 (888) 404-7763
Free telephone support line from volunteers who have experienced Postpartum Mood Disorder and recovered fully. Leave a message and a volunteer will return your call within 24 hours. 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1 (800) 273-8255 (24-hour Helpline)

Lifewire (formerly Eastside Domestic Violence Program)
(425) 746-1940 or 1 (800) 827-8840 (24-hour Helpline)
Free 24 hour telephone support for people experiencing domestic violence or living in an abusive relationship. 

Books on Mindfulness:

Eastern Body, Western Mind
Written by: Anodea Judith

Full Catastrophe Living
Written by: Jon Kabat-Zinn 

Self-Help Books:

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Written by: Don Miguel Ruiz

Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant to Live
Written by: Martha Beck

The Untethered Soul
Written by: Michael A. Singer

Changing for Good
Written by: James O. Prochaska

Creating on Purpose: The Spiritual Technology of Manifesting Through the Chakras
Written by: Anodea Judith

Books on ADHD:

Driven to Distraction
Written by: Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.

Books on Trauma:

Drama of the Gifted Child
Written by: Alice Miller
Childhood Trauma

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Written by: Bessel Van Derk Kolk

Waking the Tiger
Written by: Peter A. Levine

Childhood Development/Parenting:

The Whole Brain Child
Written by: Daniel J. Siegal and Tina Payne Bryson

No Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind
Written by: Daniel J. Siegal and Tina Payne Bryson

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk
Written by: Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

The Explosive Child
Written by: Ross W. Greene 

Books on Attachment:

Attachment-Focused Family Therapy
Written by: Daniel A. Hughes 

Books on Creativity:

The Artist’s Way
Written by: Julia Cameron 

Writing Down the Bones
Written by: Natalie Goldberg

Books on Love:

If the Buddha Dated: A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path
Written by: Charlotts Kasl

The Mastery of Love
Written by: Don Miguel Ruiz

Blogs:

Postpartum Progress Blog
Well written blog on a variety of topics relating to postpartum adjustment and mood disorders. Many links to books that may be helpful.

On Being
A Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast, a Webby Award-winning website and online exploration, a publisher and public event convener. On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life.

DBT Referrals:

Cadence in Kirkland – Teens and Families
(425) 658-3200
Intake@CadenceChat.com

Harborview Mental Health DBT
(206) 744-9631
Intake Person: Joanne Marsden – (206) 744-9622
Accepts Medicaid, private pay and some insurance 

Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle
(206) 374-0109

Seattle Children’s Hospital – Child/Adolescent Only
(206) 987-2164    

UW Behavioral Treatment Center of Seattle
(206) 543-BRTC

Online Resources:

Gay city works to promote wellness in LGBTQ communities by providing health services, connecting people to resources, fostering arts and building community. 

Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens. 

Seattle Children’s Hospital support groups

TED Talks:

Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Brené Brown: Vulnerability