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Bay Area Trauma and Crisis Organizations

Suicide prevention
1-800-SUICIDE – Available 24 hours a day
San Francisco Suicide Prevention
Crisis Center of Sonoma County

Other Bay Area resources:

NAMI Sonoma County Resource Guide
PDF List of Bay Area counseling clinics
PDF Resource Manual for San Francisco by the Dept. of Public Health
Low cost or free health resources PDF in San Mateo County courtesy of Peninsula Library System
Website link to health resources in San Mateo County
Marin County Dept. of Health and Human Services online resource guide

Marriage and Family Therapy Organizations
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Redwood Empire California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Hearing/Disabilities
Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California
Ear of the Lion – Lion’s Club
How to get a no-cost adaptive phone for a hard-of-hearing, blind/low-vision, mobility, speech or memory disabled person.

Other helpful links
All Treatment (nationwide drug/alcohol treatment) – here is their California Rehab Centers and Addiction Treatment page. This is my profile on there.

AddictionCenter.com has a good list of drugs including pictures, and treatment options.

Developmental life stages on the CDC website – good information on developmental stages of life, what to expect in each and subgroups including children, pregnancy, men’s/women’s issues, older adults, LGBT, etc. A good resource for parents, in particular.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

“Facts for Families” – a nice write up on various topics from American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). 96 different handouts range from autism to posttraumatic stress disorder to drug addiction. Available in several languages. Excellent resource for providers.

Stanford Early Life Stress Research Program – I work half-time for this program as a clinical research coordinator – child trauma therapist.

“How to talk to kids about Japan’s disaster” – a short four minute film of Stanford Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Victor Carrion, MD giving advice for parents in how to talk to children about disasters. Pertains to trauma in general.

12 Step Recovery Groups – Al-Anon/Alateen (for families of addicts), Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Nicotine Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, Food Addicts Anonymous, Sex and Love Addicts AnonymousGamblers Anonymous

The Addiction Library: Treatments for Alcoholism

211.org – local resources

Sonoma County local low-cost mental health resources, courtesy of Student Health Services at Santa Rosa Junior College

Suicide prevention
1-800-SUICIDE – Available 24 hours a day

San Francisco Suicide Prevention

Crisis Center of Sonoma County

Bay Area resources:

NAMI Sonoma County Resource Guide

PDF List of Bay Area counseling clinics

PDF Resource Manual for San Francisco by the Dept. of Public Health

Low cost or free health resources PDF in San Mateo County courtesy of Peninsula Library System

Website link to health resources in San Mateo County

Marin County Dept. of Health and Human Services online resource guide

Marriage and Family Therapy Organizations
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Redwood Empire California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Hearing/Disabilities
Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California

Ear of the Lion – Lion’s Club
How to get a no-cost adaptive phone for a hard-of-hearing, blind/low-vision, mobility, speech or memory disabled person.

Other helpful links
All Treatment (nationwide drug/alcohol treatment) – here is their California Rehab Centers and Addiction Treatment page. This is my profile on there.

AddictionCenter.com has a good list of drugs including pictures, and treatment options.

Developmental life stages on the CDC website – good information on developmental stages of life, what to expect in each and subgroups including children, pregnancy, men’s/women’s issues, older adults, LGBT, etc. A good resource for parents, in particular.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

“Facts for Families” – a nice write up on various topics from American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). 96 different handouts range from autism to posttraumatic stress disorder to drug addiction. Available in several languages. Excellent resource for providers.

Stanford Early Life Stress Research Program – I work half-time for this program as a clinical research coordinator – child trauma therapist.

“How to talk to kids about Japan’s disaster” – a short four minute film of Stanford Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Victor Carrion, MD giving advice for parents in how to talk to children about disasters. Pertains to trauma in general.

12 Step Recovery Groups – Al-Anon/Alateen (for families of addicts), Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Nicotine Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, Food Addicts Anonymous, Sex and Love Addicts AnonymousGamblers Anonymous

The Addiction Library: Treatments for Alcoholism

211.org – local resources

Sonoma County local low-cost mental health resources, courtesy of Student Health Services at Santa Rosa Junior College