San Diego Access and Crisis Line 888-724-7240

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK

Crisis Text Line 741741

Domestic Violence National Hotline 800-799-7233


It's Up to Us Campaign designed to empower San Diegans to talk openly about mental illness, recognize the symptoms, utilize local resources and seek help

211 San Diego A resource hub for people in San Diego to connect to community, health, and disaster services

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) The nation's largest grassroots mental health organization

RAINN The nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization

Center for Community Solutions San Diego support for survivors of rape & sexual assault

Domestic Violence Hotline & Resources

To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide

The Trevor Project LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention 

San Diego LGBT Community Center 

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Behavioral Health Treatment Locator 

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support for those who have lost loved ones to suicide. 


Some of my favorite inspirational books:

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach

The Power of Vulnerability by Brene Brown (all of her books are fabulous)

The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living by Russ Harris

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

Getting Past Your Past by Francine Shapiro

Tapping In: A Step-by-Step Guide by Laurel Parnell 

Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model by Ph.D. Richard C Schwartz 

Self-Therapy: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Wholeness and Healing by Jay Early

The Body Keeps The Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.