This page is for resources that I have listed in various blog posts. Each resource has a website and a short description. This list will grow as needed.
If you’re like me and you need a visual for some things, my friend Josh has a YouTube channel. He’s also Jake’s older brother, and I’ve mentioned him in a few blog posts. He’s a licensed psychologist in Indiana with a weird sense of humor. Josh specializes in kids with autism. If you’re in Louisville and need someone, let me know.
You might even see his adorable kids in some of the videos. (He’s a dad of four.) His videos cover topics like anxiety, autism, depression, and suicide prevention.
This site is full of information on research on suicide prevention, awareness, how to talk to someone that may be suicidal, how to get involved with local events, etc. This is where you can sign up for your city/town’s Community or Campus Walk.
I actually found my therapist on this site! There is a section in which you can look for a therapist, and it was super helpful for me. There are a lot of helpful articles to assist you in finding information for almost any topic you can think of in psychology.
This is a site for those who have mental health illnesses and/or that support them. There are articles to learn more about mental health and places you can go to get help if needed.
Depression and Bipolar Disorder are two very serious illnesses and need to be supported as much as possible. This site gives that support to those that have these illnesses and their families. There are some very interesting articles on this site.
If you’ve never had a migraine, great. I hope you never do. I have lived with them since 2013. They suck. This is a bit of an overview of what they are, symptoms and other facts. The link will lead you to the main page for the Mayo Clinic, just enter “migraines”
This page contains information about Post Partum Depression.
A website devoted to information about PPD.
Linked in my blog post dated 2/5/18. This is full of great info on a very important issue.
Linked in my blog dated 2/5/18. This blog post discussed three major reasons that mental health is overlooked in the black community.
A great article on helping others that are struggling.
A website with information about mental illnesses and ways to get help.
An informational site. You can find resources on autism, signs, symptoms and more.
A site for anyone who wants to know more about supporting someone they know and/or love with autism.
Information on ADHD for families
I read this from this site a LOT. This can be helpful to anyone with a kid with ADHD in their lives.
This website is amazing! It has articles for almost every learning disability you can think of. There are groups you can join for support, webinars and more.
This is a website for anyone who wants to know more about strokes. It’s full of information. #strokessuck
A very resourceful site with information on how to help you and your family become more informed about bullying.
This is a great site. It’s full of information that you can use to help with the interesting days of parenting.
Another great parenting site. I’ve used this site for most of the parenting posts that I needed to research.
A resource for parents of LGBTQ kids- includes tips and other resources
Human Rights Commission website, lots of information on this site for many topics, including LGBTQ stats and other information.
An informational site for parents, I used this on my post about leaving kids at home alone, dated 5/3/18.
This information is from the Mayo Clinic about SVT, the heart condition that Cameron has. He was most likely born with it. He was diagnosed in 2015.
Support group for parents of children with special needs. The site also has information that can be super helpful for parents.
An Australian website with very interesting and helpful information- please see the “Disability” section on how to talk to your family about your child’s special needs.
The site for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. There are sheets you can download and other information to get should it be needed to deal with a missing child.
This website has lots of tips to help stop children who wander/elope.
This page has a variety of resources for families who may need help with bills or other things for their children.
This site has information that is helpful to the community. Please read if this may help you and/or someone you know.
I found this site years ago when Julian was diagnosed. I almost printed out the entire website because everything was so helpful. It’s full of information for parents of children with High Functioning Autism.
A brand new resource courtesy of the APA. It is meant to help those who may be experiencing a mental health crisis, including suicidal thoughts.
Please see my 11/20 post. This is a Facebook page for healthcare workers that are speaking (out or want to) about the abuse that we encounter.
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