Resources

Crisis Support 

 

National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line:  Text HOME to 741741

 

The Alameda County Crisis Hotline 1-800-309-2131 

The San Francisco Crisis Hotline at: 415-781-0500

 

Berkeley Mobile Response 510-981-5900

Alameda County Mobile Crisis 510-891-5600

 

Oakland Mental Health First - call or text (510) 999-9641

8pm–8am Fridays & Saturdays

Sexual Violence & Intimate Partner Violence

 

24 HR. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1−800−799−SAFE(7233)

Bay Area Women Against Rape - 24 Hour Hotline

(510) 345-1056

 

LBGTQ+

 

The Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386

Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860

Recovery 

Alcoholics Anonymous 

Al-Anon - For Families & Friends of Alcoholics

 ACA - Adult Children of Alcoholics & Dysfunctional Families 

Codependents Anonymous 

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Books

 

Trauma: 

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Maté 

My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk

What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry

 

Social Justice:

Pleasure Activism by adrienne marie brown

Revolutionary Love by Valerie Kaur 

Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor

 

Communication, Relationships, & Sexuality: 

Polysecure: Attachment, Trauma, and Consensual Nonmonogamy by Jessica Fern

 

Come As You Are: Revised and Updated: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson 

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg

 

Mindfulness:

Peace is Every Step by Thích Nhat Hanh

The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal,

Jon Kabat-Zinn 

Self-Help

Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience by Brené Brown

Daring Greatly : How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski 

 

Meditation Apps

 

Insight Timer

Calm