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Crisis Support 


988 - Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

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

Don't Call the Police

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




The Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386

Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860


Alcoholics Anonymous 

Al-Anon - For Families & Friends of Alcoholics

 ACA - Adult Children of Alcoholics & Dysfunctional Families 

Codependents Anonymous 





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

Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto by Tricia Hersey

All About Love by bell hooks 

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

Beyond the Gender Binary by  Alok Vaid-Menon 


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 

The Ethical Slut by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg


Mindfulness & Spirituality:

Peace is Every Step by Thích Nhat Hanh

This Here Flesh: Spirituality, Liberation, and the Stories That Make Us by Cole Arthur Riley

Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness by Dr. Qing Li 

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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

Jon Kabat-Zinn 


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

Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents by Lindsay Gibson, PsyD

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


Meditation Apps


Insight Timer


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