There are many excellent RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR people experiencing challenging situations.  Here's a starter list.  (This is just the tip of the iceberg!)


- Colorado Crisis Services


24-hr services (phone, online, walk-in)

- 24-Hour National Suicide Lifeline:  800.273.TALK (8255)

- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

- If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.


- Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Brown

- The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

- Fighting for Your Marriage by Howard Markman, Scott Stanley and Susan Blumberg

- The 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman

- The Truth About Children and Divorce by Robert Emery




- The Grief Recovery Handbook by John James & Russell Friedman

- On Grief and Grieving by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler

- The Miss Foundation in support of families who experience death of a child.

Sexual Abuse

- Wings Foundation in support of childhood sexual abuse survivors.  Groups and resources.

The Courage to Heal  (and The Courage to Heal Workbook) by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation by Suzette Boon, Kathy Steele and Onno van der Hart

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

- EMDR International Assoc. (EMDRIA) 

- EMDR Essentials, A Guide for Clients and Therapist by Barb Maiberger (2009)


- GLBT Community Center of Colorado (The Center) 


- The Trevor Project:  Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth

- Trans Lifeline


Eating Disorders


- Eating Recovery Center (ERC)


- ED Care 



- Life Without ED by Jenni Schaefer (2003) 

Thinking, Perception & Meditation

- The Four Agreements:  A Practical Guide to Personal

Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz

- Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life by Steven Hayes

- You Are Here:  Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment by Thich Nhat Hanh

- Headspace (a meditation phone app)