"These mountains that you are carrying,
you were only supposed to climb." ~ Najwa Zebian

"These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed
to climb." ~ Najwa Zebian

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health


Los Angeles County Human Services Hotline

Dial “211”

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center


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Didi Hirsch – Suicide Prevention Hotline

877-7-CRISIS or 877-727-4747

Teen Line

800-TLC-TEEN (852-8336)

California Youth Crisis Line


Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Centers

213-252-2100 (Multilingual)

The Soldiers Project


The Trevor Project

866-4- U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
1-888-628-9454 (En Espanol)
1-800-799-4TTY (4889)

Useful Links

Some reflections to assist you in your journey.
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Certified Sex Addiction Therapy (CSAT)

September 11, 2020

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July 19, 2020

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Additional Resources

*Tara Brach has dedicated a podcast to Facing Pandemic Fears with an Awake Heart. There is an accompanying, separate meditation for COVID as well.
*Insight Timer is a rich resource with free and paid alternatives. It currently offers several pandemic-specific guided talks and meditations. Calm is providing similar meditations. 
*These are a few books that might provide comfort and insight now. 
  1. Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness, by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  2. When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times, by Pema Chodron
  3. Turning Suffering Inside Out, by Darlene Cohen
  4. Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness, by Rick Hanson
*For all of those clients that are also psychotherapists, Headspace has offered a complimentary use option, as has The Tapping Solution.
*The New York Times is providing free access to COVID-related materials.
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