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National crisis and suicide hotline (800)-273-TALK (free and confidential)

On your Mind is a chat room for teens, hours: 4:30 pm -9:30 pm PST, Monday -Thursday, (SF bay area or PST time)

Child & Adolescent Hotline and Prevention Program (CAHPP) is a hotline that is available 24/7 for parents of children of all ages (0-18) as well as educators, counselors, doctors, coaches, and members of the community. The hotline number is (650) 567-KIDS (5437).

Rape trauma services of San Mateo County strives to eliminate all forms of violence, with a special focus on sexual assault and abuse, 650-692-RAPE (7273)

CORA, Communities Overcoming Relationship Abuse, provides safety, support and healing for individuals who experience abuse in an intimate relationship,  (24 Hour Hotline: 800.300.1080)

Find community services in San Mateo County

First 5 San

Parents Place, classes for parents, open play time and more,

Star-Vista (mental health agency providing counseling, prevention, early intervention and education resources and services)

Kids in the House, free parenting videos by seasoned professionals

Aha Parenting, Dr. Laura Markham,

Positive Discipline:  parenting ideas,

Kids in the House, a free parenting videos by seasoned professionals:

Play at home mom, a blog about a mom who offers very creative open ended activities for her kids

Momastery, a blog / website by a mom who is in recovery, she tells it like it is and talks about the "brutiful" parts of being a parent - (beautiful / brutal):

Free Mental Health Programs to be used as "homework" when you work with me individually or in a group:

Websites promoting well being:

Interactive look at time

Worry box project, for those who worry, click the box, write your worries

Stop hating on yourself, stop hating on others,

Insight timer
Feel electric (for kids) based on the electric company format (fun and educational emotional regulation)
Transform (quote of the day)
Positive Discipline ($2.99)
SAM (anxiety manager)
On kids media (helps parents decide what shows, apps, and computer games are age appropriate)

RECOMMENDED PRACTITIONERS - click on name for more information

Olga Rocklin, MFT, eating disordres, MBSR (San Francisco)

Ilkiko Ran, MFT, CGP, Groups  (San Francisco)

Paul Foster Brock, LCSW, Groups, Addiction,  (San Francisco)

Shanon Sitkin, MA, LMFT, Groups (San Francisco)

Dr. Erica Anderson, Sexuality, Gender Identity (Oakland)

Lucy Fine, MFT, Individuals, Groups, and Couples (San Francisco and Oakland)

Ari-Asha Castalia, Psychotherapy and Art Therapy (San Mateo)

Mina Bressler, Psychotherapy and Art Therapy (San Mateo)