After Silence is a non-profit organization dedicated to offering support to survivors of sexual violence. Their mission statement:
Live Through This Project
Live Through This (www.livethroughthis.org) offers a collection of testimonies from people that survived suicide. The project helps strip away the stigma of mental health issues and shows that depression can affect people of all looks and backgrounds. This website shows that thriving with depression is possible.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project (www.thetrevorproject.org) is one of the most comprehensive support sites for the LGBTQA community. They offer 24-hr judgement free support with trained counselors. Additionally, The Trevor Project provides volunteering and training opportunities.
Brene Brown, Ph.D., LCSW
Below is a TED Talk by Brene Brown. She is a leading researcher about overcoming shame and learning to embrace vulnerability, which is a common challenge for everyone:
Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, The Trauma Recovery Center
Dr. Bessel van der Kolk is one of the premier researchers about Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. One of his research topics is looking at the benefits of Yoga for people with PTSD.
This app is designed to help identify what thoughts impacted your mood and behavior during stressful situations. It is available for iOS and Android devices.
Stop, Breathe, Think
This meditation app is great for people of all ages and backgrounds. It offers a free variety of meditations such as improving compassion or mindfulness.
Optimism app is a simple tool for tracking your symptoms, sleep, medication, and coping skills. Plus it's free! This app also allows you to chart your progress.