Resources & Recommendations
I’m gathering a list of useful resources for your wellbeing. I add to it often, so return frequently to discover websites and organizations that are dedicated to quality life.
The American Institute of Stress:
The American Institute of Stress is a higly credible and informative source for science-based information about stress. The AIS conducts research and educates the public and healthcare professionals (medical and mental health), providing a wealth of useful resources for managing stress and thriving.
Education you control! Quality online video courses for homeschooling and supplementing classroom learning for kids in grades K-12—all subjects, including high school electives and mental health.
Reliable mental health and therapy information created by mental health professionals so you can empower yourself to live your best life
Top-notch mental health information, resources, and support written by mental health professionals as well as people living with mental illness
Dr. Michael Greger presents the latest nutrition science in lively and easily digestible videos and articles so you can make informed decisions about healthy eating for you and your family
How to Talk to Teens About Alcohol
This guide from the National Institutes of Health: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is a valuable resource for parents. Gain tips for talking to your teen about this difficult but important topic.
Addiction Resources for Teens
Discover comprehensive information teen substance use and abuse. Help prevent or treat substance use/abuse in a teen you care about.
A Complete Guide to Screen Addiction:
This informative guide will help you understand how technology has changed behaviors and offers tips and insights for shifting habits (your own or your child’s) around screen use.
Don’t Be That Kid! | Lois McGuire:
Retired school superintendent Dr. Lois McGuire offers outstanding and relatable resources for parents and educators. Her books for kids and the adults in their lives are delightful tools for building positive character traits needed to successful navigate and thrive in life.
Teaching Your Teen to Manage Uncertainty
In a conversation with Unmind, My Tutor offers useful and informative insights to help you help your teen deal with worry and stress caused by uncertainty and things outside of their control.
2021 Mental Health Resources List:
Nursing License Map has compiled this extensive resource list for total health and wellbeing–mind, body, and spirit. Gather information and resources for sleep, movement, nutrition, counseling/support, mindfulness, entertainment, and cultivating a positive attitude.
Actively Moving Forward:
Actively Moving Forward is a virtual community bringing grieving people together to heal from loss. It’s a website and app that connects mourners with others in bereavement in their age range and shared life situations for positive growth through loss.
How to Sleep:
Sleep is an essential component of total health and wellbeing. The Complete Guide to Insomnia and How You can Manage It from How to Sleep is an invaluable resource to help you fall asleep and stay asleep.
A website dedicated to men’s health and wellbeing, Optimale is a helpful source of information specifically to help guys feel their best mentally and physically. Check out their guide to the male menopause (yes, guys experience hormonal changes through life, too!).
Start Your Recovery:
Information and support for substance use recovery
The Recovery Village:
Visit The Recovery Village’s Body, Mind, and Well-Being Resources page for a wealth of important, useful resources.
The Recovery Village