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Addiction | Associations | Blogs | Child Abuse | Compassion Fatigue | Continuing Education | Depression | Dissociation Identity Disorder
Domestic Violence | Grief/Suicide | Art, Music & Poetry | Sexual Assault | Support Groups | Journalism & Trauma | Journals, Magazines | Fire*Police*EMS
Internet Directories of Health Professionals | Pastoral Counseling | Sites for Survivors | Sites Run by Survivors | Sites for Trauma Workers
TBI | Trainings & Workshops | Treatment Centers | Teen Health | For Men Only | Women of Color | Women’s Organizations | Veterans & Families
Legal Information | GFW Member Sites | Non-PTSD | Victimized by Homicide | Safety Net (hotlines)

Addiction-Substance Abuse Recovery:

Addiction No More
Addiction Resource Guide
Bright Eye Counseling-UK
Challenges Relapse Treatment & Prevention Program
Eating Disorder Recovery at
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
Eating Disorders Information Website
Lasting Recovery
Recovery First, Inc.
Recovery Resources Online
She’s in Recovery
Something Fishy Website on Eating Disorders

Associations, Non-Profits, Groups, Organizations:

American Association of Pastoral Counselors
American Nurses Association-California
American Psychotherapy Association
Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
Association for Traumatic Stress Specialists
The Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Santa Cruz County
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
American Mental Health Counselors Association
American Red Cross
Childhood Anxiety Network
Illinois Association of School Social Workers
The International Society for Mental Health Online
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Michigan Victim’s Alliance
National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work
National Center for PTSD
National Center for Victims of Crime
National Association of EMS Educators
National Association of School Psychologists
National Institute of Mental Health
National Mental Health Association
National Organization for Victim Assistance
New York State Society for Clinical Social Work
RI Council of Community Mental Health Organizations, Inc
Workplace Violence 911


Blooming Lotus
Disaster Dialogues: Making Meaning out of Mayhem – Dr. Kathleen Regan Figley
Domestic Violence and the Workplace
Grief Healing
Healing Combat Trauma
Hearts Toward Home International
Living with PTSD and TBI
Margaret Andem, LCSW Therapy and Counseling
The New Social Worker Online Blog
Office Wife’s Blog
Professor Figley Polemics
The Magnificent You – Marcia Breitenbach
Marriage Counseling

Child Abuse:

Anna Foundation
Best Interests – The E-Magazine for Children’s Advocacy
Child Abuse Monument
The Child Abuse Prevention Network
Child Welfare League of America
Committee for Children
Dancing in the Darkness
Help for Adult Victims of Childhood Abuse-UK
Partners of Adults Sexually Abused as Children
Prevent Child Abuse America

Compassion Fatigue:

Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project 2007
CompassionFatigue Info Page
Compassion Unlimited
Green Cross Foundation
Professional Quality of Life

Continuing Education Courses:

Depression: – Help and Support
Depression Fallout

Dissociation Identity Disorder:

International Society for the Study of Dissociation
Many Voices Press

Domestic Violence:

AJ Novick Group
American Institute on Domestic Violence
Family Violence Prevention Website
International Domestic Violence and Abuse Agencies List
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Web Site
National Electronic Network on Violence Against Women
National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence
Rhiannon3, Inc.
Saving Promise Campaign – Color Me Butterfly
Silent Witness
Survivor’s Empowerment Zone


Adult Sibling
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The Gifts of Grief
Grief And Loss Help
Grief and Renewal
Grief Healing
Griefwork Center, Inc.
Rainbow Faith ~ a Christian Grief Ministry
The Suicide and Mental Health Association International
Survivors of Violent Loss Network
The Tragedy Assistance Program (Taps) ( Military Survivors)
Violent Death Bereavement Society

Art, Music & Poetry:

A Long Walk Home Art Therapy
Arte Sana (Art Heals)
Healing artwork and poetry by survivor & activist Marta Sanchez
Inspirational affirmation cards by Cheryl Rainfield
Meditation for PTSD and Trauma Survivors
Music Therapy – Freudian Slip Therapeutic Rock Band
Libby Roderick Music – Folk Music
Michael Skinner – Musician/Advocate
National Association for Poetry Therapy
The Soul Food Cafe – writing cafe
Tammy Stamps
Volcano Press
Women And Writing
Womanist theater – African/African-American story telling

Sexual Assault:

Abuse and Women with Disabilities
Date Safe Project
It Happened to Alexa Foundation
I Will Survive- African-American Survivors
Military Rape Crisis Center
National Sexual Violence Resource Center -Ireland
Pandora’s Aquarium
Reflections of Hope
The Silent Ones Against Crimes of Roofies

Support Groups/Online/Offline:

American Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
Find a PTSD Meetup Group near you
Forums at Psych Central
GFW’s list of Trauma Survivor Support Groups
Pandora’s Aquarium
Post Traumatic Stress Support Group
Veteran’s Heart Georgia
Vetwives Living With PTSD Message Board

Journalism & Trauma:

Dart Center For Journalism and Trauma

Traumatic Brain Injury:

Cognitive Compass – Helping people with brain injury.

Trainings & Workshops:

Figley Institute
Risking Connection

Journals, Magazines, Publications and Databases:

Journal of Emergency Medical Services – world’s largest medical library
New Harbinger Publications: Books on Mental Health
New York City Voices
Survivor Radio Cafe


American Police Hall of Fame and Museum
American Association Of Police Officers
Badge of Life
The International Association of Chiefs of Police
The International Fellowship of Chaplains, Inc. (IFOC)
In The Line Of Duty
International Conference of Police Chaplains
Metropolitan Police Employee Assistance Program
National School Safety and Security Services
Peace Officers Research Association of California
Police Stressline
West Coast Post-Trauma Retreat

Internet Directories of Health Professionals
Alternative Online Counseling
Counseling Network
Counselling Resource
Family & Marriage Counseling
TraumaLine1 (Canada)
Values Based Trauma Counseling

Pastoral Counseling:

American Association of Pastoral Counselors
International Conference of Police Chaplains
The International Fellowship of Chaplains, Inc. (IFOC)

Sites for Survivors/Self Help: Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD)
Advocate Web
Assistance Support & Self-help -United Kingdom
Beyond Surviving
The Bright Side-Wings of Support
The Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma Israel
Clinical Trials in PTSD
Coping with Traumatic Stress Due to Causing a Serious Accident
Crime Survivors, Inc.
David Baldwin’s Trauma Info Pages
DAWWWN By and for abused Deaf Women
Dr. Irene’s Verbal Abuse Site
Facts For Health PTSD
Feel Safe Again
Gateway to PTSD Information
Grant Guidelines | Psych Central Community Connection
The Healing Center On-Line – for consumers & professionals
Helping Us Heal
Hope For Healing.Org
Hope Morrow’s Trauma Central
Inspiration for Recovery
Kathi’s Mental Heath Review-BPD
Life Challenges
Living With Heart
Making Daughters Safe Again
Many Voices Press
Mental Health Matters
Mental Health Today
Mental Health Touches Everyone – Advice, Questions & Answers
Our Story – The Surviving Spirit
Panic Attack and Anxiety Help and Support – Canada
Psych Central
PTSD Support Services
PTSD factsforhealth
Raising Emotional Intelligence-Jeanne Segal
Sacred Places to Heal Rage
Self-esteem for Women
Sidran Foundation
Social Anxiety Assist – Australia
Soul’s Self-Help Central
Stress Management from MindTools
Survivor Stories- UK
Taking the Bully by the Horns
Texans for Equal Justice
Victim Assistance Online

Sites Run by Survivors:

Healing Minds

Sites for Trauma Workers:

Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Anger Management Services – Books, Videos, and Resources
Community Works
The Counting Method: Brief Treatment for PTSD
Disaster Mental Health-Eye of the Storm, Inc.
Forensic Psychiatry & Medicine
Gateway to PTSD Information
GiveAnHour.Org – Give Help.Give Hope
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation – ICISF – – pediatric disaster resources
The Mental Health Social Worker
Nurses are Angels
Pat McClendon’s Clinical Social Work
The Resiliency Center
Sexual Assault Response Team
The Stress Doc
Trauma Recovery Assessment & Prevention Services
Traumatic Stress Institute
Toronto Traumatology Institute: Psych lnk

Treatment Centers:

Anxiety – Phobia Treatment Center of White Plains
Associated Counsellors & Psychologists Sydney, AU
Dr Mena Urban – Monmouth County NJ Psychologist
Gulf Coast Recovery
Safe Harbor Treatment Center for Women, Inc.
Two Rivers Hospital
The Women’s Institute for Incorporation Therapy

Teen Health:

12 Steps to Healthy Self-Esteem
Love is Not Abuse
Teen Placement
Youth Change

For Men Only:

Battered Husbands Support
Healing Sexually Abused Men
MaleSurvivor: The National Organization Against Male Sexual
The Men’s Center
MenWeb – Men’s Voices Magazine
Next Step Counseling and Training
1 in 6
Supporting Adult Male Survivors Of Sexual Abuse

Women of Color:

Women of Color Resources

Women’s Organizations:

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Feminist Majority Foundation
The Kolo: Women’s Cross Cultural Collaborations
The National Association of Mother Daughter Bonding Network
National Women’s Health Resource Center, Inc.
The Relationship Enhancement Center
Women’s Funding Network
Womens Law
Women’s Research & Education Institute (WREI)

Veterans & Families:

After Deployment
The AnswerRing for Combat Veterans
Defender’s Own
Deployment Health Clinical Center
Forces Helpline, Army, Royal Air Force, Navy – UK
Gold Star Wives of America – Veteran to Veteran
The Hidden Front
Merritt Center Home Page
The Military Family Network
Military Families –
The Military Spouse Coach
Military Spouses for Change
ONE Freedom – Strength through Balance
Operation Emotional Freedom – Supporting Our Troops by Helping the Families They Leave Behind
Pleural Mesothelioma
Professional Quality of Life
Returning Veterans Resource Project NW
Season of Sorrows
Solomon PTSD Recovery Project
The Soldiers Project
United Children of Veterans – We Stand Together
Wounded Warrior Directory

Legal Information:

The Association of Child Abuse Lawyers
The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
The Consumer Law Page
Criminal Justice
The National Crime Victim Bar Association
The National Fraud Information Center
National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Never Again Foundation-Free Legal Services
Office of Justice Programs
Victim Offender Mediation Association

GFW Members Websites:
Spiritual Coaching by Connie Owens

Special Non-PTSD Websites:

Disability Benefits – SSDI and SSI Claims

How to Become an Organ and Tissue Donor
Protection & Advocacy, Inc. (PAI) – People with Disabilities
Share The Care(tm) – Family Caregivers
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Center

Victimized by Homicide:

Violent Death Bereavement Society

Safety Net (hotlines):

Listed below are toll-free phone numbers that may provide a sense of well-being and/or safety net
during those times of crisis or the next step on your path of recovery.
* Not all numbers listed are crisis lines.
* The Gift From Within does not endorse any of these organizations.
* These numbers may not be available 24 hours.

AIDS Hotline 800-342-AIDS (2437) English
  800-344-SIDA (7432) Spanish
  800-AIDS-TTY (243-7889) Hearing Impaired
Al-Anon/Al-A-Teen Hotline 800-356-9996
Battered Women’s Justice Project 800-903-0111
Child Abuse Hotline 800-422-4453
Child Find of America 800-426-5678
Child help USA National Child Abuse Hotline 800-4-A-CHILD
Child Quest International (missing, abused, exploited children) 888-818-4673
Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
Eating Disorders Hotline 800-248-3285
Ending Domestic Violence 800-281-9519
Humane Society of the US 888-213-0956
International Association of Chiefs of Police 800-843-4227
Jobcorps Hotline (Employment Issues) 800-733-JOBS (5627)
Mothers Against Drunk Driving 800-438-6233
National Adolescent Suicide Hotline – 1-800-621-4000
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 800-843-5678
National Center for Missing Youth (Operation Lookout) 800-566-5688
National Center for Victims of Crime 800-394-2255
National Children’s Alliance 800-239-9950
National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse & Neglect 800-394-3366
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
National Hope Line (suicide hotline) 800-784-2433
National Suicide Hotline – trained volunteers and professional counselors – 1-888-SUICIDE or (800-784-2433)
— Available 24 HOURS. Operated by the American Association of Suicidology
National Organization for Victim Assistance 800-879-6682
National Rape, Abuse, and Incest Hotline 800-656-4673
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence 800-537-2238
Parents of Murdered Children and Other Survivors of Homicide Victims 888-818-7662
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network 800-656-4673
Runaway Youth Hotline 800-621-4000
SA/VE- Suicide Awareness/Voices of Education 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Victim Assistance Legal Organization 877-748-6822
Victims Hotline 800-394-2655
VINE (Victim Information Network) 800-816-0491
Voices in Action (incest) 800-786-4238