Resources and links

Crisis and emergency services

For Immediate Emergencies call 911

Crisis Help Line Phone Numbers: Toll Free: 844.398.8252 TTY: 512.703.1395

Integral Care 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 512.472.4357

Suicide Prevention Lifeline Chat website:

Suicide Prevention Text Line:

Text TX to 741741 to connect to the crisis text line

Geeks, Gamers, and Nerds– List of video games to play when going through a tough time

Quantic Foundry– Survey to find your gamer motivation profile

Dr. K YouTube channel – YouTube channel where a psychiatrist talks with gamers about what’s troubling them and offers helpful suggestions and insights

Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy-Anthony Bean

Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind– Scott Barry Kaufman & Carolyn Gregoire

Video Games and Social Competence– Rachel Kowert

Reality is Broken: Why Games Make us Better and How They Can Change the World– Jane McGonigal

The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains– Nicholas Carr

Habitica– An open-source habit building program that treats your life like a Role Playing Game.

Neurodiversity: ADHD and Autism

 Focused Forward: Navigating the Storms of Adult ADHD– James Ochoa

Sibling leadership network

Podcast about living with ADHD: The Complex– James Ochoa

Youtube Channel on Autism Tools and Topics: Neurodivergent Rebel – Christa Holmans

How to ADHD – YouTube Channel giving tools and suggestions for ADHD

ADHD Alien– Webcomic about one person’s experience with ADHD

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome– Tony Attwood

Marriage and Lasting Relationships with Asperger’s Syndrome– Eva A. Mendes

The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger’s Syndrome, and One Man’s Quest to be a Better Husband– David Finch

Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger’s Syndrome– Liane Holliday Willey

Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism– Barry M. Prizant

All the Weight of our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism – Edited by Lydia X. Z. Brown; E. Ashkenazy; Morenike Giwa Onawiu

Autism in the family– Book with information and insights about autism for parents, siblings, and friends

Autism level up Autism website that incorporate and collaborate with Autistic people in their resources, treatment, and insights


Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How it Can Help You Find -and Keep- Love– Amir Levine & Rachel S. F. Heller

Wired For Love– Stan Tatkin

The Whole Brained Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind- Daniel J. Siege

Podcast for attachment: Therapist Uncensored– Sue Marriott and Ann Kelley


The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook– Kristin Neff

Free Self-Compassion Guided Meditations by Kristin Neff

Daring Greatly– Brene Brown

Maya Benattar Free Guided Meditation Tracks

Free Humorous Guided Meditation: F*ck That: An Honest Meditation– Jason Headley

Aware– Dan Siegel


  Bakadesuyo Blogs– informational blog for life’s nuances)

Its Ok That You’re Not Ok– Lori Gotllieb