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Mental Health America

Mental Health America (MHA)'s work is driven by its commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need them; with recovery as the goal.

They have FREE screening tools on their website. 

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Suggested Reading - My Faves

First We Make The Beast Beautiful

by Sarah Wilson

Best book on anxiety I have read. Full of advice and she keeps it very real. Sarah also has several other books and a podcast. She inspires me.

Turtles All The Way Down

by John Green

This is fiction and geared towards young adults but I love it. The author uses his own struggles with anxiety to portray what is a very real look into mental illness for one young girl. It introduced me to the "thought spiral."

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Dr. Nicole Cain

Dr. Cain has become my go to very recently. She a Naturopathic doctor with a focus on clinical psychology. These types of doctors are hard to find and right up my alley. They keep the focus on root cause and treating with a diversity of methods. She is so generous with the education and information she puts out. Love!  

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Little Otter

Personalized online mental health care for children 0-12, designed by the world experts in childhood mental health and delivered fully virtually through their state of the art platform in the comfort of your home. Started by a Mom/Daughter DUO from Durham, NC who had their own personal struggles with mental illness, they recognized the need for better access and a solution to mental health that is focused on the whole family. Available in 4 states now including our great state of NC! 

Fact: 50% of Mental Health disorders occur before the age of 14. Access to services like this can have such impact. Love love this. 

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National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

An incredible resource for information/education and the have a HelpLine. resources.

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Elemy.com

This organization stumbled on my site and reached out. My resource page is the perfect place to highlight this remarkable organization. I was blown away by what they do... combining the power of therapy and AI technology. I was so impressed. This is an incredible resource for families living with Autism.

Elemy uses ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) therapy to improve social, communication, and learning skills through positive reinforcement. Elemy's approach is personalized —  they observe children right at home, customize each care plan, and give families the tools needed for success. Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is a type of therapy that can improve social, communication, and learning skills through positive reinforcement.

CHECK OUT ELEMY.COM

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