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These are resources you might find helpful in your journey. Their appearance here does not imply my endorsement.

Addiction and Recovery

Anxiety Disorders

Associations & Institutes

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence

Depression and Bipolar

Developmental Disorders

Eating Disorders



  • DrugWatch.com provides up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications, including details about associated side effects.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Personality Disorders

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    Suicide Awareness and Hotlines

    LGBTQI+ Specific

    • Bisexual Resource Center - The Bisexual Resource Center works to connect the bi+ community and help its members thrive through resources, support, and celebration.
    • Callen Lorde - Comprehensive healthcare for the LGBT community.  Services range from primary care to OBGYN to confidential HIV/STI testing.  All services at Callen Lorde are available on a sliding scale for people without insurance.  Particularly rich services are available here for transgender folks and people living with HIV or AIDS.
    • The Center - Social opportunities, volunteering, support groups, youth programming, and a whole host of other rich resources for the LGBT community.  Located in Chelsea, the LGBT Center is one of the anchors of New York’s LGBT community.
    • GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) - Philosophy: Every student has the right to a safe, supportive, and LGBTQ-inclusive K-12 education.
    • The Institute for the Human Identity - NYC-based center for LGBTQ-affirmative psychotherapy.  Training for clinicians and some services for patients are available.
    • National Center for Transgender Equality - The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.
    • The National Coalition for LGBTQ Health - The National Coalition for LGBTQ Health is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals through federal and local advocacy, education, and research.
    • Pride Institute - Pride Institute is committed to providing LGBTQ+ people (ages 18 or above) with an inclusive and accepting place for recovery through evidence-based treatment for substance abuse, sexual health and mental health.
    • The Trevor Project - a multimedia support network for LGBTQI+ youth providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention.

    For Parents

    • Circle of Security - A wonderful way to think about your child’s desire to simultaneously feel connected to you and explore the world independently.  Although initially designed for young children, the principles and tactics described work well for children of all ages.
    • Parent Management Training - The proven way to manage and support children with oppositional, disrespectful, disruptive, or defiant behavior.
    • PFLAG - A supportive resource for parents whose children may be in the process of identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

    Low-Cost Therapy Resources

    • Callen Lorde - For LGBT clients with certain insurance panels or who are uninsured and have very limited income, Callen Lorde provides outpatient mental health services. Be sure to contact them to see if you qualify.
    • The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy - ICP runs a very active clinic where most insurance plans are accepted.  Therapists “donate” their time (they are compensated a fraction of their typical rate) to provide services to clients who would not be able to afford care otherwise.
    • The William Allison White Institute - The White Institute is a leading institute in New York City providing training and treatment in relational psychoanalysis.  Trainees at the institute—under supervision from expert clinicians—offer low-cost therapy to the community.

    Other Resources

    • The Interdependence Project - A New York City-based center for secular mindfulness meditation. Classes at all levels are offered at low/no cost, including a Sunday seminar from 3-5 for beginners and more advanced classes throughout the week.
    • Medication Fact Sheet - A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to psychiatric medications.