I often write and speak about subjects that may be sensitive for some audiences. On this page, I have compiled a selective, but not exhaustive, list of organizations that offer direct services and provide education programs and initiatives to address eating disorders, intimate partner/domestic violence, mental health, and sexualized violence.
Please access these (or similar) resources if you believe they would be helpful to you or someone you know.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association
Helpline: 1-800-931-2237 (Toll-Free)
24/7 crisis support: Text “NEDA” to 741741
Intimate Partner/Domestic Violence
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Through collective action, the NCADV engages in efforts to identify and address the systemic factors that contribute to domestic violence. This survivor-led organization provides programs to support survivors,
increase public awareness, build capacity of advocates, and promote public policy to eliminate domestic violence.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
Receive 24/7 support via text message: Text “START” to 88788
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Helpline: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Receive 24/7 crisis support via text message: text “NAMI” to 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trained crisis counselors are available 24/7
To Write Love on Her Arms
A non-profit organization committed to reducing barriers to mental health care for people struggling with addiction, depression, self-injury, and suicidal ideation. TWLOHA connects people with resources and offers a scholarship program to reduce financial barriers to treatment and recovery.
me too. International
me too. International is committed to changing the conversation about sexual violence to center the needs, experiences, and healing of survivors who are often ignored or discounted in mainstream narratives about sexual violence.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
An organization dedicated to preventing and responding to sexual violence. NSVRC also maintains a directory to help connect survivors of sexual violence with local organizations that provide support services.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Receive support via online chat: online.rainn.org