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Books:

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing by Joy DeGruy

Healing the Soul Wound: Counseling with American Indians and Other Native Peoples by Eduardo Duran

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook -- What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing by Bruce D Perry, Maia Szalavitz

The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron

The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne, PhD

Responsible Drinking: A Moderation Management Approach for Problem Drinkers by Rotgers, F., Marc F. Kern, & Hoeltzel, R. 

The Power of Now: A guide to spiritual enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

Children's book PDF's on trauma:  https://piploproductions.com/stories/once/

Polysecure by Jessica Fern

Podcasts:

System Speak (Dissociative Identity Disorder)

Look Again (meditation) 

Unlocking Us with Brene Brown

Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel

Apps:

Meditation app....Insight Timer

Meditation app....Calm

Resources

Crisis Support:

Dial 411

Alameda County Crisis Support Warm-line 1-800-309-2131

Berkeley Mobile Response 510-981-5900

Alameda County Mobile Crisis 510-891-5600

National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line:  Text “HOME” to 741741

Crisis & Suicide Prevention call 866-488-7386 or text "Trevor" to 1-202-304-1200

Child Protective Services Alameda County 510-259-1800

Local SF Bay Area Organizations & Programs:

Cherryhill Detox Center: 1-866-7496

Oakland-based self-defense classes (includes emotional self-defense) http://handtohandkajukenbo.com/self-defense/

Digital stories (telling stories through multi-media) https://www.storycenter.org/stories

East Bay Meditation Center https://eastbaymeditation.org/

MISSSEY (ending sexual exploitation)  https://misssey.org/

Mujeres Unidas y Activas http://mujeresunidas.net/

Alcoholics Anonymous (East Bay, California) https://eastbayaa.org/

Narcotics Anonymous (Alameda County) https://www.naalamedacounty.org/

Al-Anon East Bay https://www.al-anonbythebay.org/index.htm

Codependents Anonymous SF Bay https://www.sfbaycoda.net/

Recovery Dharma East Bay https://www.recoverydharmaeastbay.org/

Life Ring Secular Recovery https://lifering.org/f2f-meetings/state-and-regional-websites/ca/san-francisco-bay-area/

La Pena Cultural Center https://lapena.org/

National & International Resources

The Dissociative Initiative: https://di.org.au/

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation:  http://isstdworld.isst-d.org/home

 

Beauty After Bruises (Complex PTSD) ​https://www.beautyafterbruises.org/

The Plural Association https://thepluralassociation.com/