Seattle Crisis Clinic: 24-Hour crisis line offering an array of services in King County. (866) 4-CRISIS / (866) 427-4747

The Trevor Project: The leading national organization providing crisis intervention, and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth ages 13-24. (866) 488-7386

Trans Lifeline: Support line staffed by transgender people, for transgender people. US (877) 565-8860; Canada (877) 330-6366

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: A network of 164 crisis centers in 49 states. Providing free and confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24/7. (800) 273-8255 


When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron

Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle

A Path with Heart by Jack Kornfield

Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach

A Year to Live by Stephen Levine

The Gift of Therapy by Irvin Yalom

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter Levine

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

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction by Gabor Mate

Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Self Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out by Ruth King

Waking up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving

Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation by Rev. angel Kyodo Williams

Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender Non-Conforming Children by Diane Eherensaft

All About Love by bell hooks

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt

How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving by David Richo

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg


The Power of Vulnerability by Brene Brown: