Now you can breathe, and notice you are breathing. Now you have a voice, and you can listen to your voice. The next part is to find the people you can share with.  There are links and resources listed on this page, for immediate help, on-going help, and long-term connection. If you feel in danger of doing harm to yourself or another, please call 911, or one of the resources listed below.


National Alliance for Mental Illness
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET.
1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or

Alcoholics Anonymous help line  800-839-1686


The National Alliance for Mental Illness offers people of all ages a community of support, for finding treatment, support from peers, support for families.

These are some of my communities...a shout out to Poetry Street, the Anti-Bias Task Force of Southold Town Picnic, North Fork Unity,  the Provincetown Universalist Church, and The Shinnecock Nation Powwow, 2019.
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