Crisis Intervention Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

National Domestic Violence Hotline:

National Sexual Assault Online Hotline Crisis Link
24/7 regional hotline: 703-527-4077

Alexandria 24-Hour Emergency Mental Health Services
720 N. St Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314

National Drug & Alcohol Treatment Hotline:1-800-662-HELP (4357)


Substance Use and Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous



Adult Children of Alcoholics

Alcohol Awareness Council-organization dedicated to informing the public about the use and abuse of alcohol

Alcohol Abuse in the Elderly – information from the National Council for Aging Care

DualDiagnosis– gives information and treatment centers for those who suffer from both PTSD and alcohol/drug-related concerns

Seeking Safety a list of articles on the Seeking Safety website that pertain to substance abuse and PTSD

Kolmac Intensive Outpatient Recovery Center (DC office): Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) that provides detox, rehab and substance use treatment

Admissions: 301-589-0255


Self Compassion:

Kristen Neff:

Tara Brach:

The Center for Mindful Self-Compassion



The Sidran Foundation

Gift From Within-PTSD Resources for Survivors and Caregivers– an International Nonprofit Organization for Survivor of Trauma and Victimization. Resources include essays, articles, poetry, art, Q&A and book reviews.

iSurvive– organization that offers resources and forums where adult survivors of child abuse and their loved ones can seek support

National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse– child abuse trauma prevention, intervention, and recovery


Depression and Anxiety:

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA):

NIHM Depression Basics


Grief and Loss:

The Grief Toolbox

Recover from Grief

Navigating Grief

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross :On Death and Dying



Tragedy Assistance Program For Survivors: Caring for families of our fallen heroes