If you missed the first PIIP topic, it’s called How to Find a Therapist and I give you 7 ideas on how to go about finding a therapist – listen here.
Find a therapist options:
Learn about Hopscotch: https://www.joinhopscotch.com/
Psychology Today: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us
Grow Therapy: https://growtherapy.com/
Mental Health Resources and Support:
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support via phone or chat for people in distress, resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Includes information on finding your local crisis center. Phone: 988 Website: http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.SAMHSA’s National Helpline | SAMHSA
It’s important to stress that these episodes are not meant to take the place of any work you’re doing with your therapist or doctor. In fact, please run these ideas by your counselor or doctor before you act on them to make sure you are ready for them or even fit for the suggestions. I can’t stress this enough, each person is unique and their situation is unique so please talk to your dr before starting anything new i may be suggesting.
- Breathing exercises: 7 Stress-Relief Breathing Exercises for Calming Your Mind (positivepsychology.com)
- Mindfulness and meditation: app I’m using, #1 App for Mindful Living, Meditation, & Breathwork | Mindfulness.com, How to Use Mindfulness Therapy for Anxiety: 15 Exercises (positivepsychology.com)
- Exercise: Can exercise help treat anxiety? – Harvard Health
- Get off social media : Anxiety and Social Media Use | Psychology Today, After Skool
- Socialize with friends and family
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