A brief list of online resources that can be helpful for health and mental health concerns. Including Ulifeline an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where you can be comfortable searching for the information you need regarding emotional health.
These resources are meant to be helpful tools, rather than serve as a replacement for treatment. Using these resources does not constitute a treatment relationship or promise to produce desired results. Please schedule an appointment with us at 859-572-5650 if you feel you need to speak to a Clinician or Nurse about your concerns.
Free mindfulness exercises available to those in need through this difficult time @taoconnect.org
The Steve Fund is dedicated to the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color. Right at this moment, there are students of color who are failing academically, suffering emotionally and/OR in some cases are facing serious risk, because population-specific factors influencing mental health are too poorly understood and not acted upon. www.stevefund.org
To be seen, to be heard, and to be understood. So often the stigma surrounding mental health issues and therapy prevents Black women from taking the step of seeing a therapist. This space was developed to present mental health topics in a way that feels more accessible and relevant. www.therapyforblackgirls.com
Radical Self-Care in the Face of Mounting Racial Stress Psychologytoday.com
Healing Trauma: Meditation for Racial Trauma - Come Find Rest:
Black Lives Matter Meditation for Healing Racial Trauma with Dr. Candice Nicole
National Domestic Violence Hotline: The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers to the Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in over 170 languages.
Not Alone: Information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault.
RAINN: Rape Abuse and Incest National Network. When you call 800.656.HOPE (4673), you’ll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option to enter the zip code of their current location to more accurately locate the nearest sexual assault service provider.
The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386 The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
Trans Life Line: 877-565-8860 Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. They run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of the community might have.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Adolescent and Transition Medicine (513) 636-4681 (Ask to see Lee Ann Conrad)
Provides transgender health services and mental health referrals for patients 5-24 years of age (Hours and locations vary)
Transgender Wellness Program, Central Clinic (513) 558-5801
An innovative, culturally responsive program designed to provide mental health and support services to transgender community members (ages 18+).
Alcohol Rehab Guide. The LGBTQ is more impacted by alcoholism than most. Luckily, awareness is growing, as is the number of LGBTQ-specific treatment programs.
Ulifeline: ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where you can be comfortable searching for the information you need regarding emotional health.
Mental Health Guide for College Students: Mental health issues are becoming more prevalent in the college setting, which is why it is important for students and concerned family members to be familiar with it. This guide is designed to help you identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues for college students. If left untreated, these issues can surely escalate and become debilitating for students. With that said, this guide will guide you on where and when to seek help as well. If you feel that you might be battling some mental issues or know someone that might be, then it is important to take action now rather than later.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: An information center for diseases and conditions including current infectious disease outbreaks. The CDC also provides information on traveler's health and emergency preparedness, vaccine and immunization imformation.
Familydoctor.org: Provides reliable health information written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians.
NetWellness: This nonprofit health website has a large amount of health information, including an "Ask an Expert" feature provided by health professionals at the University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve University and the Ohio State University.
Smokefree.gov: Provides resources for you or someone you care about to quit smoking.
WebMD: WebMD provides a reliable source to check symptoms and find information on many health topics and medications.
Nutrition: This site provides information on reading food labels, nutrition and dietary guidelines from the U.S.D.A.
Exercise: Free weight loss site where you can create a goal, track food intake, log activity and see progress.
Healthfinder.gov: Has information on health conditions and diseases, nutrition, physical activity, pregnancy, prevention services and much more provided by the U.S Department of Health and Human Services.
HealthyWomen: A national clearinghouse for women's health information.
Our Bodies, Ourselves: Provides information on women's health topics such as reproduction and sexual health issues.
Womenshealth.gov: This site is a project of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Woman's Health. It provides health information on health topics, publications, news, and health data.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The National Institutes of Health established NCCAM to provide evidence-based information about therapies, and information about herbs and supplements.
Herbal Medication: This site provides information on herbs, botanicals and other product