Still a Psychologist: Resources

I created this page as a way to offer something of value to anyone who finds this page, whether thru interest in my mentorship, a business opportunity, skincare products, or simply by chance looking for resources for loved  ones. Whether I have the pleasure of meeting you in person or not, I hope you find a gift here for use along your journey of evolution!

Below are resources for self-development and community referrals compiled over the years for clients in my healthcare world! All content below is provided for informational purposes only and as a courtesy. The resources are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health provider with any questions regarding a medical or mental health condition. If you;re having a medical or mental health emergency, call your doctor, go to the emergency department, or call 911 immediately.  Please use your due diligence in assessing the quality of the resources below as agencies and services continually change. 

It takes courage to ask for help! Regardless of how/why you found yourself here, thank you and welcome! 

To amazing community allies, I get many requests for resources to be added to this page. If you’d like to be added to this page, please e-mail me at elician@gmail.com to sponsor an R+F VIP Client gift or Self-Care basket for donation to charity. I’d be happy to highlight you on our resources and Charity Sponsors page. 

Mood/Anxiety Management

Skin Health

The health, texture, and clarity of our skin affects self-esteem, confidence, relationships, etc. Acne and skin irritations seem to have the most debilitating effects on esteem, especially affecting youth. Take my FREE Skincare quiz to see recommended products that might address your skincare wishes and restore skin to its healthiest state. We have products for improving signs of aging, sun damage & discoloration, acne, and sensitivity/irritation. You may also browse by category at www.4anewyou.myrandf.com.


Meditation/Relaxation/Sleep Resources

Comic Relief/Healthy Distraction

Inspiration

Bereavement/Grief

Communication Strategies/Assertiveness

Healthy Weight & Lifestyle Tools

Sobriety


SUPPORT GROUPS: There is only courage in seeking help!

AA: Support groups for help with alcoholic abuse. Click here to find a supportive AA group near you.
NA: Support for help with addiction to any substance (drug or alcohol). Click here to find an NA support group meeting near you.
Al-Anon: Support for family and loved ones of problem drinkers – Click here to find a group support meeting near you.
CODA: Co-Dependents Anonymous – Support for anyone wanting to develop healthy, loving, more meaningful relationships. Click here for meetings near you.

Smoking Cessation

  • Arizona Smoker’s Helpline: 1-800-55-66-222 ASHLine. Free services in English and Spanish by quit coaches in Arizona, most who are former tobacco users and understand how hard it is to quit and stay quit. In addition to free telephone support, you may create an online WebQuit account and work through activities, set goals, and monitor progress from home 24/7.
  • For Veterans: SmokefreeVET:  A text messaging service available to Veterans quitting smoking. 24/7 support, tips, and encouragement provided to aide in smoking cessation. This is a collaboration between VHA Tobacco & Health and National Cancer Institute’s Tobacco Control Research Branch. Program is based on NCI’s text message smoking cessation program.
  • www.ucanquit2.org: An educational campaign for the U.S. military, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense, launched to help U.S. VA-enrolled service members and Veterans quit tobacco. Includes information on tobacco cessation, personalized plan for quitting, personal or public blog, and live online help around-the-clock. Expert coaches available; real-time group chat with a coach, or peer chat with others working to become tobacco-free.
  • Text VET to IQUIT (47848) from their mobile phone.
  • Visit www.smokefree.gov/VET

Resources for Coping with Tragedy

Resources for Youth

  • NotMyKid : Not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving youth and families at-risk for drug abuse, delinquency, early school withdrawal, family dysfunction, teen pregnancy, and other behavioral health problems.
  • Amplif(I) – Partnered with notMYkid to create a voice, look, and feel that would resonate with a youth audience. Delivers powerful and inspirational insight about living a positive life. Offers support and education through sharing of personal stories.
  • Navigating Learning Disabilities and the Cost for Treatment
  • Children with special needs and are planning a trip to Disney
  • Skin health in youth: Acne and skincare concerns can have grave effects on youths’ confidence, self-esteem, mood, and relationships. As a representative for Rodan + Fields Skincare products, I’ve find consumers of the Unblemish and Spotless anti-acne and Soothe sensitivity skincare lines have seen incredible improvements in their skin’s health, resulting in improved confidence and overall mood. It is critical for the lines to be used twice/day over 60 days as directed for clinically-proven results. To see before/after effects of the results of any of our lines (for reduced appearance of wrinkles, sun damage, acne, or sensitive skin, please follow my Facebook page at www.facebook.com/4anewyou.
    • Please consider my role as a Psychologist does not propose added expertise regarding skincare. I am a happy consumer and representative of the product lines and impressed with what I have seen these products offer. I always encourage consumers to please do your own due diligence and consult with medical providers with any questions regarding specific ingredients. I am happy to answer questions about the ordering process. All products come with a 60-day-empty-bottle-guarantee if not pleased with results. Please start with the skincare quiz here.

Cognitive games and aides

  • Games for the brain
  • Brainage games
  • Limosity
  • Online Reminder Tools: For those who have a hard time remembering appointments, medications, etc., the following can help as resources for scheduling reminder calls, tracking medications, medications, labs, and other health-related data.
    • Wakerupper: Online telephone reminder system. Tell the program when to call you with a personalized reminder (e.g., for medication administration, appointments, etc.)

Aging/Senior Health

Resources for the Persons with Visually Impairment and Physicial Disability

  • Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired: The mission of the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is to enhance the quality of life of people who are blind or otherwise visually impaired, by providing a wide range of services aimed at • Promoting independence, dignity, and full participation in all spheres of life; at home, at work and in the community; • Educating the general public regarding the capabilities and needs of individuals who are blind and visually impaired, while serving as a resource for information about all aspects of dealing with vision loss; and • Facilitating acceptance of individuals who are blind and visually impaired throughout society, while working toward equalization of opportunity.
  • Arizona Talking Book Library/Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped: Provides books, magazines and other library resources in alternate formats for all Arizona residents whose visual or physical disabilities prevent the reading of conventional print materials. – (602) 255-5578 
  • Comprehensive guide to home adaptations for people with disabilities

 

Crisis Support

If you suspect a current medical or mental health crisis, please call 911 or go to nearest emergency room immediately. 

For Veterans

Virtual Hope Box App:  FREE app that can be downloaded for use when you are feeling stressed or having negative thoughts. The app is able to help distract you, inspire you, relax you, and help you cope through difficult times. You can personalize the app by adding your favorite songs, inspirational quotes, meaningful pictures, and supportive messages.

Do these to feel good instead of turning to food, drink, or other unhealthy ways of coping with emotions!
Self-Care - do these instead of eating!