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GLOBAL RESOURCES –WORK IN PROGRESS

ABUSE

ADDICTION & RECOVERY

DEPRESSION

SUICIDAL THOUGHTS

✔︎Call your mental health specialist

✔︎Call a Suicide Hotline Number in your area

✔︎In the U.S.: Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

✔︎To reach the Veteran’s Crisis Line: Call that same number and Press “1”

 

FITNESS

MENTAL HEALTH

-Brave Resources-

The mission of This Is My Brave, Inc. is to end the stigma surrounding mental illness by shining a light on mental health issues through artistic expression (spoken word poetry, original music and essay readings).

This Is My Brave

  • NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

  • CRISIS TEXT LINE—TEXT: BRAVE TO 741-741

 

-Partner Mental Health Orgs & Initiatives-

 CNQR

CNQR is a global team of dynamic peer leaders, social disrupters and change makers. We work across global sectors in innovative, diverse and positively disruptive ways to change the current landscape of mental/brain health, wellness, and suicide prevention.

Active Minds, Inc.

Depressed Cake Shop

Wear Your Label

Live Through This

Broken Light Collective

Instinctive Bird

Dior Vargas – POC & Mental Illness Photo Project

Deconstructing Stigma

More Than My Diagnosis

http://morethanmydiagnosis.com/

RAINN

(Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)

The largest anti-sexual violence organization

  • NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE: 800-656-HOPE

  • Operates the DOD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense

NUTRITION AND SLEEP SOURCES

BRAIN

https://www.brainline.org/video/blast-injuries-versus-sports-injuries

https://www.defense.gov/News/Special-Reports/0318_biam

DIET PLANS

https://www.beyonddiet.com/

https://www.organicnewsroom.com/ebook/elimination-diet/

What Is The Paleo Diet?

GARDENS AND VEGETABLES

https://homeadvisor.com/r/home-community-garden/

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/gardening/advice/g2104/organic-gardening-tips-460309/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/17/vegetable-recipes-eat-your-veggies_n_5493299.html

GOOD SLEEP

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2398753/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15851636

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25128225

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3882397/

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-reasons-why-good-sleep-is-important#section1

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/12-graphs-that-show-why-people-get-fat

GRAINS

https://www.precisionnutrition.com/all-about-lectins

Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

https://www.precisionnutrition.com/all-about-phytates-phytic-acid

HEART HEALTH

http://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/eating_right_for_your_heart/

http://www.healthline.com/health/heart-disease/exercise-statistics

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNews/Depression-and-Heart-Health_UCM_440444_Article.jsp#.WwBMl6kh3OQ

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16917-depression–heart-disease

http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_articles.asp?id=1611

https://arrhythmia.center/en/questions/kakie-byivayut-organicheskie-zabolevaniya-serdtsa/

OILS AND FATS

(Really) Good Fats

https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/coconut-oil

(Really) Good Fats

https://www.self.com/story/the-truth-about-saturated-fats-and-your-body

https://www.self.com/story/10-of-the-healthiest-cooking-oils-explained

PROTEIN

http://www.health.com/nutrition/grass-fed-beef-tips

Top 12 Allergen-Friendly, Vegan Protein Sources + 6 Recipes

RAW MILK

https://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/benefits-of-raw-milk/

http://www.realrawmilkfacts.com/raw-milk-regulations/state/wisconsin

SUPPLEMENTS

Best Supplement Brands: A Comprehensive Guide & Review

 

POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)

 

23 Things I Wish People Understood About PTSD

23 Things I Wish People Understood About PTSD

https://www.addictioncenter.com/addiction/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/

http://www.brainline.org/landing_pages/categories/ptsd.html

Click to access v23n2.pdf

Post-Traumatic Stress

http://trauma-informed.ca/what-is-trauma/post-traumatic-stress/

http://mentalhealthregimen.com/signs-of-post-traumatic-stress-disorder-and-treatment-options/

http://www.new-synapse.com/aps/wordpress/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/grief-illustrations-totally-nail-the-difficult-process_us_58b878dde4b01fc1bde6f01f

Women with PTSD

http://www.womenwithptsdunited.org/

https://www.addictioncenter.com/addiction/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/

Home

Mayo Clinic

http://www.mayoclinic.org/

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/symptoms-causes/dxc-20308550

https://www.nih.gov/

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml

Make the Connection – PTSD

https://maketheconnection.net/conditions/ptsd?utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_content=Headterms|4567656298|c&utm_term=%2Bptsd|post%20traumatic%20stress%20disorder&utm_campaign=Search-PTSD-BMM|133167248

  • Understanding PTSD Treatment Booklet

www.ptsd.va.gov/public/understanding_TX/booklet.pdf

This eight-page booklet explains in detail the various ways to treat PTSD effectively and debunks some myths about treatment.

  • National Center for PTSD

www.ptsd.va.gov/public/index.asp

This website provides information, resources, and practical advice for Veterans, their family and friends, and the public when dealing with trauma.

  • VA’s PTSD Program Locator

www.va.gov/directory/guide/PTSD.asp

https://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/apps/explorer

VA provides world-class health care to eligible Veterans. Most Veterans qualify for cost-free health care services, although some Veterans must pay modest copays for health care or prescriptions. Explore your eligibility for health care using the Health Benefits Explorer tool and find out more about the treatment options available to you.

  • Vet Center

http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/vetcenter_flsh.asp

If you are a combat Veteran, you can bring your DD214 to your local Vet Center and speak with a counselor or therapist — many of whom are Veterans themselves — for free, without an appointment, and regardless of your enrollment status with VA. In addition, any Veteran who was sexually traumatized while serving in the military is eligible to receive counseling regardless of gender or era of service.

Home

This website provides comprehensive details on free grants for veterans who are low income with bills, mortgage, rent, housing, college, and medications . These grants are only given for veterans who can prove financial difficulties. Apply for multiple grants to ensure your needs are met. We offer information on the following :
(1) grants for rent (2) housing assistance (3) help with bills (4) education grants (5) medical bills grants (6) business grants

  • Free Grants for Felons

http://Free Grants for Felons

On this website, ex-felons can find financial help with housing, rent, jobs, college payments, debt, medical bills, medications and childcare.

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT

Aequitas – The Prosecutor’s Resource on Violence Against Women

http://www.aequitasresource.org/

Center for Disease Control and Prevention-Sexual Violence

https://www.cdc.gov/Violenceprevention/sexualviolence/index.html

End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI)

http://www.evawintl.org/

Four Concrete Steps for Working with Trauma

http://www.nicabm.com/trauma-treatment-kolk/free-report-confirmed/?wemail=

International Association of Chiefs of Police

http://www.theiacp.org/

Mending the Sacred Hoop-Tribal Domestic Violence Coalition

http://mshoop.org/

National Alliance to End Sexual Violence

http://endsexualviolence.org/

National Institute of Justice-Rape and Sexual Violence

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/topics/crime/rape-sexual-violence/welcome.htm

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

http://www.nsvrc.org/saam

Partnership Against Domestic Violence

http://padv.org/

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, Mayo Clinic

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/symptoms-causes/dxc-20308550

Protecting Students from Sexual Assault

https://www.justice.gov/ovw/protecting-students-sexual-assault

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

https://www.rainn.org/

Resource Sharing Project

http://www.resourcesharingproject.org/

Sexual Assault, e-Medicine Health

http://www.emedicinehealth.com/sexual_assault/article_em.htm

Sexual Assault Exam Report

http://www.mncasa.org/assets/PDFs/MFEAP%20Standardized%20Documentation%20Chart.pdf

Sexual Assault, RAINN

https://www.rainn.org/about-sexual-assault

Suicide and Sex Work

https://suicideandsexwork.wordpress.com/

The National Center for Victims of Crime

http://victimsofcrime.org/home

The National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault

http://sisterslead.org/

United States Department of Justice Sexual Assault Resources

https://www.justice.gov/ovw/sexual-assault

Vision of Hope

http://www.pcar.org/vision-of-hope-fund

WebMD Sexual Assault and Abuse

http://www.emedicinehealth.com/sexual_assault/article_em.htm

 

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI)

10 Myths About Traumatic Brain Injury

http://taskandpurpose.com/10-myths-about-traumatic-brain-injury/

Brain Injury Association of America

http://www.biausa.org/

BrainLine.org

http://www.brainline.org/

Brain Injury Association of America, Living With Brain Injury

https://www.brainline.org/article/depression-after-brain-injury-what-you-need-know

Brain Injury Association of America, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

http://www.biausa.org/mild-brain-injury.htm

CDC Concussion Booklet

https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/pdfs/providers/Facts_about_Concussion_TBI-a.pdf

Depression After Brain Injury

https://www.brainline.org/article/depression-after-brain-injury-what-you-need-know

Facts About Traumatic Brain Injury

http://www.brainline.org/content/2008/07/facts-about-traumatic-brain-injury.html

Free Grants for VETS

http://freegrantsforveterans.org/

Jumbled Brain

https://www.jumbledbrain.com/

National Institute of Health – Traumatic Brain Injury

https://search.nih.gov/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&affiliate=nih&query=traumatic+brain+injury

Road to Rehabilitation-Concussion and Memory

https://www.biausa.org/brain-injury/about-brain-injury/nbiic/how-long-will-it-take-me-to-recover-from-a-concussion

The Center for Neuro Skills-Brain Injury

http://www.neuroskills.com/brain-injury/

These Illustrations Totally Nail How Difficult the Grief Process Is

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/grief-illustrations-totally-nail-the-difficult-process_us_58b878dde4b01fc1bde6f01f

Traumatic Brain Injury

https://medlineplus.gov/traumaticbraininjury.html

Traumatic Brain Injury Model System

http://model.tbinrc.com/

What is a Brain Injury?

https://www.boswells.co.uk/article/38-introducing-headway-oxfordshire-our-charity-for-2015

 

TBI BOOKS

  • Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice, Nathan D. Zasler, MD, Editor, Douglas I Katz, MD, Editor, Ross D. Zafonte, DO, Editor, 2007, Demos Medical Publishing.
  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Therapy and Resource Manual, Green, B, Singular Publishing, 1997
  • Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Jonathan M. Silver (Editor), Stuart C. Yudofsky (Editor), Thomas W. McAllister (Editor), 2004 American Psychiatric Press
  • Bryant, B. (1992). In Search of Wings: A Journey Back From Traumatic Brain Injury. Wings Press, San Antonio, TX.
  • Denton, G. L. (2012). Brainlash: Maximize Your Recovery From Mild Brain Injury. Second Edition. Demos Medical Publishing, New York, NY.
  • Elvington, L.S. (2015). When God Doesn’t Fix It: Lessons You Never Wanted to Learn, Truths You Can’t Live Without. HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc. Nashville, TN.
  • Fahl, J. L. (2009). TBI: Shaken But Not Stirred. One Women’s Successful Struggle for Credibility and Justice while Coping with Traumatic Brain Injury. iUniverse, Bloomington, IN.
  • Horn, L.J. & Zasler, N. (1996). Medical Rehabilitation of Traumatic Brain Injury. Hanley & Belfus, Inc: Philadelphia, PA.
  • Kay, T. Brain Injury Association of America. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury,
  • Long, PJ (2006) Brain on a String: And Other Ways to Stay Organized When Your Mind Isn’t. Equal Librium Press, 1st Edition, Culver City, CA.
  • Long, PJ (2005). Gifts From A Broken Jar. Rediscovering Hope, Beauty, and Joy. Equal Librium Press, Inc., Culver City, CA.
  • Osborn, C. (1998). Over My Head. A Doctor’s Own Story of Head Injury From the Inside Looking Out. Andrews McMeel Publishing, Kansas City, MO.
  • Stoler, D. R., & Hill, B. A. (1998). Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Penguin Group, Inc., New York, NY.
  • Sullivan, C. (2008). Brain Injury Survival Kit. Demos Medical Publishing, New York, NY.
  • Swanson, K. (2003). I’ll Carry the Fork! Recovering a Life After Brain Injury. Rising Star Press, Scotts Valley, CA.

 

VETERAN RESOURCES

AMVETS and Disabled American Veterans (DAV) offers information, counseling and claims service to all honorably discharged veterans and their dependents concerning disability compensation, hospitalization, rehabilitation, pension, education, employment, and other benefits.

Address:   750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr. Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone:       414-273-5288

Website:   AMVETS Wisconsin

http://AMVETS Wisconsin

 

 

 

FREE GRANTS FOR VETERANS

http://freegrantsforveterans.org/

These are free grants for low income veterans to assist with bills, mortgage, rent, housing, college, and medications . Please note that grants are only given for veterans who can prove financial difficulties. Apply for multiple grants to ensure your needs are met. We offer information on the following :
(1) grants for rent (2) housing assistance (3) help with bills (4) education grants (5) medical bills grants (6) business grants

Business Cost Saver for Veterans Guide

https://businesscostsaver.co.uk/veterans-guide/

This guide discusses the various support networks available to veterans of the American armed forces for transitioning from military to civilian life. No hero should return from active duty and struggle to make ends meet. These resources will ensure this is not the case.

ABUSE

ADDICTION & RECOVERY

CHRONIC PAIN STATISTICS

DEPRESSION

MENTAL HEALTH

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

  • Brain Injury Association of America
  • Depression After Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Depression by the Vanderbilt University Evidence-based Practice Center through funding by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
  • Information about the side effects of antidepressants comes from the report Comparative Effectiveness of Second-Generation Antidepressants in the Pharmacologic Treatment of Depression. It was produced by the RTI International–University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center through funding by AHRQ.
    • For a copy of either of these reports or for more information about AHRQ and the Effective Health Care Program, go to www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov.
    • Additional information for this guide came from the Medline-Plus Web site, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
    • This site is available at Medline Plus Traumatic Brain Injury
  • This summary guide was prepared by the John M. Eisenberg Center for Clinical Decisions and Communications Science at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
  • Depression After Brain Injury
  • Brain Association of America, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 10 Myths About Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice, Nathan D. Zasler, MD, Editor, Douglas I Katz, MD, Editor, Ross D. Zafonte, DO, Editor, 2007, Demos Medical Publishing.
  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Therapy and Resource Manual Green, B,  Singular Publishing, 1997
  • Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury Jonathan M. Silver (Editor), Stuart C. Yudofsky (Editor), Thomas W. McAllister (Editor), 2004 American Psychiatric Press
  • Horn, L.J. & Zasler, N. (1996). Medical Rehabilitation of Traumatic Brain Injury. Hanley & Belfus, Inc: Philadelphia, PA.
  • Kay, T. Brain Injury Association of America. Mild traumatic brain injury, 1999.
  • What is Brain Injury/Photo of Cognitive Deficits


BRAVE RESOURCES

The mission of This Is My Brave, Inc. is to end the stigma surrounding mental illness by shining a light on mental health issues through artistic expression (spoken word poetry, original music and essay readings).
  • This Is My Brave
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
  • The Crisis Text Line can be accessed by texting BRAVE to 741-741.

PARTNER MENTAL HEALTH ORGS & INITIATIVES

 CNQR

CNQR is a global team of dynamic peer leaders, social disrupters and change makers. We work across global sectors in innovative, diverse and positively disruptive ways to change the current landscape of mental/brain health, wellness, and suicide prevention.

RAINN 

(Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)

  • The largest anti-sexual violence organization.
  • They operate the National Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-HOPE
  • Operates the DOD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense


RESEARCH STUDIES

  • Mood Network – When you join MoodNetwork as a research participant, you’ll be part of a nationwide study to fight mood disorders. You’ll work with doctors and researchers to help shape the direction of research. For perhaps the first time in the history of these illnesses, your experiences, your concerns, and your ideas will take center stage.
  • National Pregnancy Registry for Psychiatric Medications – The National Pregnancy Registry for Psychiatric Medications© is dedicated to evaluating the safety of psychiatric medications that may be taken by women during pregnancy to treat a wide range of mood, anxiety, or psychiatric disorders. The goal of this Registry is to gather information on the safety of these medications during pregnancy, as current data is limited.
  • National Institute of Mental Health Clinical Trials – Clinical research trials are at the heart of all medical advances.

VETERAN RESOURCES

AMVETS and Disabled American Veterans (DAV) offers information, counseling and claims service to all honorably discharged veterans and their dependents concerning disability compensation, hospitalization, rehabilitation, pension, education, employment, and other benefits.
  • 750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr. Milwaukee, WI 53202
  • Phone Number: 414-273-5288
  • Website: AMVETS Wisconsin
Free Grants for Veterans
Our website provides comprehensive details on grants for veterans. These grants are given away for free, and they could help low income veterans with bills, mortgage, rent, housing, college, and medications . Please note that grants are only given for veterans who can prove financial difficulties. Apply for multiple grants to ensure your needs are met.
We offer information on the following :
(1) grants for rent (2) housing assistance (3) help with bills (4) education grants (5) medical bills grants (6) business grants
Business Cost Saver for Veterans Guide
As a society, we all owe your veterans a debt of gratitude for their service to our country. Sometimes, however, appreciation is not enough. Many veterans will require tangible assistance as they transition from a military career to civilian life.
Throughout this guide, we will discuss the many and varied support networks available to veterans of the American armed forces. No hero should return from active duty and struggle to make ends meet. These resources will ensure this is not the case.