Resources

Crisis & Emergency

If you are in crisis and in King County, Washington please call the King County Crisis Clinic (24 hours) at (206) 461-3222

If you are having thoughts about harming yourself or others call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline toll free at 1-800-273-8255 or go to https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Trans Lifeline (peer support hotline) 877-565-8860

If you are in crisis but not in danger you can call the Crisis Connections 24-hour Crisis Line at 866-427-4747 or go to https://www.crisisconnections.org/get-help/

Crisis Text Line (text START to chat with a live person 24/7) text to: 741741

To get connected to emergency and local resources Call 211 or go to http://www.211.org

If you are feeling unsafe or ill go to your nearest emergency department or you can also call 911 and ask for the Mobile Crisis Team.

If you or someone else is in immediate danger 911 may be the best option.

Books

Trauma Stewardship by Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky, Connie Burk

Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Pleasure Activism by adrienne maree brown

Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

My Grandmother's Hands by Resmaa Menakem

Healing Sex: A Mind-Body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma by Staci Haines

The Revolution Starts at Home, ed. by Jai Dulani, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

How to UnF*ck Your Boundaries by Faith G. Harper

Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness and Liberation by Eli Clare

Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure by Eli Clare

Care Work by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Beyond the Gender Binary, by Alok Vaid-Menon

Unattended Sorrow: Recovering from Loss and Reviving the Heart by Steven Levine

Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature by Kathleen Dean Moore

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

Borderlands: La Frontera the New Mestiza by Gloria Anzaldúa

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color ed. by Cherrí Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa

Skin, Bone, & Tooth: The Basis of Movement is Our People - A Disability Justice Primer by Sins Invalid

The Wild Edge of Sorrow by Francis Weller

Polysecure: Attachment, Trauma, and Consensual Nonmonogamy by Jessica Fern

Not the Price of Admission: Healthy Relationships After Childhood Trauma by Laura S. Brown, PhD.

Your Turn to Care: Surviving the Aging and Death of Adults that Harmed You by Laura S. Brown, PhD.

How to Be Sick: A Buddhist-Inspired Guide for the Chronically Ill and Their Caregivers by Toni Bernhard

How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness by Toni Bernhard

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love by Janet W. Hardy