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Hands and a glass

i just want to drink

Now that I’m here, I really want a drink, but Alejandro won’t let me. I’m so nervous and anxious. Lost. My thoughts are circling, and I can’t stop the spiraling repetitiveness of my obsessions. I’m afraid.
Couple sitting against a wall

Relationship Red Flags: Are You Dating an Abuser?

Trust your intuition, relationship red flags aren't easy to identify, but there are warning signs. Are you dating an abuser?
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trying to understand anxiety

I second guess everything that I choose to do. No matter what it is. Why can’t I chill out and just do something? I'm just trying to understand anxiety.
Women in a class

The Importance of Women’s Recovery Spaces

I’ve heard rumors suggesting that women’s only recovery meetings are not good because they’re just “man-bashing.” This is unequivocally false; just because something isn’t for you doesn’t mean it is against you.
crying woman

Feeling Depressed Is Different Than Being Depressed

What I'm here to say is that "feeling depressed" is a different beast than “having depression.” Depression is a diagnosable medical condition and a disorder in the DSM-V. It affects many more aspects of life than just emotional. Some symptoms can severely impact the quality of life for people with it.

Is It Possible to Stay Clean Without Getting Sober?

For the purposes of this essay, clean is defined as being off “hard drugs” and sober is being off all drugs (alcohol included). Accepting these definitions, is it possible to stay clean without getting sober?

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Emergency Resources

Domestic Violence

In an emergency call 911
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1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)

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1-866-879-6636 (USWOMEN)

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866uswomen.org

Suicide Prevention

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1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

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suicidepreventionlifeline.org

IMAlive

Virtual crisis center
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International

Listings of suicide hotlines worldwide
suicide.org
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Young People

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1-866-331-9474

Help with dating abuse for teens (USA based)
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Text “LOVEIS” to 22522
loveisrespect.org

1-800-422-4453 (4-A-Child)

Child abuse hotline (USA based)
childhelp.org

1-866-488-7386

LGBTQ youth crisis intervention and suicide prevention
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Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200
thetrevorproject.org

Crisis Support

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Crisis Text Line

24/7 support
Text: “HOME” to 741741
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Crisis call center (USA based)
Text: “ANSWER” to 839863
crisiscallcenter.org

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