Kristen is a Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern and provides counseling services through a local non-profit. Their writing is NOT intended to replace mental health diagnosis, treatment, or care, and they do not provide mental health advice over the internet.
To find crisis resources in your area, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255)
WEE ZINES (each of these can be printed on a single page; for directions on how to fold them, click here)
reverse to-do list: a cute, low-tech way of tracking how you use your time
coping skills: pocket-sized suggestions for when you are really sad
affirmations: helpful reminders of nice things to tell yourself
Letter to someone experiencing shame: ideas for tolerating and metabolizing hard feelings