Here is a growing list of resources for our teens including therapy, websites, chat lines, movies, and more. Please let us know if you’d like to add anything to this list.
TRACY REID - “A Happy Heart Counseling” Teen Therapist in Orange County 949-444-2014 Tracy works regularly with teens, and she is also a mother of two teen girls. She offers really special teen-friendly therapy sessions. For “Walk and Talk” sessions, she can meet you outdoors at a local park or beach in OC. She also offers “Equine Therapy” with horses in San Juan Capistrano. Horses are extremely empathetic, and this is a popular offering for her teen clients. She can also meet in office. As part of our commitment to your well-being, UPLIFT Yoga Foundation would like to pay for your first session with Tracy. She accepts insurance as well. 💜
I AM MARIS is the inspiring story of a teen girl who has battled a life-threatening eating disorder and depression. She discovered her inner strength through yoga, and now she helps teens around the world. “I Am Maris” can be found on Netflix. 💜
CRISIS TEXT LINE is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. 💜
LAURA’S HOUSE is an organization in Orange County dedicated to helping adults and teens who are involved in abusive relationships. They have a teen division called H.E.A.R.T which offers an online chat line: www.laurashouse.org/lhteen Text “HEART” to 949-484-8440 💜
RAINNis a national organization with a mission to help those who have suffered from sexual assault. When you call 800-656-HOPE, you will have free and anonymous access to support from a trained staff member. 💜
CALM is a app that you can download for your phone - it’s the “#1 app for meditation and sleep”. Another popular mediation app is Headspace.
ALATEEN is a community of teens affected by someone else’s alcoholism. Chat live with other teens or attend a meeting. 💜
THE LGBT CENTER OC is located here in Orange County and offers comprehensive services and resources that promote the healing, well-being, and empowerment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. 💜
UPLIFT YOUTUBE CHANNEL- Coming Soon! Join UPLIFT Teens as they deliver yoga, mindfulness, and journaling practices straight to you each week! 💜