Resources

Here are just a few of the resources available to you in the San Diego area. If you need help in an area that is not listed here, please contact me and  I will help you find what you need.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Resources for Parents

National Institutes of Heath research-based information and resources about SIDS.

Empty Cradle provides support to parents who have experienced the loss of a baby.

San Diego Guild for Infant Survival Non-Profit organization whose volunteers are SIDS parents/families with a united purpose of educating the community, raising funds for research and supporting grieving SIDS parents in San Diego County.

Elizabeth Hospice Center for Compassionate Care Offers services to children, families, and individuals coping with the death of a loved one of any age. A variety of counseling and support group options are available to the community at large, throughout San Diego and South Riverside County.

Mental Health and Wellness

National Institute of Mental Health offers expert-reviewed information on mental disorders, a range of related topics, and the latest mental health research.

American Psychological Association Here you will find a wealth of information how to reduce stress and its harmful effects.

Books I Recommend

Women’s Issues

  • Rising Strong, Brene Brown
  • Necessary Endings-Henry Cloud
  • Women Who Run with the Wolves-Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  • The Women’s Retreat Book-Jennifer Louden
  • The Art of Extreme Self Care-Cheryl Richardson
  • The 5 Love Languages-Gary Chapman

Grief

  • The SIDS Survival Guide-Joani Nelson Horchler and Robin Rice Morris
  • Lifetimes-The Beautiful Way to explain death to children-Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen
  • When Dinosaurs Die, A Guide to Understanding Death-Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

Humor

  • This is a book-Demetri Martin
  • Bossy Pants-Tina Fey

If you are experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency, please call 911 or go to your closest hospital emergency room!

If you feel you are in crisis, please call the San Diego Access and Crisis Line at (888) 724-7240 or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at (800) 273-8255.