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Here are our recommended resources for a variety of mental health issues

Life Skills Resource Group’s Recommended Sources
(we know how overwhelming google search results can be, here are our top picks by category)

Addiction

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Smart Recovery
  • Withdrawal
  • Rational Recovery
  • Addiction Treatment Centers
  • Orlando Addiction Treatment: La Amistad
  • Addiction Recovery in Orlando while you continue working- Hanley Pain &  Rehab 
  • Alanon and Alateen in Southwest Orlando; St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando 32819.
    Alateen meets every Sunday at 4:00PM in Bldg B Room 202 (begins 2/28 in Room A113, thereafter in B202)
    Alanon meets every Sunday at 4:00PM in Bldg A Room 113
    Contact: Al-Anon 407.896.4929 – St. Luke’s 407.876.4991
  • Florida Counseling Centers: 2 programs
    • INTENSIVE ADDICTIONS PROGRAM:  Personalized and comprehensive addiction treatment while allowing clients the flexibility to continue to fulfill their obligations at work and at home. Although each client’s experience is individually tailored to meet their unique needs, every treatment plan includes at least 9 hours of clinical services per week. Our holistic treatment builds each client’s body, mind, and spirit and provides them with the skills they need to end addictions NOW.
      • Treatment strategies include:
        – Individual Therapy
        – Group Therapy
        – Psychoeducational Teaching
        – Relapse Prevention Training
        – Life Skills Training
        – Meditation & Mindfulness Training
        – Nutrition
        – Exercise and Adventure Therapy
        – Stress Management Training
        – Time Management Training
        – Recovery Skills Training
        – Anger Management / Emotional Management Training
        – Co-Dependency/Boundaries
        – Goal Setting
        – Pastoral Counseling
    • PROFESSIONAL PSYCHIATRY PROGRAM: Florida Counseling Centers is pleased to announce the addition of our newest staff member, Board Certified Psychiatrist Dr. Todd J. Gates. Dr. Gates not only has extensive training and experience at world class facilities like the Cleveland Clinic, he is a caring and compassionate professional who takes the time to get to know his client’s and their unique situation. Dr. Gates is taking appointments immediately for individuals ranging in age from 6 years old to older adults.

Domestic Violence

The national domestic violence hotline website

Harbor House-central florida domestic violence support

Eating Disorders

Grief

  • New Hope for Kids : a support center for grieving children and those who are part of their lives. For children ages 3-18. Located at 900 North Maitland Avenue in Maitland, FL 32751. (407) 599-0909
  • Hospice of the Comforter provides free support groups throughout Central Florida as well as free individual and family counseling after a death. (407) 682-0808 ask for bereavement.
  • Cope Foundation

Homeopathy and Mesothelioma

Individuals battling cancer, including those with pleural mesothelioma, have recently been including homeopathic medicine in their treatment regimes. Learn more about mesothelioma and the benefits of homeopathy in alleviating symptoms associated with mesothelioma chemotherapy.

Nuero and BioFeedback

Personality Test

Reiki

  • Intuitive Reconnections
    Offers energy healing treatments including: Reiki and Healing Touch Treatments. (504) 247-2310.
    Intuitive Reconnections
    Katie Martinez, RN, BSN, Reiki Master offers Reiki, Healing Touch, and Energy Medicine for Adults, Mothers and Babies, and Children on the Autism Spectrum. She provides Energy Rebirth for mothers who have been through difficult births and Energy Integration Therapy for spectrum children who are diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, or Autism.
    Plant Street Wellness Center
    314 East Plant Street, Suite A107
    Winter Garden 34787
    407-490-1376
  • IntuitiveReconnections@gmail.com
  • Tranquiliti Wellness Center
    Offers Orlando and Windermere residents a wide variety of wellness classes, courses, retreats and services; including energy healing and reiki. (407) 448-0244.

Physical and Spiritual Well-being

  • Tranquiliti Wellness Center : Offers Orlando and Windermere residents a wide variety of wellness classes, courses, retreats and services; including yoga, meditation, law of attraction, energy healing, reiki, Pilates and massage. (407) 448-0244
  • Intuitive Reconnections: Offers energy healing treatments including: Reiki and Healing Touch Treatments. (504) 247-2310 Intuitive Reconnections
    Katie Martinez, RN, BSN, Reiki Master offers Reiki, Healing Touch, and Energy Medicine for Adults, Mothers and Babies, and Children on the Autism Spectrum. She provides Energy Rebirth for mothers who have been through difficult births and Energy Integration Therapy for spectrum children who are diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, or Autism.
    Plant Street Wellness Center
    314 East Plant Street, Suite A107
    Winter Garden 34787
    407-490-1376
    IntuitiveReconnections@gmail.com
  • Orlando-area Meditation Classes
  • The Kundalini Yoga Center: Offers Altamonte Springs’ and the surrounding areas’ residents a peaceful retreat in their quiet, 1000 sq. ft. yoga center located at the Baba Siri Chand Ashram, through several Yoga and Meditation classes: Kundalini, Hatha, Vinyasa Yoga, and Evening Meditation.  Classes are available for students of all levels.  They also provide weekend workshops and vegetarian cooking classes. 407-767-8717
  • Ayurveda Health Retreat: Offers a holistic approach to healthcare, and embraces the whole person rather than treating symptoms. “Cleanse your body and start on the path to feeling complete again. Rediscover yourself. Learn how to live in harmony with your life and how to treat yourself well.” Offer traditional Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatments including abhyanga massage, shirodhara and swedana (aromatherapy steam). They also have an Ayurvedic Weight Management jump-start program to help you begin your weight loss journey back to a healthy body.

Suicide

  • Suicide Prevention
  • National 24 hour LIFELINE 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • LifeLine of Central Florida : Telephone support available 24 hours per day, seven days a week.  Provides referrals to support groups or therapy services as needed. Has an information packet they can send you. Has a Crisis Line for telephone counseling and resource information for those who are in crisis- (407) 425-2624
  • Survivors of Suicide Hotline- (407) 447-3381.
  • Left Behind After Suicide Support Groups for Adults  (Sponsored by Hospice of the Comforter) Left Behind After Suicide Support Groups (LBAS) for Adults are located in Altamonte Springs, Southwest Orlando, East/Central Orlando and Ocoee. Free information packets can be mailed to you upon request. Cost: Free (407) 682-0808, voicemail 430 or anndu2@hotmail.com
  • HALOS (Healing After a Loved One’s Suicide) Support Group : Contact Marie Dudek, Peer Facilitator, for information on this monthly group in Kissimmee. (863) 424-4810
  • New Hope for Kids : a support center for grieving children and those who are part of their lives. For children ages 3-18. They have a special circumstances group for suicide.  Located at 900 North Maitland Avenue in Maitland, FL 32751. (407) 599-0909

Miscellany

  • Volunteer Opportunities in Orlando
  • Idealist.org : locate opportunities and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives.
  • imom-a technological cup of coffee for mom’s of all ages and stages
  • Authentic Happiness-Great, psychologically validated self tests on everything from Strengths to Gratitude to Meaning in Life.  Site is created by Dr. Martin Seligman, at the University of Pennsylvania, whose main mission has been the promotion of the new field of Positive Psychology.  We have a link to purchase his book Authentic Happiness on our Books page and highly recommend it!

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