Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255

The Primal Wound – By Nancy Newton Verrier. Can be purchased used on Amazon.

Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self – By David M. Broadzinsky, Ph.D., Marshall D. Schechter, M.D. & Robin Marantz Henig

Paul Sunderland- Lecture on Addiction & Adoption. Can be found on YouTube.

Adoptee Blog Roll found on our website adopteesconnect.com

Adoptee Paths to Recovery by NAAP United

Intercountry Adoptee Voices – ICAV  http://www.intercountryadopteevoices.com

Adoptees for Justice –  http://www.adopteesforjustice.org

Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th – www.adopteeremembranceday.com

Adoptee Centric Therapist Directory – Grow Beyond Words

Adoptees On Podcast- Found online, can listen on iTunes, Spotify, & many other portals. Visit adopteeson.com for more details.

Who Am I Really? – Podcast by Damon L. Davis

Adoptee Books- Visit adopteereading.com where you will find a comprehensive list of adoptee books recommended by adult adoptees.

Pamela Karanova’s website where she documents her journey over years of her life uncovering the truth of who she is and where she came from.

Dear Adoption is a community where adoptees share stories. dearadoption.com

Thriving Adoptees Podcast – Primally Wounded or Fundamentally Wounded? By Nick Mabey

The Family Preservation Project – Adoptee Social Media Accounts to Follow

Adoptee Reunion Coaching – By Daryn Watson  

Search Angels for Adoptees – DNAngels – Find Families, One DNA Strand at a Time.

ICAV – Rethinking Adoption, In Our Own Voices. A Video Resource for Professionals

Pulled by The Root – Unearting Global Conversations for The Adoption Community

Coalition for Truth and Transparency in Adoption – Rise Up, Speak Up, Join Up by Richard Uhrlaub

Marie Dolfi – Specializes in counseling for all members of the adoption constellation.

United Survivors Suicide International – Adoption and Suicide Prevention: Adoptees Speak Out YouTube Video

JoJo Patience – Adoptee Self Help Book and Coaching for Adoptees

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

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Crisis Hotline Numbers

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

  • The Trevor Project – LGBTQ Community.

Call: 1-866-488-7386

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline

Call: 1-800-799-7233

  • National Sexual Assault Hotline

Call: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

  • Suicide Hotline:

Call: 1-800-784-2433

  • National Hopeline Network

Call: 1-800-442-4673 General Crisis Support by Text

  • Crisis Text Line: Text Support to 741-741 (24/7) Trained counselors can discuss anything that’s on your mind. Free 24/7, confidential. crisistextline.org

Not a crisis but need someone to talk to:

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