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Samaritan does not endorse any of the following sites or organizations, but offers this list to our clients as potentially helpful resources.

 Holidays aren't always "happy" or "merry"!  
 Below are helpful articles from the
American Psychological Association website:

Eating to Manage Your Holiday Stress? You Are Not Alone.
http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2010/12/eating-stress.aspx

Tips for Parents Managing Holiday Stess
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/parents-holiday.aspx

Making the Most of the Holiday Season
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/holiday-season.aspx

Woman and the Holiday Blues
http://www.apa.org/pi/women/resources/news/holiday-blues.aspx

'Tis the Season for Nostalgia:  Holiday Reminiscing Can Have Psychological Benefits
http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2011/12/nostalgia.aspx

Holiday Blues That Linger Could Be Warning Sign of Depression
http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2009/12/holiday-blues.aspx

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Aspergers Association of New England (www.aane.org)
Attention Deficit Disorder www.addresources.org
Addiction (Teen) www.samafoundation.org 
Aging Issues http://choice.journalgraphicsdigital.com/current/
Alcoholism www.alcoholism.about.com
Anger Management/Domestic Violence www.menscheckup.org; www.northwestfamilylife.org       
Collaborative Law Divorce Assistance  www.kingcountycollab.org   
Consumer Health Information www.medhelp.org 
Database of current treatments for mental health diagnoses www.mentalhealth.com
Directory of Health and Human Services in Seattle and King County www.crisisclinic.org 
Employment Resources www.careerbuilder.com; www.monster.com
Family Law Handbook www.courts.wa.gov/newsinfo/content/pdf/familylawhandbook.pdf
Gambling www.wscpg.org
Health/Wellness http://webmd.comwww.townsendletter.com; http://www.epocrates.com/patientresources/category/14
Movies/Cinema www.webmd.com/mental-health/features/movie-therapy-using-movies-for-mental-health): (www.cinematherapy.com/filmindex.html
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) www.nami.org; Washington: www.namiwa.org
National Runaway Switchboard www.nrscrisisline.org
Neuropsychology www.nanonline.org
Pregnancy www.ppmdsupport.com
Senior Services www.choiceadvisory.com
Sexual Addiction/Recovery Resources www.faithfulandtrueministries.comwww.operationintegrity.org
www.puredesire.orgwww.purelifeministries.orgwww.sexaddict.com
Trauma/PTSD www.issd.org; www.emdr.org
United Way 2-1-1 Information and Referral Search www.211.org

Professional Associations and Organizations Related to Mental Health Services: 
American Association of Pastoral Counselors www.aapc.org
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy www.aamft.org
Therapist Locator.net www.therapistlocator.net
American Association of Pastoral Counselors www.aapc.org/
American Psychological Association www.apa.org; Washington Chapter www.wapsych.org
Codes of Ethics:
Marriage and Family Therapists: www.aamft.org/imis15/Documents/Final%202012%20AAMFT%20Code%20of%20Ethics.pdf
Washington Association for Marriage & Family Therapy: www.wamft.org
Mental Health Counselors: www.amhea.org/assets/content/CodeofEthics1.pdf
Pastoral Counselors: www.aapc.org/content/code-ethics-1
Psychologists: www.apa.org/ethics/code/index.aspx#
Social Workers: www.socialworkers.org/pubs/code/code.asp  
National Association of Social Workers: www.socialworkers.org; Washington Chapter www.nasw-wa.org
Mental Health Counselors: www.amhca.org; Washington Chapter www.wmhca.org

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