Additional resources

State Laws

All 50 states’ seclusion & restraint laws from a 2013 report by Jessica Butler (PDF)

State Licensing Boards Contact Information

Support Services

Saprea retreat and support (formerly The Younique Foundation)

Strategy article on implementing trauma informed care in youth inpatient psychiatric and residential treatment settings

Psych Ward Reviews

Psych Ward Reviews—a Yelp-like site for psych wards founded by Kit Mead, a disability rights activist


Article on 50 Warning Signs of Questionable Therapy

Article on 12 Questions Every Parent and Coach Should Ask from the GymCastic Podcast (PDF)


The Mental Illness Happy Hour with Paul Gilmartin, comedian and host

Relational Peer Support for Men and Women Who Have Experienced Trauma

Defeat the mental illness stigma with Intentional Peer Support

Bullying by a Coach

What is considered bullying behavior? (downloadable PDF)

Yoga Code of Conduct

Yoga teachers certified by Yoga Alliance are obligated to follow the code of conduct.

Financial Abuse

Wells Fargo has a web page and a PDF guide on protecting against elder financial abuse.


Why we need them to protect vulnerable people in the justice system

Children and Abuse

Give Your Child the Tools to Recognize Sexual Abuse—a New York Times article