Links and Resources

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The Divorce Magazine @thedivorcemag    Because divorce is truly but a life journey, a challenging and painful one, but a journey nonetheless. And This too Shall Pass. Articles by professionals on every aspect of divorce: legal process, co-parenting, dating, travel, moving on, finances and so much more  United Kingdom and global \

 DIVORCE MAGAZINE  16 years providing support and resources to those going through divorce. ,  Toronto ·

DivorceForce  Affected by Divorce? Join DivorceForce, the online community committed to empowering those affected by divorce

Dads’ Divorce  which support fathers in family law, child custody and divorce.     Men’s Divorce   Resources, articles and a forum particularly for divorcing men.

DivorcedMoms  A community of moms who understand divorce. A place to share experiences and stories. We offer encouragement, inspiration, resources and expert advice

The Lilac Tree:  Resources for Divorcing Women  including workshops
1123 Emerson Street, Suite 215   Evanston, IL  60201   Phone:   847-328-0313  Fax:   847-328-0576

 Visions Anew provides workshops and classes for those facing divorce Contact Information:
P.O. Box 680354, Marietta, GA 30068        in Atlanta and Marietta
Telephone: 770-953-2882  Fax: 1-855-318-2225   Email:

The Next Chapter Commitment to the success of women making life changes.     Divorce resources for women.     We stand for empowering divorcing women like you, and we know that in doing so, we’re actually empowering everyone.     Questions that many of us have in Divorce.

Women’s Divorce ‏ @WomensDivorce  We are here to help answer the many questions about the divorce process – from financial, to legal, to emotional. 

Single Process of going from We to Me with divorce   A great web site with tips on how to get back into the single lifestyle post-divorce.

Divorce Care is a global organization which has weekly meeting with a video and discussion on divorce topics. People learn practical tips. Some locations have Divorce Care for Kids.

Restored Lives The Restored Lives course supports and empowers people to move forward from divorce and separation, or the breakdown of any serious relationship, to live a full life, free from past issues. – See more at:

Divorce Recovery Workshops (DRW)  Have six week courses on a variety of topics related to divorce and moving on in life. They have weekend retreats in country hotels.

Custody X Change      has a free app to arrange a calendar for shared time. Useful assistance for setting up custody using various percentages for shared time.  The Custody X Change Giving Program

Only Mums helps mothers   Only Dads helps fathers   who are going through divorce and separation. Articles and resources

List of divorce resources covering each stage

How to ease the moving out process into a condo  Condo Moving Checklist

Comprehensive  guide on dating violence against women

Reape-Rickett Law Firm    Has over 300 articles on divorce
Divorce Preparation Checklist                   5 tips to avoid a long, expensive divorce

Family Matters Oxford provides free help, support and guidance on the legal issues facing separating parents   1 Agnes Court Oxford OX4 2EW ·

Galbraith Family Law has put together a free four-part ebook series entitled Dealing with Divorce. Each ebook covers a different topic such as the divorce process, children, managing your finances, and starting over. You can access the free ebooks here: Dealing with Divorce: The Complete 4 Part Ebook Series

Consumer Affairs   gives the tools singles need to make an informed decision when choosing the best online dating site. With an estimated 1,000 online dating sites in existence, specific information on them with consumer ratings is helpful.

Extensive Legal Glossary The Law Society

Link that explains legal terms   and this one gives helpful legal advice

Fixing Marital Problems Marriage Problems? Here’s an 8-Step Rescue Plan   Post-Divorce   Life After Divorce – Advice on How to Cope and Move On  The Single Parent’s Guide to Buying a Home: Assistants, Grants and Home Ownership    Single Parenting: Keep Your Single-Parent Family Financially Fit  Divorce videos for children  Sesame Street’s Divorce Toolkit

How to ease the moving out process into a condo during divorce  Condo Moving Checklist

Legal Contracts and Non-Disclosure Agreements explained


Resources that can help you get through divorce and navigate the world of single parenting

 Guide to help couples going through a divorce with their finances

The Single Parent’s Guide to Buying a Home: Assistance, Grants, and Homeownership      How to Get Through a Divorce Financially   Child Support Handbook: Collecting Support

financial guide for single parents that covers government and tax benefits, planning for your child’s financial future, and more.

Practical Money Skills for Life  has helpful article on finance including in divorce

Talking to children about their  finances 

This guide breakdowns the best scholarship platforms and instruct users on how to use them effectively to make attending college feasible.  

Guides  for US student loans and managing student debt

Template for collage students to manage debt and expenses

Helps financially disadvantaged Native American families with finding grants to pay   bills   Our organization prides itself on having the most accurate information on annuities and structured settlements.   Article addresses: Will the contract be divided or transferred into new annuities? Can they be exchanged for something of equal value? Do state laws or terms within the contract prohibit dividing the annuity?

Singe Mother Grants:  Financial assistance programs that help single mothers with rent, utility bills, child care, education, medication, housing, medical bills, and mortgage, among others.

Free grants and financial assistance programs that help women
 A website that helps low income women with finding grants and financial assistance programs. These grants help families with education, rent, housing, utility bills, mortgage, and medical bills.   FreeGrantsForWomen

Breakdown of the costs of raising a child, how to build an appropriate budget to support these needs, and lists support systems to help provide aid for families   Raising Children on a Single of Fixed Income

Top 10 things we waste our money on

Credit card for travel   From US News & World Report

Fraud costs taxpayers billions of dollars every year at every level of government. Whistleblowers may be eligible for a reward

A guide from LendEDU  that breaks down foreign transaction fees for credit cards

Explains pros and cons of Payday and Title loans

Tips on how to avoid mistakes with an auto loan


What adults and students can do about cyber bullying

100+ professionals gave advice on how parents can keep their kids safe from the digital threats in this comprehensive guide   E-safety Guide for Parents to Kids Keep Safe Online  

Complete guide for understanding bullying in the modern age, including risks, statistics. various types and how to end it

A guide for parents on how to deal with cyberbullying

This  guide is jam packed with stats and practical advice about screen addiction, cyber bullying, self esteem and more

Informative guide for teens, youngsters and students how to avoid cyberbullying and what steps to take to be protected. It includes statistics, studies and much more

A guide for online safety which covers topics such as radicalisation, blackmail, and how strangers make contact with your child online

A guide  for educators and parents, with interactive games and activities to make learning about staying safe on the internet fun and effective

Two resources to keep kids safe online

Each section of this guide about  online safety for kids is summarized with actionable items for the parent/teacher

Tips on how to keep children safe online

17 Rules to protect kids online – Internet safety for children

A guide to equip children with skills so they can experience the internet positively and safely do searches

This guide includes information on symptoms of eye strain, statistics of computer use of children and teens and solutions to prevent digital eye strain in children and teens

Helping Your Toddler with Separation Anxiety    Helping Your Aspergers Teen Cope with Life    Preparing for the Death of a Terminally-Ill Loved One: What to Expect, and How to Help the Entire Family Move Forward: Considerations for Your Child  contributed by: Patricia Sarmiento  

Guide regarding “THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY INTERVENTION Services for Children with Autism“   

A guide for the signs of drug use in teens

Divorce: Minding the Kids in Divorce: Minimizing the Mental Health Impact  Divorce Guide for Teens A Teen Guide to Divorce  What Should We Tell the Children? Developing a Mutual Story of the Divorce  Talking to Your Kids About Losing Your Home: 4 Mistakes to Avoid        Breaking the ‘D’ News to Friends and Family: Helping Them Help You

Other topics: Motivating Kids to be Active  Mental Illness in Children: Signs, Types, & Causes    5 Serious Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore in Kids   Coping with a Child’s Illness While You’re in Recovery: Learn Coping Methods While Going Through This Difficult Time  How to Create an Autism-Friendly Environment for Kids     Learn to be Happy and Fit

Guide on how Childhood Trauma Influences Drug Addiction

Helpful Guide for parents:  Preventing Teen Substance Use

Resources for parents:   The Essential Teen Internet Safety Guide   6 Ways to Cope While Raising Kids and Caring for Elderly Parents   How to Spend More Quality Time With Your Child  Preventing Wandering in Children with Autism: Resources for Parents and First Responders     Contributed by Caroline Hampton of Sanford, NC

Video game addiction can directly lead to mental health issues

The guide maps out dangerous areas in a home for children and tells how to make them safer h

Consumer math for children is fun math relating to money and business

A variety of topics for parents:

Helping Your Firstborn Adjust to New Siblings   10 Ways Parents Can Help Children Adjust to High School  One Man’s Trash: Safety Tips for Secondhand Furniture and Toys   Preventing Parent Burn Out  Choosing a Preschool: Simple Tips for Parents  Single Parenting After Losing a Partner to Suicide

The Parent’s Guide to Creating a Baby-Safe Home Interior  ADHD in Toddlers: Early Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment  Keep Kids Safe from TV Tipovers  A Parent’s Guide to Building a Safe and Fun Backyard Playground  Childproofing Your Home for a Child with Vision Impairment Does My Teen Need Treatment?

Helpful resource for parents who have disabilities 

Parents’ guide for protecting their children online  submitted by Ronald Adamson.

Guide for how social media and internet use can put a child’s identity at risk while traveling and precautions to take

Guide to internet safety for non-techy  parents who are concerned about how to keep their kids safe when online .

Parent’s  Guide for keeping kids and pets safe during the holiday season    Parent’s Holiday Safety Guide 

State-by-state guide to check if children are protected online at libraries and schools. Tips for at home.    From Ivey O’Neal

Child identity theft is on the rise, how parents can monitor their child’s credit report   Carrie Wiley            Risks of identity theft, how to check a minor’s credit report, and then what to do if there is evidence of identity theft  From Andrew Rombach

Reviews and recommendations for baby, child and pregnancy products


Work-Life Balance: A Guide to Surviving the Stress

Sleep Deprivation:  Causes, Symptoms, Effects and Treatment

How to reduce stress  and helpful resource for health

In-depth guidebook for members of the healthcare community which includes a compassion fatigue self-assessment, how to develop a self-care plan, and how to avoid secondary traumatic stress

Millennial’s and others who want to live happier, more productive lives  Adulting 101: Millennial Life Skills Classes

Tips on success and reaching goals

A guide to Fitness Walking for Weight Loss

Exercise Calculator – A helpful Tool That Can Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals Faster

Step-by-step guide for decluttering and how that improves one’s physical and mental health

How alcohol and tobacco negatively affects the quality of sleep  Alcohol’s Negative Impact on Sleep    Why Smokers Get Poor-Quality Sleep

More than one third of Americans are ‘underslept’ – putting them at increased risk of viral infection, heart disease, obesity,  depression and countless other ailments. Insufficient sleep increases mortality risk from any cause by roughly 15%.

Resource guide about choosing the best mattress to alleviate back pain

Articles on emotional health and being your best

How to build your own workout routine – advice from a two-time Olympian

Health and beauty tips at Balance Me Beautiful  From Lily Greene 

Our goal at Drug Dangers is to keep the public educated and informed of all defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are currently available on the market today. keeps the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm  From Sara Miller

Independent research and testing for a variety of products.  Their suggestions in from Mei Horiuchi


World’s largest marriage resource, to support marriages.  Has dating advice, legal guidance and more

It’s over. You’re not. Informative articles in:      SplitsvilleNYC


Articles about some great ways to combat stress at work:

A guide to help single parents start their own business, including tips on time management, childcare options and funding

Reduce your stress level, and prevent burnout related to work or school


This link leads to many other links on specific aspects of depression. Great resource  From Anna Jones

In depth information for anyone globally  Diagnosing Depression – Your Guide to Depression & Mental Health in the UK

60% of college students report anxiety as the worst health problem they face. Guide for college on how to deal with anxiety

A guide to Fast Facts and Statistics on  Mental Illness

Recall Report is an online resource with information on mental health and other health issues. Topics include  addiction, alcoholism, substance abuse, depression/anxiety, recovery and rehabilitation.

Resources for those facing depression:      List by:

How body image affects mental health, including eating

For Teens: Am I Depressed or is It Just a Phase?    Surviving Your Child’s Suicide: Finding Peace After Tragedy  Seasonal Affective Disorder

Resources and links for mental health and depression  5 Signs of Common Mental Health Conditions   6 Things to Know About Child Depression  How to Help Your Depressed Teenager    Coping with Depression at Work   10 Ways Employers Can Encourage a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Detailed resource with valuable information on mental health support, co-occurring disorders, and treatment options

Depression in Teens: The Warning Signs and How to Help Them Through    How Can I Get Help for Depression  The Isolating Loneliness of Chronic Pain & Invisible Illness   The Guide to Managing PTSD As A Tradesman    Submitted by: Pat McGraw,

Provide patients with sustainable long-term recovery from depression

Links to articles about mental illness, including understanding it and supporting a family member through it. Supporting a Family Member with Serious Mental Illness   What Many People Don’t Get About Mental Illness The Role of Religion in Mental Health   Talking to Others About Your Mental Illness  7 Ways to Deal with People Who Don’t Understand Depression  Addiction as a Disease: Understanding the Disease Model       Contributed by Eric Johnson 

Mental health Foundation  Dedicated to finding and addressing the sources of mental health problems.

Beyond Blue  Excellent online help and advice for those facing depression and anxiety. Has separate sections for men, women, kids, seniors, etc.

The silence — that’s the worst part of mental illness. These articles are helpful. 10 Forgotten Truths to Help You Get Through Hard Times   Time To Talk: Tips For Talking About Your Mental Health  When returning from military duty Here’s What You Need to Know About Reintegration   from Jennifer Scott   

How to give support to help first responders  and emergency personnel deal with  their own trauma

Nutrition Education in Recovery from Anorexia   Using a Meal Plan in Recovery From Anorexia  Tapestry Recovery Center

ADDICTIONS/REHAB, who raises awareness on the dangers of addiction and helps local communities stay
drug-free (, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine, who also promotes drug abuse prevention and treatment  www     contributed by Jackie Maynard     

Free helpline called “Addiction Helper” staffed by qualified counsellors and recovered addicts    Founded by  Daniel Gerrard

It is important for those battling addiction or in recovery have answers regarding sleep problems from Jessica Smith

Effective chronic pain relief treatments which include holistic therapies, to curb the opioid epidemic

Information on individual drugs and their effects   From Bill Weiss

Resource  guide for those pregnant or postpartum with addiction issues  alcohol-and-drug-rehab-for-pregnant-postpartum-women/

Understanding Common Drugs of Abuse is a comprehensive guide that covers nearly all addictions:   From Nick Ohler   The Bluffs

Supporting both individuals and the families of those suffering from addiction

Mission is to help people or their family members with addiction issues,  get their lives back on track with information and resources

A guide to help those with addictions deal with sleep issues,  without turning to habit-forming meds

Guide to low cost or free rehab options  is an organization dedicated to connecting people seeking addiction treatment to the resources they need to succeed.     from Megan  McDaniel 

Addiction truly is a family disease. Rehab Spot is here to help family members of those struggling with substance abuse

Help for families and individuals struggling with an addiction to opioids

No-cost addiction treatment placement service, matching people with the most suitable/affordable treatment options: The rehab for men and rehab for women    For teens:  From William Miko  and John Lestor,  is an informational site with resources for people suffering from addiction and their loved ones.

 A visual guide that explains the impact of excessive drink on public safety, including the financial cost, physical injuries and  fatalities. Public Health Surveillance and Alcohol-Related Injuries 

Free UK Helpline, resources and support for those with addictions  From Helen Jones

Treatment options for pregnant women struggling with addiction

ETA Recovery Services  Help through  private rehab clinics, alcohol and drug addiction charities, call back line,support groups, professional counselling organisations, and the NHS Contributed by Sharon Robinson

Detox and Rehabs is an organization connecting people who are seeking treatment to the resources they need,  including a library of educational articles on addiction, recovery, and detoxification From Justin Peters 

A site that helps people find resources for recovery from addiction to drugs or alcohol

Organization providing treatment and informational resources for those with substance abuse in Ohio area

How to safely use CBD products as a viable aid in addiction recovery

Organization providing treatment and informational resources for those with substance abuse in Ohio area

Recovery Village, an organization dedicated to helping individuals struggling with substance abuse into recovery.  Alcohol Abuse and Addiction (  From Ruth Santiago

Alcohol Rehab Guide is an organization dedicated to providing extensive and reliable information on the various aspects of alcohol abuse and addiction From  Caitlin Tribit

Website that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to put their lives together     From Julia Watts  connects people seeking treatment to the resources they need. 

 Addiction Resource  connects those fighting addiction with rehab centers and treatment       Alco Rehab is passionate about ending alcohol abuse around the world.     from Sylvia Miller

Addiction Network is a comprehensive drug rehab directory. This company helps people with drug and alcohol abuse that best fits their unique situation and unique lifestyle.   From Jim Suorin 

Addiction Guide is a reliable source on addiction and the dangers of illicit substances. Our mission is to guide people and their loved ones to a healthier life  Addiction Guide  From Paige Williams

Support groups for all types of addictions allow people to join together with others who share similar experiences, backgrounds, and struggles

When a loved one is abusing drugs, what steps to take next and how to plan an intervention  A Better Today’s Finding Help for a Loved One

A guide which explains what Fentanyl is and its dangers

Addiction Center provides valuable infoarmation about substance dependency, helps connect individuals struggling with addiction to treatment options and aims to expand the resources available on the web for people globally  From Jonathan Adkins         

Whether or not to leave a spouse with an addiction   http://anyl   from  Colleen Donnelly  

How to Help Yourself and Your Baby When You Discover You’re Pregnant: A Guide for Addicts    Single Father’s Guide to Addiction Recovery   How to talk to your kids about addiction   Infidelity   Addiction and Infidelity: Understanding and Finding Ways to Heal After an Addicted Partner is Unfaithful

Primrose Lodge does outreach and has a residential rehabilitation program for addictions. Helpful resources and blogs  From Tracy Williams

The LGBTQIA Friendly Rehab Centers Near You is a website connecting people to the addiction resources they need 


Drug Dangers  keeps the public educated and informed of all defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are currently available on the market today  From Chelsea Roberts

Mesothelioma (a type of cancer) is caused by exposure to asbestos,  which can be found in many places such as houses, etc.  For veterans:

Help those affected by mesothelioma with compassion and care  From Jessica Miller

Leading online resource for those with asbestos-related diseases  From Brittney Rogers  helped lung cancer survivor Virgil Anderson   from Kayla Watson 

This resource explains asbestos and many other topics regarding this disease

How doctors treat mesothelioma

Help for finding the right lawyer

Finding the right healthcare facility, doctor or health insurance  From T. R. Hawkins


Legal Resources for Special Needs    Creating a Home Where Your Disabled Child can Thrive   Tips for Disabled Persons to Declutter and Organize their Home  Financial Planning for Special Needs  From Sarah Brian

How to Exercise if You Have Limited Mobility   Healthy Eating Advice for Wheelchair-bound People   How to Remodel for Accessibility    Developing Your Blind Child’s Sleep Schedule    Explaining special needs to your child: 15 great children’s books  Contributed by Jennifer McGregor

Vocational Training for Adults with Special Needs    Transition to Adulthood: Home Remodeling for Young Adults with Special Needs   Managing Your Child’s Transition to Adulthood   Tenants Rights and Housing Assistance for the Disabled    Special Needs Checklist: How Disability-Friendly is Your City?    Helpful website by and for parents with special needs offspring

An informative resource   guide titled “Navigating Learning Disabilities and The Cost for Treatment  From: Julia Dunlap 

A financial planning guide for parents with special needs children which includes applying for federal benefits, starting a trust, and investing in a life insurance policy

Home modifications for the visually impaired or blind

Finding and renting apartments for people with disabilities, including  disability rights  to negotiating with landlords and the move

Assistive Technology makes cars accessible for people with disabilities  article on assistive technology


A tutorial on how a Virtual Private Network (VPN) works to help protect your online privacy

Blood alcohol levels explained in this


Helpful guide which explains what one needs to know about  choosing an auto insurance broker

Our goal at Whistleblower Info is to keep the public educated and informed of the many different types of government contractor fraud, medical & healthcare fraud, pharmaceutical and FDA fraud, tax fraud


A comprehensive guide which covers the types of insomnia to specific medications that treat sleep problems

Simple exercises for seniors (or anyone) to maintain health and an active lifestyle From Amber

This helpful guide  gives useful information in “MEDICARE FOR DUMMIES”

National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab  Help for seniors with addiction

Grandfolk provides guidance on senior lifestyle, products, and services

Help which is available  for the elderly and their families regarding the cost of long term care and the programs that can provide financial support throughout the US

  National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), estimates 1 in 10 Americans aged 60+ have experienced some form of elder abuse. Online resource educating the public on the risks of senior abuse  From Brian Mitchell  

Living arrangement options explained for seniors and those with disabilities    From   Anna Margarita

Working out your pelvic floor is the key to treating issues like incontinence. This guide covers how to do the exercises, holistic breathing and following the “pelvic floor diet.”


Why The Disabled Are At A Higher Risk For Substance Abuse And How To Help In Recovery