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Explore our curated collection of resources and learning materials, including must-read/watch recommendations. Find mental health helplines, climate initiatives, wildlife protection, reputable charities, and more. Stay informed, engaged, and inspired as you navigate our interconnected world.




Where to watch: Netflix

A Plastic Ocean

Where to watch: Netflix, Apple Tv., Vudu, Google Play Movies, Youtube, Amazon Prime


Where to watch: Hulu, Apple Tv., Vudu, Google Play Movies, Youtube, Amazon Prime

My Octopus Teacher

Where to watch: Netflix

Sea of Shadows

Where to watch: Hulu

The Blue Planet

Where to watch: Netflix, Amazon Prime


I Am Greta

Where to watch: Hulu, Premium

Before The Flood

Where to watch: Disney +, Amazon Prime, Vudu, Apple TV., Google Play Movies, Youtube

An Inconvenient Truth

Where to watch: Paramount +, Youtube, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Apple Tv., Amazon Prime


A Life on Our Planet

Where to watch: Netflix

The Human Element

Where to watch: Apple Tv., Vudu, Google Play Movies, Youtube, Amazon Prime, Tubi

Our Planet

Where to watch: Netflix

Human Rights


Where to watch: Netflix

The Infiltrators

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Apple Tv., Vudu, Youtube, Google Play Movies

Our Planet

Where to watch: Netflix


Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Where to watch: Netflix, Apple Tv., Amazon Prime, Google Play Movies, Youtube

Planet of the Humans

Where to watch: Apple Tv., Vudu, Google Play Movies, Youtube, Amazon Prime

No Impact Man

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Youtube, Google Play Movies, Tubi


Where to watch: Apple Tv., Vudu, Google Play Movies, Youtube, Amazon Prime

More Than Honey

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Youtube, Google Play Movies, Apple Tv.


Where to watch: Hulu, Amazon Prime, Vudu, Apple Tv., Youtube, Google Play Movies


The Ivory Game

Where to watch: Netflix

Racing Extinction

Where to watch: Apple Tv., Google Play Movies, Youtube, Amazon Prime

The Elephant Queen

Where to watch: Apple Tv

Chasing Ice

Where to watch: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, iTunes/Apple TV, Google Play Movies & TV, YouTube


Where to watch: Youtube 


Where to watch: Netflix


Self Help

Mind Hacking: How to Change Your Mind for Good in 21 Days

By: John Hargrave

Have you ever wished you could reprogram your brain, just as a hacker would a computer? In this 3-step guide to improving your mental habits, learn to take charge of your mind and banish negative thoughts, habits, and anxiety—in just twenty-one days!

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

By: Michael A. Singer
What would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul offers simple yet profound answers to these questions.

Get Out of Your Own Way: Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior

By: Mark Goulston, Philip Goldberg

Practical, proven self help steps show how to transform 40 common self-defeating behaviors, including procrastination, envy, obsession, anger, self-pity, compulsion, neediness, guilt, rebellion, inaction, and more.


Sustainability for the Rest of Us

By: John Pabon

Your No-Bullsh*t, Five-Point Plan for Saving the Planet. If you’ve ever asked yourself “but what can I actually do?” – this book is for you. If you’ve said “yes, but I’m only one person” – this book is for you.

101 Ways to go Zero Waste

By: Kathryn Kellogg

Minimalism meets DIY in an accessible guide to household waste reduction.
This is a practical, friendly blueprint of realistic lifestyle changes for anyone who wants to reduce their waste.

Give a Sh*t: Do Good. Live Better. Save the Planet

By: Ashlee Piper

Give a Sh*t guides you through the transition to a kinder, healthier, more conscious, and sustainable life like no book has done before. 

Climate Change

Climate Justice

By: Mary Robinson

Climate Justice is a stirring manifesto on one of the most pressing humanitarian issues of our time, and a lucid, affirmative, and well-argued case for hope.

This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

By: Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion is a global activist movement of ordinary people, demanding action from Governments. This is a book of truth and action.

What Can I Do? The Path from Climate Despair to Action

By: Jane Fonda

A call to action from Jane Fonda, one of the most inspiring activists of our time, urging us to wake up to the looming disaster of climate change and equipping us with the tools we need to join her in protest.


American Dirt

By: Jeanine Cummins

American Dirt is an urgent, blistering, unforgettable book. In her portrayal of Lydia and Luca, a mother and son forced to leave their Mexican home, Jeanine Cummins has given face to migrants everywhere who flee violence and near-certain death in search of only one thing: a chance at life.

There There

By: Tommy Orange

follows a large cast of Native Americans living in the Oakland, California area and contains several essays on Native American history and identity. 

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel

By: Ocean Vuong

The novel is written in the form of a letter by a young Vietnamese American nicknamed Little Dog, whose life mirrors that of Ocean Vuong. The letter is written to Little Dog's mother Hong, more often called or translated as Rose (hồng). 



In today's digital age, social media, modeling, and influencer culture can have a detrimental impact on mental health for individuals across various communities, including men, women, LGBTQ communities, and people of all races.

The relentless comparison, unrealistic beauty standards, and curated portrayals of perfect lives can take a toll on one's self-esteem and well-being. However, it's crucial to remember that help is available.

Consider exploring the following resources, although they are not a substitute for medical advice. They can provide valuable support and guidance.

If you find yourself in immediate danger or facing a life-threatening emergency, please reach out to your local emergency services by dialing 911.

Remember, your mental health matters, and reaching out for help is a courageous step towards well-being.

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.


Counselors can help you ease your anxiety and get to the clear headspace you need to seek help.

There are separate hotline numbers for Spanish speakers: 1-888-628-9454; the hard of hearing: 1-800-799-4889; and veterans: 1-800-273-8255. You can also chat with a crisis volunteer live on their website.

Mental Health

Los Angeles Department of Mental Health Access Hotline: (800) 854-7771


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255

Body Dysmorphia

For more information about BDD, call the OWH Helpline at 1-800-994-9662

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Eating Disorders

(800) 931-2237
Monday—Thursday 11am—9pm ET
Friday 11am—5pm ET
Translation services are available on the phone.


(800) 931-2237
Pilot hours: Monday—Thursday 3pm—6pm ET
Standard text messaging rates may apply.

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Trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386. TrevorChat is free, confidential and secure.

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Safe Surrender Site

Available at any Los Angeles County hospital or fire station. Give the baby to an employee within 72 hours of the baby's birth. Fill out a voluntary and anonymous medical history form (or take one home and mail it back later) to help provide medical care for the baby.

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Free / Low-Cost Therapy - GINGER

Chat with a trained behavioral health coach within seconds, and meet with a licensed therapist or psychiatrist via video within days. (Low-cost)

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Free / Low-Cost Therapy - BETTER HELP

Making professional therapy accessible, affordable, and convenient — so anyone who struggles with life’s challenges can get help, anytime and anywhere. (Low-cost)

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Free / Low-Cost Therapy - TALKSPACE

We offer comprehensive online mental health treatment options to meet all your needs. (Affordable)

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Latinx Therapy - LATINX THERAPY

Latinx Therapy was founded in 2018 with the mission to destigmatize mental health in the Latinx community. Since then, they have expanded to become a bilingual podcast and national directory to find a Latinx Therapist (98% of the directory are Spanish speakers). Latinx Therapy strives to provide culturally grounded workshops and services to the community.

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This non-profit organization provides free mental health resources, like talk therapy, for Black women and girls. They offer Soul Sessions, which are virtual group therapy groups with peers around the world and led by accredited therapists of color.

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Founded by licensed psychologist Joy Harden Bradford, Therapy for Black Girls strives to work to remove the stigma of seeking mental health care and helps black women find culturally competent therapists. (Pricing varies by provider)

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A mission dedicated to offering free therapy to black men and working to remove the stigma around mental health care.

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A series of therapist-led circles designed to address anti-asian racism that has grown since the start of the covid pandemic. The series includes intimate spaces for asian communities to share their stories and educational spaces for allies to listen and learn.

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While AAFSC support anyone who walks through their doors, with over 27 years of experience, they have developed expertise serving the Arab, Middle Eastern, North African, Muslim, and South Asian (AMENAMSA) immigrant and refugee communities.

Get support in 36 languages, including Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Hindi, Nepali, Pashto, Punjabi, Urdu, and Wakhi.

AAFSC stands strictly against racism, colorism, classism, segregation, homophobia, xenophobia, sectarianism, sexism, ableism, ageism and all other forms of oppression. 

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NNAAC’s Capacity Building program helps members through one-on-one technical assistance identify local and online training opportunities, annual capacity-building grants, and scholarship funds to attend relevant training. The program also organizes a national conference or training institute annually that offers training, workshops, peer-to-peer learning and networking.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI envisions a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares.

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If you are in danger or experiencing
a life threatening emergency,
please call 911 immediately.

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