Great source for understanding and treating addiction

Great article on how to diagnose trauma in young people: /media/pdf/861/Udgg8613676.pdf

Great article on how to help young people who suffer trauma: /media/pdf/861/yThL8613678.pdf 

 Resources Links

Educational Resources

  • Touro College Liaison:

        Florence Cohen

        ph: 718.871.4267        email:  [email protected]

  • Literacy Partners 
    Literacy Partners, Inc., provides free community-based adult and family literacy programs to ensure that all adults have the access to quality education needed to fully realize their potential as individuals, parents, and citizens
  • Literacy Assistance Center 
    (212) 803-3333 
    LAC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the expansion of quality literacy services in NY. Links to further online GED resources: 
  • English as a Second Language 
    Quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles to help you learn English as a Second Language 
  • Math
    The world of Math online
  • GED Preparation Assistance
    (800) 62-MY-GED 
    Complete courses and tutorials to help you prepare for the GED 

Recommended Therapists


  • National Sexual Assault Hotline 
    (800) 656- HOPE (4673)
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline 
    (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
  • Child Help USA: National Child Abuse Hotline 
    (800) 422-4453
  • Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health, Pregnancy testing & Abortion Services Hotline 
    (800) 230-PLAN (230-7526)
  • American Social Health Association: Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline 
    (800) 227-8922
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline 
    (888) 729-6686
  • Find a local
  • NineLine:Crisis Intervention for Youth & Parents
    (800) 999-9999
  • The Samaritans of New York Suicide Prevention Hotline 
    (212) 673-3000
  • New York Suicide & Crisis Hotline
    (800) SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) 
    (800) 273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)


  • CUNY City University of New York 
    CUNY is the nation’s largest urban university
  • Financial Aid
    This site provides a comprehensive guide to grants that are available to help you pay for college.
  • Academic Management Services
    This service allows students to pay their college tuition in more affordable installments.


  • FEGS 
    FEGS has long been considered the premier provider of state of the art employment and training programs to hundreds of thousands of individuals requiring assistance in acquiring or upgrading job skills, and seeking competitive employment.
  • The Thypin Oltchick Institute (TOI) for Women's Entrepreneurship @ F·E·G·S
    TOI recommends professional resources to women of all ages who want to become entrepreneurs and small business owners. The Institute is unique - it is a matchmaker for entrepreneurs, introducing them to the most reliable experts and services for their business needs in the Greater New York Area. The Institute continually adds to its expansive network of partners who create individually tailored business development strategies for its clients.
  • JobWeb 
    This is a web site of career development and job-search information for college students and new college graduates. This site contains thorough information about resume writing, job interviews etc. 
  • Craig's List Jobs
    An excellent resource for all kinds of jobs in NYC (and around the country) both part / full time, temp or professional.


  • UJA 
    Caring for those in need, rescuing those in harm's way, and renewing and strengthening the Jewish people in New York, in Israel, and around the world. 
  • Depression
    This site is Internet's central clearinghouse for information on all types of depressive disorders and on the most effective treatments for individuals suffering from Major Depression, Manic-Depression (Bipolar Disorder), and other mood disorders.
  • Alcoholism 
    Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
  • JACS
    Jewish alcoholics, addicts, family and friends working together to deal with the problem of addiction.
  • The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault 
    This site contains information for survivors and friends and family of survivors of rape, sexual assault, child abuse and neglect. 

Food and Shelter

Social and Other

sex education and how to prevent STIs and STDs 

     alcohol addiction rehab guide