Important Resource Links for Professional Counselors

Kentucky Counseling Association

Find us on Facebook:  http://bit.ly/2aCpM9i

Find us on the web at: www.kyca.org

Find us on Twitter at:  @KCounselingA    hashtag #KCA 

 

Kentucky Center for School Safety

New:  Mobile Emergency Procedures-Quick Reference Website
*Use smartphone to access at kysafeschools.org

 

American Counseling Association

http://www.Counseling.org

 

 Bill Braden Inaugural Mentoring Leadership Academy

 ....MLA Capstone Project - Trauma Informed Website

 

Kentucky Mental Health Counseling Association

Find us on Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/KYMentalHealth/

Or on the web at:   http://www.kmhca.net/

   

HelpGuide ( http://www.helpguide.org/ ) - A trusted guide to mental, emotional, and social health - has a lot of good info on different mental health topics, like anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, etc. 

Kentucky School Counselor Association

Find us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/KySchoolCounselor/

Or on the web at:  http://www.kyschoolcounselor.org/

-Get Smart About Drugs ( https://www.getsmartaboutdrugs.com/ ) - A DEA resource for parents, teens and educators aimed at providing information about drug use and how to help prevent it.

Kentucky Association of Adult Development and Aging

Find on Facebook at:  https://www.facebook.com/AADAKy/

 

Kentucky Association for Multicultural Counseling and

Development

Find us on Facebook at:   https://www.facebook.com/KYMentalHealth/

 

Kentucky Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Find us on Facebook at:   https://www.facebook.com/KyACES/

Or on the web at:   http://kentuckyaces.weebly.com/

 

Kentucky Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling

Find us on Facebook at:

https://www.facebook.com/kalgbtic/ 

  Resource:  https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/lgbtq/

ALSO: 

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)  https://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Suicide Prevention - Helpguide.org   https://helpguide.org/home-pages/suicide-prevention.htm

NIMH  Suicide Prevention  http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicide-prevention/index.shtml

Suicide Prevention - The American Legion  http://www.legion.org/suicideprevention

Military Suicide Prevention -  http://www.stopsoldiersuicide.org/

Veterans Crisis Line - https://www.veteranscrisisline.net

TBI Resourceshttp://www.traumaticbraininjury.com/injury-resources/state-resources-for-tbi/kentucky/

 

The ACA-ACES Syllabus Clearinghouse can be accessed on the ACA website at https://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/clearinghouses

 

Kentucky Department of Education

KDE (homepage) http://education.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

KDE (Advising Resources) http://education.ky.gov/educational/CCadv/ar/Pages/default.aspx

 

Kentucky Higher Education and Assistance Authority (KHEAA)

Kentucky Scholarships and Grants

www.kheaa.com

Education websites

www.gotocollege.ky.gov

College Funding Resources and Information

https://www.consumerfinance.gov/ This is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and it would be the place to go if you have a complaint about your loan servicer or a company that promised to help you with your loans.

https://studentaid.ed.gov/ The official U.S. Department of Education website

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/repay?main=1 KHEAA is the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority and is a state agency. In addition to information about loan repayment, it provides information about financial literacy.

https://www.nfcc.org/ The National Foundation for Credit Counseling ("nominal" fees may apply)

https://www.mygreatlakes.org/ Great Lakes services federal loans. If Great Lakes is your loan servicer, this is probably a good place to seek help. (Other servicers include Navient, Nelnet, MOHELA, and PHEAA. Navient was formerly part of Sallie Mae and has been sued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the attorney general of Illinois. MOHELA [Missouri] and PHEAA [Pennsylvania] are those state’s counterparts to KHEAA.)

http://finaid.org/loans/ Run by Mark Kantrowitz, who is an expert called by many reputable news organizations for comments about financial aid.

 

Other Helpful Resources:

https://QuitSmokingCommunity.org/

http://www.cancer.org/

Guide to Anxiety and Sleep

SAMHSA Resources:

https://addictionresource.com/   offers verifiable information on substance addiction and abuse

https://alcorehab.org/ -  addresses the problem of alcohol abuse

http://startyourrecovery.org/ - free confidential tool and resources related to substance abuse