Links and Articles

Please find a listing of several helpful websites, followed by articles. 


5 Signs of Common Mental Health Conditions

6 Things to Know About Child Depression

10 Ways Employers Can Encourage a Healthy Work-Life Balance

36 Questions to Bring You Closer Together

Accepting Anxiety (video part 1 & 2)

Addiction Resource Center

Addiction and Disabilities

Addiction and Sleep

Addiction in Older Adults

Addictive Behaviors: Beyond Drugs and Alcohol

Addictive Personality: How I Made it My Healthiest Trait 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcohol and Anxiety


Alcohol and sleep

AlAnon (for family members of alcoholics)

All Treatment (a resource for finding treatment centers)

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

American Psychological Association

AntiBullying Institute

Assisted Living opportunities for people with disabilities

Atomic Habits: How to break bad & develop healthier routines

Authentic Happiness (the website of Dr. Martin Seligman at the University of Pennsylvania)

Behavioral Science Evidence Hub

Blood Alcohol Calculator

Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Addiction: 15 Ways to Unmask the Illnesses and Recover

Breathing Exercises: 4-7-8 by Dr Andrew Weil

Bullying Resources

Cardiac Effects of Illegal Drugs

Cerebral Palsy Guidance is an educational support website dedicated to providing parents with detailed information on the complex condition of cerebral palsy.

Circadian Rhythms: Understanding to improve your health

Coherent Breathing - an easy to learn mindfulness breathing technique

Co-Ooccuring Disorders (Mental health and substance abuse)

ConsumerLab (a resource to research supplements)

Coping with Depression at Work

Creating space for Meditation

Crush the Stigma that is so often associated with issues like depression, bipolar illness, and schizophrenia

What causes depression?

Depression, Anxiety and ADHD: Improve Your Mood and Treat Symptoms

Depression and Addiction or Depression and Substance Abuse

Depression diagnosis

Designing a Meditation Room at home

Discussing a Loved One’s Mental Health

Drugged Driving and Rehab Resources

EMDR International Association

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Exercise helps Addiction

Exercise & Mental Health

Family Guide to Psychiatric Hospitalization

Free Mindfulness

Genes and Addiction

The Guide to Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease

Health News Review - a good site to critique hype about health in the media

Healthy living article 50 suggestions for a better life

Heartbreak and healthy coping: Ways to avoid substances to deal with grief

Helping a Family Member or Friend with Addiction

Heroin - Addiction & Rehab Resources

Hobbies to help your head

Holistic Mental Health

Home safety for Teens

How to Help Your Depressed Teenager

The Importance of Sleep

Information about Street Drugs

International Society for the study of Trauma and Dissociation

Life Legacy TED talk

Loving kindness meditation helps PTSD

Mazoni Center for LGBTQ health

Mindful (magazine website)

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention

Mindfulness Meditations - Ron Segal & Maggie Kay & UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Resource Center

MBSR Audio & Video Exercises

Muse, a meditation device that I may be able to loan you to try for meditation and relaxation

National Institute of Mental Health

National Mental Health Association

Narcissistic Parents

Opiod Epidemic

Pain Pills: path to abuse

Parental guilt and addiction

Parenting teens: when they need professional help

Pennsylvania Psychlogical Association

Phedippidations (a podcast website for runners)

Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists

Phobias & travel anxiety

Post Partum Depression

Prescription Drug Addiction in Seniors

Psychology Can Help

Psychology Today

QuitNet (smoking cessation website)

Rebuilding finances after rehab

Rehab Resources & Local PA Rehabs

Relationships in Recovery

Recognizing Addiction

Rehab and Medicaid: The Ultimate Guide to Medicaid Addiction Treatment

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

Rich Roll: Website of a podcaster, endurance athlete, vegan, and inspirational guy

School Shooting resources (I am so incredibly sorry to even have to include them)

Science Based Medicine - a critical review of the science behind treatments

Signs of Addiction


Sleep Hygiene

Sleep therapies without medication

Southeastern Pennsylvania Intergroup Association (resource for local AA meetings) 

 Spiritual Path of Recovery

Stay or go: relocation after in recovery

Stress and Health

Swim Back to Health: The Guide to Aquatic Therapy for Recovering Addicts

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Substance Abuse

Suicide Prevention

Talking to siblings about mental illness

Termination: when to leave therapy

Therapist vs. Psychologist

Trauma, Violence & Abuse

Unconscious Bias

Understanding Addiction: How Addiction Hijacks the Brain

Understanding two types of Addiction

Wim Hof Method (a method to strengthen your body to stress via breathing)

Worst Pills, Best Pills (a website to understand supplements and medicines)

Yelling: does it work?

Zero Suicides



Other local clinicians to consider:

Amy Fantalis and Associates

Building Bridges

CBT Center for Anxiety and OCD

Elysia Benedict, PhD

Kara Schmidt, PhD

Kristen Herzel, PhD

Michael Feeley, PhD

Some apps to consider are(some free, others subscription):





Insight Timer


Oak (for Apple)



Simple Habit

Smiling Mind

Stop Breathe and Think

The Tapping Solution


Here is an article I wrote on 12 step programs which may be helpful. 

If you’re looking for inspiration, check out David Goggins, a true story of self improvement and overcoming adversity.


Please Note: Dr. Milbourne is not responsible for the content, claims or representations of the listed sites.

Here is a video about a concerning trend in social media.

City Hall with Billy Penn reflected in downtown Philadelphia

City Hall with Billy Penn reflected in downtown Philadelphia