Local Resources in the Asheville Area

Mobile Crisis Services 24-Hour Crisis Service: 1.888.573.1006

On-site intervention and stabilization of mental health, substance use and developmental disability crises. Call anytime. Mobile Crisis services come to you.

Helpmate 24-Hour Crisis Line: 828.254.0516

Services for those affected by domestic violence whose partner may be violent, threatening, critical or controlling. Provides free emergency shelter, counseling, court advocacy and support for you and your children. Services for men and women. Free and confidential.

C3-356 Comprehensive Care Center: 828.254.2700

Help with mental health/substance use/intellectual disability issues. 24-hour walk-in clinic. Located at 356 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina 28801.

Buncombe County Family Justice Center: 828.250.6900

A centralized location where victims of domestic and sexual violence can access coordinated support from several different partner agencies including law enforcement, non-profit service providers, health care providers and government services. Call for an appointment or walk-in. Located at 35 Woodfin Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801.

Our Voice 24-Hour Crisis Line: 828.255.7576

Services for those affected by rape, sexual assault/abuse. Includes: counseling; accompaniment to medical services, law enforcement interviews and court proceedings; information and referrals. Located within the Buncombe County Family Justice Center, 35 Woodfin Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801. Non-crisis phone number: 828.252.0562.

Neil Dobbins Center: 828.253.6306

Non-hospital medical detox center. Click here for more information.



• The Course of Love (a novel) by Alain de Botton

• Attached by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller

• Hold Me Tight: 7 Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson

• The Attachment Effect by Peter Lovenheim

• Becoming Attached by Robert Karen, Ph.D

• Polysecure: Attachment, Trauma and Consensual Nonmonogamy by Jessica Fern


• A Radical Awakening by Dr. Shefali

• Untamed by Glennon Doyle


• The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

• Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell

• Parallel Process by Krissy Pozatek

• Life isn’t Binary by Meg-John Baker and Alex Iantaffi

• Families in Transition by Arlene S Skolnick and Jerome H Skolnick

• The Transgender Teen by Stephanie A. Brill

• You’re Not Listening by Kate Murphy

• The Primal Wound by Nancy Newton Verrier

• Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew by Sherrie Eldridge

• Emotional Intelligence; Why it Can Matter More than IQ by Daniel Goleman

• The Journey of The Heroic Parent by Brad M. Reedy

• Beyond Behaviors by Mona Delahooke

• Brain-Body Parenting by Mona Delahooke


• Wired for Love by Stan Tatkin

• Wired for Dating by Stan Tatkin

• The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

• Boundaries: Where you end and I begin by Anne Katherine

• Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel

• The Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work by John Gottman and Nan Silver

• Passionate Marriage by David Schnarch

Sexual Assault | Sexual Abuse | Domestic Violence

• Healing Steps by Sharyn Higdon Jones

• The Courage to Heal A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis

• Recovery from Rape by Linda E. Ledray

• Why Does He Do That? By Lundy Bancroft

Social Justice & Equity

• White Fragility by Robin D’Angelo

• The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

• Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Tatum

• White Spaces Missing Faces by Catrice Jackson

• How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi

• My Grandmother’s Hands by Resemaa Menakem


• In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Maté

• Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change By Jeffrey Foote

• Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol by Holly Whitaker


• The Complete Enneagram By Beatrice Chestnut

• The Wisdom of The Enneagram by Riso and Hudson

Gender Identity

• The Gender Creative Child by Diane Ehrensaft

• A Quick and Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities by Mady G.

• Seeing Gender by Iris Gottlieb

• The A-Z of Gender and Sexuality by Morgan Lev Edward Holleb

Personal Growth

• The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

• I Thought It Was Just Me: (But It Isn’t) by Brene Brown

• Rising Strong by Brene Brown

• Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown

• The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

• Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff

• The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck by Sarah Knight

• The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson

• You Are a Badass®: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero

• Wherever You Go There You are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

• The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

• The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

• The Laws of Spirit by Dan Millman

• The Art of Communication by Thich Nhat Hanh

• How to See-mindfulness essentials by Thich Nhat Hanh

• The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

• The Anatomy of Peace by The Arbinger Institute

• Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman

• Lost Connections by Johann Hari

• Scattered Minds by Gabor Mate

• Carry on, Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton

• Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton


• It Didn’t Start With You by Mark Wolynn

• Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine

• The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk

• Healing the Fragmented Selves Of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Internal Self Alienation by Janina Fisher

• Polyvagal Exercises for Safety and Connection: by Deb Dana

• The IRest Program for Healing PTSD by Richard Miller

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