Bloodletters is here to help and we know the first step is always the hardest. To make that step a little easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of resources that might be useful.

While not every course of action is right for everyone, and we don’t claim that there is any magical cure for any emotional, mental, or physical trauma, we’d like to do everything we can to help.

Help for Veterans:

Addiction Resource: Help for veterans with substance abuse issues and dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. A resource for both Veterans and their families.

Make the Connection: Shared experiences and support for veterans. A comprehensive resource to help current and former service members and their failies. Military personnel often faces different mental health issues than the general public.

Veterans Crisis Line

Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Residents:

re:solve Crisis Network has trained and licensed counselors on call 24/7 for anyone who needs it. Call 1-888-796-8226.

Crisis Center North is a resource for victims of domestic violence and abuse.

North Hills Psychological Associates has offices in Wexford, Robinson Township, Squirrel Hill,  and Downtown Pittsburgh.

PAAR – Pittsburgh Action Against Rape

Lydia’s Place is an affiliate of Renewal, Inc. and provides services to  female offenders who are trying to build better, more productive lives for themselves and their children.

Renewal, Inc. provides services such as work-release programs, drug and alcohol treatment programs, and alternative housing for individuals who have come through the Allegheny County Jail, Pennsylvania State Corrections, or the Federal Criminal Justice Systems.

HEARTH For families experiencing homelessness who are survivors of domestic abuse

California Residents: is a detox and rehab facility available to residents of California. Call 1-888-935-1318 for information and options. Don’t suffer alone. is an online resource directory for drug and alcohol recovery rehab centers available to California residents. Call 1-888-480-1703 to speak with a specialist.


Alcoholics Anonymous: Find a meeting in your area if you’re struggling with alcohol addiction.

After Silence is an online forum for survivors of rape and sexual assault.

Dove Center: Provides safety, advocacy, and counseling to individuals whose lives have been shattered by domestic violence and or sexual assault. 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-656-HOPE. Email a web resource that provides information and support to people fighting substance abuse and addiction. 24/7 Helpline: 877-881-4737 Information, resources, and immediate help for those in need of mental health counseling. Provided by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

RAINN: Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network is a national online source for drug and alcohol addiction recovery.

The Recovery Village: Personalized addiction treatment with a holistic approach.

Sunshine Behavioral Health: A fully-comprehensive service with you every step of the way on your road to recovery. Call 877-298-5445 to speak with a counselor.