The following page provides links to other agencies that Dr. Rubino has worked with and respects. You may want to explore their sites too and see what they can offer you and your family.

challengeday.orgChallenge Day
Challenge Day goes to middle schools and high schools and they offer the students the opportunity to participate in a one day workshop where everyone feels safe, loved and validated. It is an amazing experience. They have appeared on Oprah, had a show on MTV and they were the subjects of an Academy Award winning documentary. They are now international too. If your child’s school has not had a Challenge Day, check out their site to find out how to arrange one

stayaliveandfree.orgAlive and Free
Alive and Free (originally Street Soldiers) was started by Dr. Joseph Marshall. The program works with teens to ensure they stay alive and free. It also offers the opportunity to go to college for free. Dr. Marshall also appeared on Oprah and received her Angel Award for his work. This program is being replicated across the country. Dr. Rubino is on the National Advisory Board and was a founding member of this board. Street Soldiers has a television and radio show. See what is has to offer your teen

Rubino Counseling works with Wevorce to helps couples ensure their divorce is less damaging to themselves, their finances and the people they love.

Wevorce is a self guided divorce solution including meditations, court-compliant preparation of legal documents, financial mapping and co-parenting tools.

The Lucas CenterThe Lucas Center
The Lucas Center was founded by Dr. Michael Rubino, a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist, in 2003 in memory of his nephew Lucas Michael Rubino.

At The Lucas Center we have trained professionals to help parents decide if their child needs an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or a 504 plan. 

Below is a list of helpful mental health care resources and information.

NAMI – The National Association
NAMI – The National Association for the Mentally Ill acts as an advocacy group to ensure people with mental illness receive the care they need. They fight insurance companies and have had a number of valuable laws passed. They also provide support and educational groups for people with a mental illness as well as the patient’s family and friends. These groups are often free. Check out how they advocate and how you can advocate for your child.

College Guide for Students With Psychiatric Disabilities
High school students with IEPs and mental health issues and learning disorders are entitled to help in college too.

Addiction & Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Addictive Advice & Treatment
LGBTQ+ Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources
Intervention for Addiction

Anxiety & Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
Anxiety Brain & Behavior Foundation
Anxiety & Depression Association

Depression, Suicide & Chronic Fatigue

NASD: Understanding Depression
Anxiety & Depression Association
What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First

At-Home Techniques for Boosting Your Emotional Wellness

How to Practice Mindfulness: The Ultimate Guide to Being More Mindful Throughout the Day
Promoting Mental Health at Home: How to Design the Perfect Meditation Room
15-Minute Yoga Flow for Stress Relief
7 diet changes that can help depression
Depression and Dental Health: Exploring the Connection, and How to Get Back on a Healthy Track
10 Ways Pets Support Mental Health

Note: The above resources are provided for informational purposes only. This sites is not responsible for the content, claims or representations of the listed sites.