Care Package for Thursday, May 21, 2020

Poetry: I Have Lived My Whole Life in a Painting Called Paradise by Diane Seuss
with the milkweeds splitting at the seams emancipating their
seeds
that were once packed in their pods like the wings and hollow
bones
of a damp bird held too tightly in a green hand. And the giant
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Song In My Head: Breakaway by Big Pig

Illusionism: René Magritte’s The Human Condition

Photo credit: renemagritte.org

Self-Care: Tension Headache Relief with Simple Stretches

Recipe: Alcohol-Free Mint Julep

Photo credit: gastronomblog.com

My Favorite Places: Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

Photo credit: britannica.com

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS & WEBSITES
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255, suicidepreventionlifeline.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233, thehotline.org/help

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453, childhelp.org

The Trevor Project LGBTQ Crisis Hotline: 866-488-7386, thetrevorproject.org

GLBT National Health Center: 888-843-4564, https://www.glbthotline.org/

GLBT National Youth Talkline: 800-246-7743, https://www.glbthotline.org/talkline.html

Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255, veteranscrisisline.net

Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860, translifeline.org

State Labor Offices: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/state/contacts

State & Local Health Departments: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/Phone-Numbers_State-and-Local-Health-Departments.pdf

Child Welfare Information Gateway: https://www.childwelfare.gov/contact/

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