for kick-starting the December #givingseason!

As of today, we've raised $1,255 out of our goal: $15,000.

Please help us end the year with $15,000. Teamwork makes the dream work. -Coach McGeehan

The Legacy School, Inc. DBA Listen to Kids
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Further Reading and Research

Books & Workbooks: PTSD & Resilience

How Emotions are Made by Lisa Feldman Barrett

Codependent No More by Melodie Beattie

Resilience by Linda Graham

Healing Trauma by Peter Levine (workbook with audio exercises)

In an Unspoken Voice by Peter Levine

The Drama of the Gifted Child by Alice Miller

The Intuitive Eating Workbook by Tribole & Resch

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk

Books & Workbooks: Mindfulness

Mindfulness Magazine

Radical Compassion by Tara Brach

The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

Yin Yoga; Essential Poses and Sequences for Balanced Energy by Diane R. Paylor

Real Change; Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World by Sharon Salzberg

The Intuitive Eating Workbook by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness by David Treleaven

Books & Workbooks: Christian Faith & Trauma Healing

Meditations on Christ; A 5-minute Guided Journal for Christians by Benjamin Decker

Heel Catcher; The Story of Jacob Revisited for Those who are Anxious, Tired, and Struggling to Make Life Work  by Steve Foster



Felitti, Dr. Vincent—Adverse Childhood Experiences presentation—Canada 2009

Shelter documentary film on youth homelessness
WARNING: strong language, drug use, descriptions of violence

Gurus to Follow on Social Media

Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble


Brandon J. Johnson

Brene Brown




Jack Kornfield

Joe Truss @trussleadership

Lama Rod Owens

Lorenzo Lewis @theconfessproj

Sharon Salzberg

Simone Biles

Somatopia (Dr. Albert Wong )

Tara Brach


More Institutions that Help


New Orleans Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies
They conducted a landmark study on the effects of trauma in NOLA kids.  Very interesting.

National Resources

Local/NOLA Resources