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Additional Coping with Job Loss

Resource for people coping with and recovering from job loss. Content items and links on this site are considered to be job loss recovery resources. There are articles about coping with job loss, getting started with a job search, starting a resume or updating your current resume, and more.


The Riley Guide is a directory of employment and career information sources and services. We have information you need on filing for unemployment benefits, advice on surviving a job loss and links to networking and support groups.


Plant and business closings, downsizings, and reductions in hours affect employees in numerous adverse ways. Workers lose income, the security of a steady job and, often, the health and retirement benefits that go along with working full time. Dislocated workers may have many questions, some of them concerning health and retirement benefits. View this page from the Department of Labor for a list of resources and answers to commonly asked question regarding health and retirement benefits.


Helpguide's mission is to help you understand, prevent and resolve many of life's challenges. Our goal is to empower you with the knowledge and support you need to take charge of your life and make healthy choices. Helpguide provides free online resources that are motivating, balanced, and ad-free -- easy to look at, easy to understand and focused on information you can use to help yourself. Very good Work & Career section covering career and networking, job stress and unemployment, and Bring Your Life Into Balance toolkit for managing overwhelming stress and emotions so that you can remain calm and focused in the face of any work-related challenge. Helpguide Helps You Help Yourself to Better Mental and Emotional Health.


31 page PDF The Harris Rothenberg Portal Web Site Guide


The Lines for Life Crisis Call Center provides hope through free, confidential crisis intervention and referral services 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Military Helpline.org The Military Helpline has your back. (888) 457-4838 Reintegration can be difficult, no matter how much you’ve trained for it. The Military Helpline is here to assist you in gaining access to the resources you deserve along with anonymous, confidential crisis intervention and sensitivity to military-specific issues. You served courageously, now choose to get the help you deserve.
  • Youth Line If you’d like to talk please call 1-877-968-8491 or text teen2teen to 839863.
  • Bullying - YouthLine Offers H.O.P.E To help those in need, the YouthLine offers teen-to-teen counseling that is completely confidential. You can talk about bullying without being judged or worrying about someone else finding out. You can text us if you'd prefer. Call (877) 968-8491 or text teen2teen to 839863
  • Need Help? Suicide Lifeline 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Substance Helpline 800-923-HELP (4957)

If you feel that you have been denied fair housing, if it just seemed like, "they shouldn't be able to do that" - you might be right.

It costs nothing to call 1-800-424-3247 and choose extension #2.
Tell them your story, they'll tell you if they can help.
Much of the time they can help.
Did I mention that it is free?


5-Steps to Relieve Stress & Bring Your Life Into Balance from Helpguide. This 5-step program includes articles, videos, and audio meditations. You’ll learn why emotional intelligence is so important to your emotional and physical health and then you’ll learn two core skills for reducing overwhelming stress. The first skill is quick stress relief. The second skill is emotional awareness—how to recognize, monitor, and safely connect to what you feel without becoming overwhelmed.


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