RESOURCES FOR TEENS
Here are some resources and ideas for how to get high, stay healthy and have fun, all while living a sober lifestyle
Other Cool Local Resources:
1227 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302
Movement Mass w Melissa Michaels & Friends
Every Sunday at 10:45am
Also check out Surfing the Creative, watch this video to LEARN MORE: https://youtu.be/WU3GVKrT3xs
5 Rhythms Dance
Find the time and location of the dance nearest you by clicking on the following link: http://www.5rhythms.com/ (click on ‘find a class’)
Also feel free to watch this videos to learn more:
https://youtu.be/WU3GVKrT3xs (Surfing the Creative)
Sports/Athletics: Running, Dancing, Soccer, Baseball, Football, Basketball, Martial Arts, Boxing, Skiing/ Snow boarding, Lacrosse
Local Recreation centers and gyms near you!
The Avalon Ballroom: http://www.boulderdancecoalition.org/calendar.php?venue=The%20Avalon
Boulder Indoor Soccer : http://www.boulderindoorsoccer.com/
Front Range Boxing Academy: http://www.frontrangeboxing.com/
Martial Arts: http://www.wayofthecrane.com/classes.html
Sober Community: 12 Step Community
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA):
Marijuana Anonymous (MA):
Al-Anon (for friends and family of alcoholics or drug addicts):
Narcotics Anonymous (NA):
Nature: Nearby Trails, Open Space, Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, Ocean, Mountains, Even your own backyard!
Full list of Boulder Trails: https://bouldercolorado.gov/osmp/basic-trail-information
Main Outdoor Locations:
Scott Carpenter Park
Community Service/ Volunteering: Contact a local food bank, farm, emergency housing agency, organization for people with developmental disabilities, senior living center, or faith center of your choice
EFAA (Emergency Family Assistance Association):
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless:
Harvest for Hope Food Pantry:
Imagine! (for Adults with developmental disabilities):
Sunrise Senior Living or Brookdale:
Laughing Goat on Pearl St.
St. Julien Hotel - http://www.stjulien.com/d/events-entertainment
Fox Theater - http://foxtheatre.com/
Boulder Theater - http://www.bouldertheater.com/
Red Rocks - http://redrocksonline.com/concerts-events/listing
Local Open Mic Nights:
Local Live Music & Open Mic Nights in and around your community
Bodywork Bistro: http://bodyworkbistro.com/
Local Bodywork and Massage Centers
Natural Highs Reading List
Cass, Hyla; Holford, Patrick (2002): Natural Highs. Supplements, Nutrition, and Mind-Body Techniques. New York: Penguin Putnam
Caldwell, Christine (1996). Getting our Bodies back. Recovery, Healing, and Transformation through Body-Centered Psychotherapy. Shambahala.
Milkman, Harvey & Sunderwirth, S. (1987): Craving for Ecstasy. The Consciousness and Chemistry of Escape. Lexington Books.
Weil, Andrew & Rosen, Winifred (1993): From Chocolate to Morphine. Everything you need to know about mind-altering drugs. Houghton Mifflin Company.
DesMaisons, Kathleen (1998): Potatoes, Not Prozac. A Natural Seven-Step Dietary Plan to control your cravings … NewYork: Simon and Schuster
Workman, Jennifer (2002). Stop your Cravings. A customized program combining ayurveda and Western nutrition for achieving optimum health and maximum weight loss.
Amen, Daniel (1998). Change your Brain, Change your Life. The breakthrough program for conquering anxiety, depression, obsessiveness, anger, and impulsiveness, Three River Press.
Gordon, Jon (2003). Energy Addict. 101 Physical, Mental & Spiritual Ways to Energize your Life. New York, NY: Perigree Book.
Natural Highs Favorite TED Talks
The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health | Julia Rucklidge | TEDxChristchurch, Micro-Nutrient Therapy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dqXHHCc5lA
Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend | TED Talk | TED.com: Change your thinking to change your stress & health https://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend
Amy Cuddy: Your body language may shape who you are | TED Talk, Powerposes: https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_are
The Power of Addiction and The Addiction of Power: Gabor Maté https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66cYcSak6nE
The demise of guys? Philip Zimbardo – On addiction to videogames, technology & porn: https://www.ted.com/talks/zimchallenge
Johann Hari: Everything you think about Addiction is wrong: https://www.ted.com/talks/johann_hari_everything_you_think_you_know_about_addiction_is_wrong