Adoptee Resources

The Primal Wound – By Nancy Newton Verrier. Can be purchased used on Amazon

Journey of the Adopted Self – By Betty Jean Lifton. Can be purchased on Amazon.

Paul Sunderland– Lecture on Addiction & Adoption. Can be found on YouTube.

Katie Baird –

Jessenia Arias- Parmer – I Am Adopted –

Intercountry Adoptee Voices – ICAV

Truth is Louder – Moses Farrow –

Adoptees for Justice –

Adoptees On Podcast- Found online, can listen on iTunes, Spotify, & many other portals. Visit for more details.

Find a up to date list of Adoptee Therapists.

Adoptee Books– Visit where you will find a comprehensive list of adoptee books recommended by adult adoptees.

Pamela Karanova’s blog where she documents her journey over years of her life uncovering the truth of who she is and where she came from.

Dear Adoption, is a community where adoptees share stories.

Who Am I Really? Damon Davis interviews adoptees, giving them space to share their stories.

Start writing, journaling, and documenting your adoptee journey. WordPress is our recommended platform that is free to use. Healing through writing is a wonderful healing outlet and we highly recommend it.

Anne Heffron’s Blog –

Janet Nordine’s Blog –

Adult Adoptee Support Forum –

Adoptees Connect, Inc. –

Crisis Hotline Numbers

National Suicide Prevention LifelineCall: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

The Trevor Project – LGBTQ Community. Call: 1-866-488-7386

National Domestic Violence Hotline Call: 1-800-799-7233

National Sexual Assault Hotline Call: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

Suicide Hotline: Call: 1-800-784-2433

National Hopeline Network Call: 1-800-442-4673

General Crisis Support by Text

Crisis Text Line: Text Support to 741-741 (24/7) Trained counselors can discuss anything that’s on your mind. Free 24/7, confidential.

Not a crisis but need someone to talk to:

Warm Line:1-877-840-5167 Mon-Fri 10AM-9PM & Sat 5PM-9PM