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June 2011

Fact Sheet: HIV/AIDS and Disability

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This fact sheet discusses the risks of HIV for people with disabilities, and what agencies can do to respond—through institutional changes at the agency level and in advocating for national policy change.
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May 2011

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and other lifetime trauma among women seen in mental health settings

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This document provides a brief review of the available research documenting the prevalence of lifetime abuse among women receiving mental health services.
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April 2011

Forging New Collaborations: A Guide for Rape Crisis, Domestic Violence, and Disability Organizations

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Vera Institute of Justice’s Center on Victimization and Safety has created a roadmap for bringing together agencies at the intersection of violence and disability so that they can create a new and effective approach to safety, healing, and accessibility to services for their clients.
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March 2011

Women, Disability and Violence: Strategies to Increase Physical and Programmatic Access to Victims Services for Women with Disabilities

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This article strives to balance fairly and effectively the voices and needs of individuals with disabilities with those of service providers who provide either disability or domestic violence/sexual assault services. The intent of this article to is to highlight opportunities for positive change, hopefully in a way that will help empower service providers as well as victims and survivors with disabilities.
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January 2011

Real Tools: Responding to Multi-Abuse Trauma: A Tool Kit to Help Advocates and Community Partners Better Serve People with Multiple Issues

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This toolkit focuses on survivors of multi-abuse trauma - those who are affected by multiple issues that negatively affect safety, health, or well-being. It offers practical tools for advocates and community partners, such as health and mental heath care providers, to address the complex needs of survivors of multi-abuse trauma, no matter where survivors enter the social service system.
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January 2011

Reducing Barriers to Support for Women Fleeing Violence: A Toolkit for Supporting Women with Varying Levels of Mental Wellness and Substance Use

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This manual is designed to assist transition housing providers and other service providers to provide effective services to women fleeing violence. It draws on the knowledge of women who have experienced violence and those who have supported them.
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January 2011

Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury Tip Card

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This tip card provides information on one of the most unrecognized consequences of domestic violence, encouraging family members, friends, and professionals to be aware of the causes and long-term consequences of TBI.
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January 2011

Domestic violence and traumatic brain injuries

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This pamphlet provides information about signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injuries that are likely to result from domestic violence. The pamphlet also includes domestic violence screening questions for patients who have traumatic brain injuries.
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January 2011

Traumatic Brain Injury As a Result of Domestic Violence: Information, Screening and Model Practices: Trainer's Manual

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This toolkit for trainers and advocates, provides key information, exercises and resources. The materials facilitate ways to better equip domestic violence program staff to recognize, understand and respond more effectively to the specific needs of those living with TBI as a result of domestic violence.
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December 2010

The Politics of Memory: Part II. The Voice of the Oppressed

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This video highlights the historical roots of the mental health consumer/survivor/ex-patient movement in the fight for women’s rights.
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November 2010

Special report: For U.S. veterans, the war after the wars

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Since the war began in October 2001, there have been periodic reports about substance abuse, depression, domestic violence, suicide, homelessness and violent crime among traumatized veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq. High unemployment in a bad economy has merely compounded their troubles.
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October 2010

SEEING Beyond Abuse

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This article offers an overview of the consequenses of trauma to the eye that may be suffered by victims of abuse, highlighting the connection between domestic violence and glaucoma. It urges appropriate screening and intervention for eye care providers.