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January 2015

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: Initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses

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Report findings document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with women's physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health. Data is included on non-partner violence, sexual abuse during childhood and forced first sexual experience. Information is also provided on women's responses. Available in English, French, and Spanish.
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January 2015

Mindshift

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The mobile app was designed for teens and young adults to help cope with anxiety. It provides tools to track and manage anxiety symptoms.
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January 2015

Rape Myth Acceptance: Implications for Counselor Education Programs

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This article describes a study of five master’s level counseling students to determine their level of acceptance of rape myths, which are destructive beliefs that rape victims are lying about their abuse or bear some responsibility for their victimization.
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January 2015

Smiling Mind

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This mobile app provides meditation tools for people 7 years or older.
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January 2015

Virtues, Narrative & Resilience: Key Findings on the Life Paths Project on the Laws of Life Essay and Pathways to Resilience

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This resource guide provides information on the Life Paths Research Project which includes the Reslience Portfolio model, measures to capture strengths.
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December 2014

How Gender Stereotypes and Stigma Associated with Mental Health & Substance Use Impact Survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

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This brief report discusses two stereotypes that negatively impact survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in legal proceedings: the stereotype that women who have mental health conditions or substance abuse issues are not credible when disclosing abuse and the conception that women with these conditions cannot also be good parents.
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June 2014

Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

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This webinar shares available data and service implications of working with transgender older adults who are often hesitant or unwilling to access care, live with higher rates of mental and physical health conditions, need the sensitivity of both trauma- and trans-informed providers, and who may need support with key social and interpersonal skills to effectively receive the care and services they need.
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March 2014

Mental Health and Substance Use Coercion Surveys

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This report describes two surveys of callers to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, one on mental health coercion and the other on substance use coercion. The surveys showed that both types of abuse were prevalent among hotline callers.
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January 2014

How Somatic Therapy Can Help Patients Suffering from Psychological Trauma

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This document discusses the benefits of somatic psychotherapy and how it works to help people who are experiencing stress, physical pain, and mental stress.
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January 2014

Circle of Hope: A Guide for Conducting Effective Psychoeducational Support Groups

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This manual offers a guide to planning and conducting educational support groups for survivors of sexual violence.
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January 2014

Take a Break

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This mobile app provides scripts for guided meditation.
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January 2014

TedTalk: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

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This TedTalk presented by pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains how traumatic experiences affect the brain and increase the risk for other health conditions.