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1 in 6
The mission of 1in 6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. Our mission also includes serving girlfriends, wives, partners, family members and friends by providing information and support resources on the web.

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American Psychological Association - Division of Trauma Psychology
Division 56 of the American Psychological Association. Non-psychologists are welcome to join as Professional Affiliate members

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE): The Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Adult Health and Well Being

An Infinite Mind
An Infinite Mind is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to educating the public and professional community about trauma based dissociation with a primary focus on Dissociative Identity Disorder in an effort to dispel the myths and stigmas attached to it.

The Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists
An international organization offering three distinct certifications to individuals providing support, education, intervention and treatment in the field of traumatic stress

Big Voice Pictures
Films for healing sexual abuse.

Boys and Men Healing
Forthcoming film from Big Voice Pictures

The ChildTrauma Academy
A not-for-profit organization based in Houston, Texas, which is a unique collaborative of individuals and organizations working to improve the lives of high-risk children through direct service, research, and education.

Child Trauma Institute
Provides extensive information on child and adolescent trauma/loss for professionals as well as for parents.

Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue
Beth Stamm provides training and motivational speeches on being a woman with a disability and on compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue.

DC Alliance
DC Alliance, Empowering Homicide Survivors, Inc. provides support to victims, co-victims and survivors of domestic violence or homicides. We will do everything we can to meet your expectations. Our mission is to act as a clearing house for direct and indirect services through outreach, and to help rebuild the lives of victims, survivors and their families.

Domestic Violence Mental Health Policy Initiative
The Domestic Violence and Mental Health Policy Initiative (DVMHPI) is an innovative Chicago-based project designed to address the unmet mental health needs of domestic violence survivors and their children.

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
Provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders.

Free Arts for Abused Children is a national nonprofit organization that integrates the healing and therapeutic power of the arts into the lives of children and youth who have been abused or families who have been designated as 'at risk'.

Gift From Within-PTSD Resources for Survivors and Caregivers
An International Nonprofit Organization for Survivor of Trauma and Victimization. Resources include essays, articles, poetry, art, Q&A and book reviews.

Handling Your Psychiatric Disability in Work and School
Site provides information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other employment and education issues for people with psychiatric disabilities

Healing Self Injury
The Sidran subsidiary site devoted to information about self-inflicted violence.

This educational website will provide information regarding psychological trauma as it pertains to you the victim, those close to the victim, or as a professional working in the area.

International Conference of War Veteran Ministers
A group comprised of over combat veterans who are also ordained ministers or full time religious workers

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

A not-for-profit professional organization promoting research and training in the identification of dissociative states

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

A membership organization providing a forum for the sharing of research, clinical strategies, public policy concerns and theoretical formulations on trauma in the United States and around the world

The Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma
The Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma is a non-profit organization dedicated to improve the lives of those who suffer from trauma and stress, and their families. The Traumaweb site contains information regarding trauma, stress, resiliency and coping, and offers useful advice and self-help strategies by the center's professional staff. This website gives information in Hebrew, English, Russian and Arabic. French coming soon.

Male Survivor
An organization of diverse individuals committed through research, education, advocacy and activism to the prevention, treatment, and elimination of all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men

Many Voices Press
Words of hope for people recovering from trauma and dissociative disorders 

The National Library of Medicine's information pages

National Center for PTSD
Research and education on PTSD; includes the PILOTS Database, an electronic index to PTSD literature.

National Center for Victims of Crime
Provides services and resources to crime victims and advocates for laws that secure victims' rights

Pat McClendon's Clinical Social Work Page
Many articles and links; includes a section on dissociative/posttraumatic stress symptomatology 

(Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors) works to make recovery from dissociative disorders a reality through training, informing and supporting. A U.K. based website

Psychological Non Epileptic Seizures - blog and resources
Some history of trauma has been observed in 44-100% of PNES patients and 23-77% are reported to have a history of physical or sexual abuse.

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. Inside, you'll find statistics, counseling resources, prevention tips, news and more.

Rape Crisis Network Ireland
Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) is the national representative body for Rape Crisis Centres in Ireland. The RCNI role includes the development and coordination of national projects, supporting Rape Crisis Centres to reach quality assurance standards, using our expertise to influence national policy and social change. The RCNI is a national information and resource centre on all aspects of sexual violence, with a proven capacity in strategic leadership including contributing and advising on the necessary infra-structure for a national response to all aspects of sexual violence.

Risking Connection®
Sidran Institute is proud to announce that the Risking Connection® program is continuing to grow and diversify in the ways it provides support to traumatized individuals, their families, and the folks who work with them.

The Sanctuary for Veterans and Families
The Sanctuary for Veterans and Families strives to promote healthier, more resilient military families by providing direct support, services, and advocacy addressing the impacts of combat-related trauma, and facilitating the reintegration of veterans into the family system and community.

Season of Sorrows - Vietnam Veteran
Season of Sorrows serves to give family and friends a detailed look inside the hour-to-hour world of the veteran who suffers PTSD from service in a combat zone. Written by a 100% disabled combat veteran, Season of Sorrows tells you what the veteran can't or won't tell you about the types of experiences that haunt him (or her) long after their return home.

Self-Injury Pages
Information, self-help, and personal stories

Stop Prison Rape
SPR seeks to end sexual violence committed against men, women, and youth in all forms of detention.

Survivors' Art Foundation
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to encourage healing through the arts; site features an online web art gallery for visual, literary, and performing artists

The Social Security and Disability Resource Center
The Social Security and Disability Resource Center website (SSDRC.com) provides a detailed overview of how the federal disability system works (social security disability and SSI) and also provides answers to many questions that applicants typically have, but often have trouble finding answers to. For the most part, the site is based on the author's personal experience as a former disability-medicaid caseworker, and also as a former disability examiner for the social security administration

The Trauma and Mental Health Report
Sharing knowledge on trauma and mental health with the community

Depending on what you are looking for, a Consultation will determine what Counselor you want to talk to. The site has hundreds of Counselors to choose from and many categories of specialties

Trauma Info Pages
Site mantained by Oregon psychologist David Baldwin, Ph.D.  

Treatment of PTSD and Addiction
Article from RecoveryConnection.org

For specific information about issues of unique concern to veterans, we recommend:
Vietnam Veterans Homepage

WAVE Trust
WAVE Trust (Worldwide Alternatives to ViolencE) is an international charity dedicated to advancing public awareness of the root causes of violence and the means to prevent and reduce violence in our society. 

We Are Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
This website is dedicated to the tens of millions of adult survivors of child abuse and neglect who get up every day and try to work and function in a world that seems to not care about us.

Women Speak Out
(Wo)Men Speak Out™ is a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating rape, sexual assault and gender violence. We seek to educate both men and women, cultivating healthy relationships and gender equity.

The Wounded Healer Journal
Linda Chapman, LCSW's resources for therapists who are survivors of childhood trauma and abuse; much rich material for non-therapists, too

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