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To honor World Mental Health Day, the team at CVT Ethiopia-Gambella held activities to share information about the importance of mental health and the care that is available.
As CVT Iraq’s Protecting and Promoting Community Resilience project comes to a close, we recognize all the amazing work and impacts that made a difference for partners and survivors of torture and conflict-related trauma.
CVT Ethiopia Gambella honored the Int'l Day in Support of Victims of Torture with a day of information-sharing, speeches, dance and community.
Jessica Douglas, external relations officer, CVT Georgia, writes about the work underway to improve access to mental health care for all Georgians.
Leora Hudak, migration partnerships program manager, writes about CVT’s work to support asylum seekers as they make their way to destinations in the United States.
To commemorate 26 June, the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, members of the CVT team in Nairobi and Kakuma reflected on their work and on what healing means to survivors.
For Pride month, CVT recognizes hope and care for LGBTQI+ clients, with a special focus on the work in Nairobi, Kenya.
Noor Al-Sagher, CVT tele-mental health therapist/trainer, Survivors of Torture Initiative, writes from the point of view of a child coming to CVT’s group sessions for care in Amman, in order to share how the healing process works for a 12 year-old.
Dr. Simon Adams, CVT president and CEO, writes about the opportunity facing the U.S. today to repair its broken system for asylum and refugee resettlement.
A question on International Women's Day 2022: How are women coping with the mental health challenges of our times?

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