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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?
To reach the Somali community with relevant and timely information, the CVT St. Cloud team uses radio segments to reach as many as possible.
CVT’s capacity development work reaches even more people impacted by torture, trauma and other human rights abuses.
Simon Adams, Ph.D., CVT president and CEO, writes about Human Rights Day and finding hope in the journey of healing that survivors take on.
The CVT Ethiopia team in Tigray commemorated World Mental Health Day by bringing speeches, presentations and information about care, as well as contests and even t-shirts, to people in many locations.
Shelleyan Lewars, social media consultant, CVT Georgia, writes about efforts in Georgia to support and utilize the skills and talents of the state's new Americans.

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