You are not alone.
Many people have been hurt by armies, clans, gangs and people from the government. Sometimes these events can cause physical and emotional pain or problems for many years.
If you have had harmful things done to you during armed conflict or by government officials, you may:
These are just some problems torture survivors experience. There are many other ways torture changes people. If you are a survivor of torture and have any of these problems – or any other related problems – you can get help.
To learn about taking care of yourself after traumatic experiences, click here.
To see contacts for CVT healing center locations, click here.
If you are a refugee or asylum seeker living in the U.S. and need care, see rehabilitative centers here.
To learn about opportunities for survivors in Minnesota seeking community, click here.
At CVT, our mission is to help survivors of torture rebuild their lives. We work to do this in several ways. But there are some kinds of care that CVT is not able to provide. We can direct you to resources that will provide that support.